Sandy Feng, PhD, MD

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., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1888
Fax: (415) 353-8917

Hours: Pre-Liver Transplant Clinic Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hours: Post-Liver Transplant Clinic Tuesday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Thursday 1-4 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

Board Certification

Surgery

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. McLin VA, Allen U, Boyer O, Bucuvalas J, Colledan M, Cuturi MC, d'Antiga L, Debray D, Dezsofi A, Goyet JV, Dhawan A, Durmaz O, Falk C, Feng S, Fischler B, Franchi-Abella S, Frauca E, Ganschow R, Gottschalk S, Hadzic N, Hierro L, Horslen S, Hubscher S, Karam V, Kelly D, Maecker-Kolhoff B, Mazariegos G, McKiernan P, Melk A, Nobili V, Ozgenç F, Reding R, Sciveres M, Sharif K, Socha P, Toso C, Vajro P, Verma A, Wildhaber BE, Baumann U. Early and Late Factors Impacting Patient and Graft Outcome in Pediatric Liver Transplantation: Summary of an ESPGHAN Monothematic Conference. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Sep; 65(3):e53-e59.
  2. Feng S, Bucuvalas J. "Tolerance after liver transplantation: Where are we?" Liver Transpl. 2017 Aug 17.
  3. Feng S. Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT) in High MELD Score Patients. Liver Transpl. 2017 Jul 18.
  4. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Dodge JL, Boscardin WJ, Segev DL, Roberts JP, Feng S. Development of a novel frailty index to predict mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease. Hepatology. 2017 Aug; 66(2):564-574.
  5. Feng S. Optimizing Graft Survival by Pretreatment of the Donor. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Mar 07; 12(3):388-390.
  6. Chandran S, Feng S. Current status of tolerance in kidney transplantation. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2016 Nov; 25(6):591-601.
  7. Wang CW, Feng S, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Zhou LQ, Yeh BM, Lai JC. A Comparison of Muscle Function, Mass, and Quality in Liver Transplant Candidates: Results From the Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation Study. Transplantation. 2016 Aug; 100(8):1692-8.
  8. Feng S, Demetris AJ, Spain KM, Kanaparthi S, Burrell BE, Ekong UD, Alonso EM, Rosenthal P, Turka LA, Ikle D, Tchao NK. Five-year histological and serological follow-up of operationally tolerant pediatric liver transplant recipients enrolled in WISP-R. Hepatology. 2017 Feb; 65(2):647-660.
  9. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Lizaola B, Dodge J, Roberts JP, Terrault NA, Feng S. Response to clinical assessments of health status as a potential marker to identify patients who are too sick to undergo transplantation. Liver Int. 2016 Apr; 36(4):611.
  10. Feng S. Spontaneous and induced tolerance for liver transplant recipients. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 Feb; 21(1):53-8.
  11. Lai JC, Dodge JL, Sen S, Covinsky K, Feng S. Functional decline in patients with cirrhosis awaiting liver transplantation: Results from the functional assessment in liver transplantation (FrAILT) study. Hepatology. 2016 Feb; 63(2):574-80.
  12. Wang CW, Covinsky KE, Feng S, Hayssen H, Segev DL, Lai JC. Functional impairment in older liver transplantation candidates: From the functional assessment in liver transplantation study. Liver Transpl. 2015 Dec; 21(12):1465-70.
  13. Dumontet E, Danger R, Vagefi PA, Londoño MC, Pallier A, Lozano JJ, Giral M, Degauque N, Soulillou JP, Martínez-Llordella M, Lee H, Latournerie M, Boudjema K, Dulong J, Tarte K, Sanchez-Fueyo A, Feng S, Brouard S, Conchon S. Peripheral phenotype and gene expression profiles of combined liver-kidney transplant patients. Liver Int. 2016 Mar; 36(3):401-9.
  14. Dirchwolf M, Dodge JL, Gralla J, Bambha KM, Nydam T, Hung KW, Rosen HR, Feng S, Terrault NA, Biggins SW. The corrected donor age for hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2015 Aug; 21(8):1022-30.
  15. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Lizaola B, Dodge JL, Roberts JP, Terrault NA, Feng S. Clinician assessments of health status predict mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease awaiting liver transplantation. Liver Int. 2015 Sep; 35(9):2167-73.
  16. Brennan TV, Lunsford KE, Vagefi PA, Bostrom A, Ma M, Feng S. Renal outcomes of simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation compared to liver transplant alone for candidates with renal dysfunction. Clin Transplant. 2015 Jan; 29(1):34-43.
  17. 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.
  18. Feng S, Lai JC. Expanded criteria donors. Clin Liver Dis. 2014 Aug; 18(3):633-49.
  19. Vagefi PA, Feng S, Dodge JL, Markmann JF, Roberts JP. Multiple listings as a reflection of geographic disparity in liver transplantation. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Sep; 219(3):496-504.
  20. Shores NJ, Dodge JL, Feng S, Terrault NA. Donor Risk Index for African American liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus. Hepatology. 2013 Oct; 58(4):1263-9.

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