Dr. Ryutaro Hirose is a transplant surgeon who performs liver, kidney and pancreas transplants.

Hirose's research interests include the induction of immunologic tolerance, immune monitoring and cancer in transplant patients. He has received research grants from the National Kidney Foundation and UCSF School of Medicine.

Hirose earned his medical degree from Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, the medical school of Columbia University. He completed clinical research training at UCSF as a resident in general surgery and a fellow in molecular medicine and transplantation surgery.

Hirose is involved in teaching medical students as well as residents and fellows in surgery. He serves as associate director of UCSF's general surgery residency program.

  • Education

    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1989

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, General Surgery, 1997

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Molecular Medicine/Transplantation Surgery

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Kidney Transplant Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Liver Transplant Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Pancreas Transplant Services

400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
34 Reviews
I thought Dr. Hirose and his staff were wonderful! They explained everything so I could understand the details of my up coming surgery!
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
34 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
34 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
32 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
34 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
34 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
33 Reviews

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