Joel Baumgartner, MD, General Surgery, La Jolla, CA, UC San Diego Medical Center – Hillcrest


General Surgery La Jolla, CA


Assistant Professor, Surgery, UC San Diego Sch. of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, Surgical Oncology, 2010 - 2012
  • University of ColoradoResidency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2010
  • Indiana University School of MedicineClass of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2012 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2010 - 2012
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2003 - 2011
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Tumor Symbiosis: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor as a Host for Primary Peritoneal Mesothelioma  
    Sudeep Banerjee, Adam M Burgoyne, Joel Baumgartner, Amanda Kirane, Grace Y Lin, Jason Sicklick, Journal of gastrointestinal surgery
  • Preoperative Circulating Tumor DNA in Patients with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Is an Independent Predictor of Progression-Free Survival  
    Andrew M Lowy, Kaitlyn J Kelly, Joel M Baumgartner, Lisa Tran, Razelle Kurzrock, Annals of Surgical Oncology

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