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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

  • Board Certifications

    Surgery, American Board of Surgery

  • Academic Title


Where I see patients (4)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    41 Ratings
    About our process
    Aug 25, 2023
    Excellent. Doctor was very knowledgeable about my case history.
    Aug 15, 2023
    Very happy.Dpctor was very thorough and informative.
    Apr 05, 2023
    Mar 08, 2023
    Very good experience
    Oct 29, 2022
    All great
    Mar 23, 2022
    Gave us great news about my health

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