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Sandy Feng, Ph.D., M.D.

Organ transplant surgeon

Dr. Sandy Feng is a transplant surgeon who performs liver, kidney and pancreas transplants. In her research, she studies the potential for bone marrow derived cells to contribute to liver regeneration and has been the recipient of research grants from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American College of Surgeons and American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

Feng is a graduate of Harvard College, where she received the prestigious Marshall Scholarship. She earned a doctorate in molecular biology at Cambridge University and a medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine, followed by a general surgery residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and a transplant fellowship at UCSF Medical Center. Feng has been an organizer and participant in several national conferences addressing issues critical to the transplantation community. She is a professor in residence of surgery at UCSF.

Clinics

Connie Frank Transplant Center at UCSF
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1551
Pre-Kidney Fax: (415) 353-8708
Post-Kidney Fax: (415) 353-8381

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Liver Transplant Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1888
Fax: (415) 353-8917

Hours: Pre-Liver Transplant Clinic Monday, Tuesday 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hours: Post-Liver Transplant Clinic Tuesday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Pancreas Transplant Services
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1551
Pre-Transplant Fax: (415) 353-8708
Post-Transplant Fax: (415) 353-4183

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

More about Sandy Feng

Education

Stanford University School of Medicine 1990

Residencies

Brigham and Women's Hospital, General Surgery 1995

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Transplant 1998

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Sharpton SR, Feng S, Hameed B, Yao F, Lai JC. Combined effects of recipient age and model for end-stage liver disease score on liver transplantation outcomes. Transplantation. 2014 Sep 15; 98(5):557-62.
  2. Feng S, Lai JC. Expanded criteria donors. Clin Liver Dis. 2014 Aug; 18(3):633-49.
  3. Parekh J, Roll GR, Feng S, Niemann CU, Hirose R. Peri-operative hyperglycemia is associated with delayed graft function in deceased donor renal transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2013 Jul-Aug; 27(4):E424-30.
  4. Lai JC, Feng S, Vittinghoff E, Roberts JP. Offer patterns of nationally placed livers by donation service area. Liver Transpl. 2013 Apr; 19(4):404-10.
  5. Lai JC, Feng S, Roberts JP. An examination of liver offers to candidates on the liver transplant wait-list. Gastroenterology. 2012 Nov; 143(5):1261-5.
  6. Feng S, Ekong UD, Lobritto SJ, Demetris AJ, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P, Alonso EM, Philogene MC, Ikle D, Poole KM, Bridges ND, Turka LA, Tchao NK. Complete immunosuppression withdrawal and subsequent allograft function among pediatric recipients of parental living donor liver transplants. JAMA. 2012 Jan 18; 307(3):283-93.
  7. Singh KM, Phung YT, Kohla MS, Lan BY, Chan S, Suen DL, Murad S, Rheault S, Davidson P, Evans J, Singh M, Dohil S, Osorio RW, Wakil AE, Page K, Feng S, Cooper SL. KIR genotypic diversity can track ancestries in heterogeneous populations: a potential confounder for disease association studies. Immunogenetics. 2012 Feb; 64(2):97-109.
  8. Gelb B, Feng S. Management of the liver transplant patient. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Dec; 3(6):631-47.
  9. Feng S. Long-term management of immunosuppression after pediatric liver transplantation: is minimization or withdrawal desirable or possible or both? Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2008 Oct; 13(5):506-12.
  10. Yao FY, Kerlan RK, Hirose R, Davern TJ, Bass NM, Feng S, Peters M, Terrault N, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Excellent outcome following down-staging of hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation: an intention-to-treat analysis. Hepatology. 2008 Sep; 48(3):819-27.
  11. Feng S. Steatotic livers for liver transplantation--life-saving but at a cost. Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Jul; 5(7):360-1.
  12. Roayaie K, Feng S. Allocation policy for hepatocellular carcinoma in the MELD era: room for improvement? Liver Transpl. 2007 Nov; 13(11 Suppl 2):S36-43.
  13. Gilmore AS, Helderman JH, Ricci JF, Ryskina KL, Feng S, Kang N, Legorreta AP. Linking the US transplant registry to administrative claims data: expanding the potential of transplant research. Med Care. 2007 Jun; 45(6):529-36.
  14. Sekine S, Gutiérrez PJ, Lan BY, Feng S, Hebrok M. Liver-specific loss of beta-catenin results in delayed hepatocyte proliferation after partial hepatectomy. Hepatology. 2007 Feb; 45(2):361-8.
  15. Biggins SW, Feng S. In a MELD-based economy, how can we fight off inflation? Liver Transpl. 2007 Jan; 13(1):2-4.
  16. Brennan TV, Bostrom A, Feng S. Optimizing living donor kidney graft function by donor-recipient pair selection. Transplantation. 2006 Sep 15; 82(5):651-6.
  17. Rafaelian O, Coakley FV, Qayyum A, Breiman RS, Yeh BM, Joe BN, Westphalen AC, Feng S. Magnetic resonance imaging of hepatocellular carcinoma mimicking focal nodular hyperplasia: a potential pitfall in patients with cirrhosis? J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2006 Sep-Oct; 30(5):796-9.
  18. Merion RM, Goodrich NP, Feng S. How can we define expanded criteria for liver donors? J Hepatol. 2006 Oct; 45(4):484-8.
  19. Sekine S, Lan BY, Bedolli M, Feng S, Hebrok M. Liver-specific loss of beta-catenin blocks glutamine synthesis pathway activity and cytochrome p450 expression in mice. Hepatology. 2006 Apr; 43(4):817-25.
  20. Feng S, Si M, Taranto SE, McBride MA, Mudge C, Stritzel S, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P. Trends over a decade of pediatric liver transplantation in the United States. Liver Transpl. 2006 Apr; 12(4):578-84.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.