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Alexander Gupta, M.D.

Alexander Gupta, M.D.

Resident (PGY-4)
General Surgery

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Alexander (Alex) Gupta, MD is a general surgery resident in the University of California, San Francisco Department of Surgery. He completed his undergraduate training at Southern Methodist University studying Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Biomedical Sciences. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He has completed three years of clinical training, and is currently in his second year of his two-year research fellowship. He is working with Dr. James Gardner and Dr. Johannes Kratz to study the role of a extrathymic Aire-gene expressing cell populations in evasion of normal mechanisms of immune surveillance by tumors in murine models. Clinically, he is interested in abdominal solid organ transplantation.
  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Internship, General Surgery
  • 2017
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Residency, General Surgery
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • MD
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • 2016
  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
  • BSE
  • Electrical Engineering with Biomedical Specialization
  • 2012
  •   Award  
      Confired By    
  • Medical Student Teaching Award
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • 2020
  • Emergency Department Consultant of the Year - Runner Up
  • Zuckerburg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
  • 2019
  • Krevans Award for Clinical and Professional Excellence
  • Zuckerburg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
  • 2018
    • Immunology
    • Abdominal Transplant
    • Surgical Oncology
    • Tolerogenic Cells in Transplant
    • Tolerogenic Cells in the Tumor Immune Microenvironment
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    1. Wang J, Lareau CA, Bautista JL, Gupta AR, Sandor K, Germino J, Yin Y, Arvedson MP, Reeder GC, Cramer NT, Xie F, Ntranos V, Satpathy AT, Anderson MS, Gardner JM. Single-cell multiomics defines tolerogenic extrathymic Aire-expressing populations with unique homology to thymic epithelium. Sci Immunol. 2021 Nov 12; 6(65):eabl5053. View in PubMed
    2. Gupta AR, Woodard GA, Jablons DM, Mann MJ, Kratz JR. Improved outcomes and staging in non-small-cell lung cancer guided by a molecular assay. Future Oncol. 2021 Dec; 17(34):4785-4795. View in PubMed
    3. Warshauer JT, Belk JA, Chan AY, Wang J, Gupta AR, Shi Q, Skartsis N, Peng Y, Phipps JD, Acenas D, Smith JA, Tamaki SJ, Tang Q, Gardner JM, Satpathy AT, Anderson MS. A human mutation in STAT3 promotes type 1 diabetes through a defect in CD8+ T cell tolerance. J Exp Med. 2021 08 02; 218(8). View in PubMed
    4. Pezeshk RA, Pulikkottil BJ, Bailey SH, Schaffer NE, Reece EM, Thornton NJ, Gupta AR, Hoxworth RE. An Evidence-Based Model for the Successful Treatment of Flank and Lateral Abdominal Wall Hernias. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Aug; 136(2):377-385. View in PubMed


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