Hobart Harris, MD, General Surgery, San Francisco, CA, UCSF Medical Center


General Surgery San Francisco, CA

UCSF Department of Surgery

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Education & Training

  • University of Louisville
    University of LouisvilleFellowship, ERCP, 2005 - 2005
  • UCSF
    UCSFResidency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1993
  • University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary HospitalFellowship, Hepatobiliary Surgery, 1993
  • UCSF
    UCSFInternship, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985
  • Harvard School of Public Health
    Harvard School of Public HealthM.P.H, General Studies, 1983 - 1984
  • Harvard School of Public HealthM.P.H., General Studies, 1983 - 1984
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolClass of 1983, Cum Laude
  • Harvard College
    Harvard CollegeA.B, Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1975 - 1979
  • Harvard CollegeA.B., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1975 - 1979

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2019 - 2021
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1986 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Excellence in Teaching Award Debas Academy of Medical Educators, 2015
  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Teaching Award UCSF Department of Surgery Chief Resident Class of 2014, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Postoperative Prophylactic Antibiotic Use following Ventral Hernia Repair with Placement of Surgical Drains Reduces Postoperative Surgical Site Infection  
    Wong A, Lee S, Nathan NS, Wang F, Hansen SL, Harris HW and Sbitany H, Plast Reconstr Surg, 1/1/2015
  • Systematic Review of Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Autotransplantation for Chronic Pancreatitis (Commentary)  
    Harris HW, Br J Surg, 1/1/2012
  • Chylomicrons Combined with Endotoxin Moderate Microvascular Permeability  
    Spitzer AL, Chuang KI, Victorino GP, Kasravi B, Curran B, Lee D and Harris HW, Innate Immunity, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Equivalence of Shorter Course Therapy with Oritavancin Compared to Vancomycin/cephalexin in Complicated Skin/skin Structure Infections
    Wasilewski M, Disch D, McGill J, Harris HW, O’Riordan W, and Zeckel M, 41st ICAAC, Chicago, IL, 1/1/2001
  • Induction of Apoptosis by Injection of LPS into Human Volunteers
    Hojman H, Harris HW and Horn J, Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society, 1/1/1996
  • Malnutrition in AIDS-related PCP Pneumothorax
    Jarnagin WR, Mulloy R, Harris HW, Bossart J, Heer W and Hickey M, J Am Coll Nutrition, 1/1/1993
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  • Postgraduate Course in General Surgery Hawaii 
    University of California, San Francisco, Koloa, Hawaii - 3/24/2013
  • Postgraduate Course in General Surgery 
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California - 5/18/2012
  • And Staging of Acute Pancreatitis: Beyond the Ranson Criteria. 
    University of California, San Francisco, General Surgery Postgraduate Course, San Francisco, CA.
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  • Honors Thesis in a Special Field, Atherogenesis and the Effects of Dietary lipid on Platelet Function in Nonhuman Primates 

  • Senior Honors Thesis, Effect of Morphine Sulphate on the Metabolism of 2-deoxy-D-glucose in Rat Brain 

  • Laparoscopic Repair of a paraesophageal hernia. Shown as part of the Symposium on Unusual Problems in Surgery. 
    Harris HW, Way LW, Patti MG, Gantert WA, Yamagata S, and Arcerito M., Motion Picture Exhibitions
    American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois
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Press Mentions

  • Black History Month 2016: Reflecting on the Impact of Race
    Black History Month 2016: Reflecting on the Impact of RaceFebruary 24, 2016 07:14

Grant Support

  • Lipoproteins And Microbial ImmunityNational Institute Of General Medical Sciences2010–2011
  • Lipoproteins Modulate The Hepatic Response To EndotoxinNational Institute Of General Medical Sciences1999–2008
  • Chylomicron Remnants &AtherosclerosisNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute1988–1990

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