Oscar Hines, MD, General Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, UCLA Medical Center-Santa Monica


General Surgery Los Angeles, CA

Colon & Rectal Surgery, Pancreas, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Interim Chair Department of Surgery Professor and Chief Division of General Surgery

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Education & Training

  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1997
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    University of Oklahoma College of MedicineClass of 1990
  • University of OklahomaBS, Zoology, 1982 - 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1993 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Golden Scalpel for Teaching Excellence, Professor UCLA, 2012
  • Who's Who in America 2011
  • Best Doctors 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Current Recommendations for Surveillance and Surgery of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms May Overlook Some Patients with Cancer  
    Nguyen AH, Toste PA, Farrell JJ, Clerkin BM, Williams J, Muthusamy VR, Watson RR, Tomlinson JS, Hines OJ, Reber HA, Donahue TR, J Gastrointest Surg, 1/1/2015
  • Simultaneous Knock-down of Bcl-xL and Mcl-1 Induces Apoptosis through Bax Activation in Pancreatic Cancer Cells  
    Takahashi H, Chen MC, Pham H, Matsuo Y, Ishiguro H, Reber HA, Takeyama H, Hines OJ, Eibl G., Biochim Biophys Acta, 1/1/2013
  • miR-143 Decreases COX-2 mRNA Stability and Expression in Pancreatic Cancer Cells  
    Pham H, Ekaterina Rodriguez C, Donald GW, Hertzer KM, Jung XS, Chang HH, Moro A, Reber HA, Hines OJ, Eibl G, Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Diet-Induced Obesity Results in Robust Differential Inflammation of Peripancreatic and Visceral Adipose Tissue Depots in the KrasG12D Mouse Model of Pancreatic Cancer
    Hertzer KM, Moro A, Hines OJ, Eibl G, Pancreas, 1/1/2014
  • Long-Term Survival in Patients With Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
    Stark A, Rochefort M, Sacks G, Hertzer K, Ankeny J, Donahue T, Reber H, Tomlinson J, Eibl G, Hines O, Pancreas, 1/1/2014
  • 2014 Society of University Surgeons Presidential Address
    Hines OJ, Surgery, 1/1/2014
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  • Impact of Tumor Grade on Prognosis in Pancreatic Cancer: Validation of a Novel "TNMG" Staging System 
    New Orleans, LA - 1/5./2013
  • Distal Pancreatectomy: Incidence of Postoperative Diabetes 
  • CXC Chemokines Are Elevated in the Serum and Tumors of Pancreatic Cancer Patients 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2007
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Press Mentions

  • Microscopic ‘Glove’ Could Lead to Breakthrough in Cancer Treatments
    Microscopic ‘Glove’ Could Lead to Breakthrough in Cancer TreatmentsDecember 02, 2016 10:53

Grant Support

  • Flavonoids In Pancreatic Carcinogenesis &Angiogenesis/Hines, OscarNational Center For Complementary &Alternative Medicine2007–2011
  • The Role Of CXCR2 In Pancreatic CancerNational Cancer Institute2007–2008

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