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Quan-Yang Duh, M.D.

Endocrine surgeon

Dr. Quan-Yang Duh specializes in surgery to treat tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands, as well as other endocrine and gastrointestinal malignancies. He has a special interest in laparoscopic surgery and minimally invasive endocrine surgery.

Duh earned his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also completed his residency training in surgery and a fellowship in endocrine surgery. He is the past president of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons and the San Francisco Surgical Society, as well as president of the American College of Surgeons (Northern California chapter). Duh has been a professor at UCSF since 1988 and is listed in the publication Best Doctors in America. He is board certified in surgery.

Clinics

Endocrine Surgery and Oncology Clinic
1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7687
Fax: (415) 353-7781

Hours: Monday to Friday,
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

Mandarin
Taiwanese

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 1981

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, General Surgery 1988

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Endocrine Surgery 1986

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Seib CD, Harari A, Conte FA, Duh QY, Clark OH, Gosnell JE. Utility of serum thyroglobulin measurements after prophylactic thyroidectomy in patients with hereditary medullary thyroid cancer. Surgery. 2014 Aug; 156(2):394-8.
  2. Lenders JW, Duh QY, Eisenhofer G, Gimenez-Roqueplo AP, Grebe SK, Murad MH, Naruse M, Pacak K, Young WF. Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jun; 99(6):1915-42.
  3. Seib CD, Greenblatt DY, Campbell MJ, Shen WT, Gosnell JE, Clark OH, Duh QY. Adrenalectomy outcomes are superior with the participation of residents and fellows. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Jul; 219(1):53-60.
  4. Candell L, Campbell MJ, Shen WT, Gosnell JE, Clark OH, Duh QY. Ultrasound-guided methylene blue dye injection for parathyroid localization in the reoperative neck. World J Surg. 2014 Jan; 38(1):88-91.
  5. Scholten A, Cisco RM, Vriens MR, Shen WT, Duh QY. Variant adrenal venous anatomy in 546 laparoscopic adrenalectomies. JAMA Surg. 2013 Apr; 148(4):378-83.
  6. D'Agostino J, Wall J, Soler L, Vix M, Duh QY, Marescaux J. Virtual neck exploration for parathyroid adenomas: a first step toward minimally invasive image-guided surgery. JAMA Surg. 2013 Mar; 148(3):232-8; discussion 238.
  7. Park-Sigal J, Don BR, Porzig A, Recker R, Griswold V, Sebastian A, Duh QY, Portale AA, Shoback D, Schambelan M. Severe hypercalcemic hyperparathyroidism developing in a patient with hyperaldosteronism and renal resistance to parathyroid hormone. J Bone Miner Res. 2013 Mar; 28(3):700-8.
  8. Cohen JK, Cisco RM, Scholten A, Mitmaker E, Duh QY. Pheochromocytoma crisis resulting in acute heart failure and cardioembolic stroke in a 37-year-old man. Surgery. 2014 Apr; 155(4):726-7.
  9. Scholten A, Cisco RM, Vriens MR, Cohen JK, Mitmaker EJ, Liu C, Tyrrell JB, Shen WT, Duh QY. Pheochromocytoma crisis is not a surgical emergency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Feb; 98(2):581-91.
  10. Cisco RM, Kuo JH, Ogawa L, Scholten A, Tsinberg M, Duh QY, Clark OH, Gosnell JE, Shen WT. Impact of race on intraoperative parathyroid hormone kinetics: an analysis of 910 patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism. Arch Surg. 2012 Nov 1; 147(11):1036-40.
  11. Tsinberg M, Duh QY, Cisco RM, Gosnell JE, Scholten A, Clark OH, Shen WT. Practice patterns and job satisfaction in fellowship-trained endocrine surgeons. Surgery. 2012 Dec; 152(6):953-6.
  12. Randolph GW, Duh QY, Heller KS, LiVolsi VA, Mandel SJ, Steward DL, Tufano RP, Tuttle RM. The prognostic significance of nodal metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma can be stratified based on the size and number of metastatic lymph nodes, as well as the presence of extranodal extension. Thyroid. 2012 Nov; 22(11):1144-52.
  13. Schreinemakers JM, Vriens MR, Munoz-Perez N, Guerrero MA, Suh I, Rinkes IH, Gosnell J, Shen WT, Clark OH, Duh QY. Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography scan-positive recurrent papillary thyroid cancer and the prognosis and implications for surgical management. World J Surg Oncol. 2012; 10:192.
  14. Duh QY. Thyroid cancer operations for obese patients: the bad news and the good news. Arch Surg. 2012 Sep; 147(9):811-2.
  15. Hodin R, Angelos P, Carty S, Chen H, Clark O, Doherty G, Duh QY, Evans DB, Heller K, Inabnet W, Kebebew E, Pasieka J, Perrier N, Sturgeon C. No need to abandon unilateral parathyroid surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Aug; 215(2):297; author reply 297-300.
  16. Harari A, Sippel RS, Goldstein R, Aziz S, Shen W, Gosnell J, Duh QY, Clark OH. Successful localization of recurrent thyroid cancer in reoperative neck surgery using ultrasound-guided methylene blue dye injection. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Oct; 215(4):555-61.
  17. Tsinberg M, Liu C, Duh QY. Subclinical Cushing's syndrome. J Surg Oncol. 2012 Oct 1; 106(5):572-4.
  18. Grogan RH, Mitmaker EJ, Hwang J, Gosnell JE, Duh QY, Clark OH, Shen WT. A population-based prospective cohort study of complications after thyroidectomy in the elderly. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 May; 97(5):1645-53.
  19. Duh QY. The Bayes theorem wins: comment on "Impact of localization studies and clinical scenario in patients with hyperparathyroidism being evaluated for reoperative neck surgery". Arch Surg. 2011 Dec; 146(12):1403.
  20. Vriens MR, Weng J, Suh I, Huynh N, Guerrero MA, Shen WT, Duh QY, Clark OH, Kebebew E. MicroRNA expression profiling is a potential diagnostic tool for thyroid cancer. Cancer. 2012 Jul 1; 118(13):3426-32.

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