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Hillary Braun, M.D., MAS

Hillary Braun, M.D., MAS

  • Chief Resident (PGY-5)
  • General Surgery

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Hillary Braun, MD, MAS, is a general surgery resident at the University of California, San Francisco. Originally from Ohio, Dr. Braun earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University (2010) and attended UCSF for medical school (2016). Dr. Braun is pursuing a career in abdominal solid organ transplantation and will join the abdominal transplant fellowship program at UCSF in 2023.

During her dedicated research time, Dr. Braun earned a Masters in Advanced Studies through UCSF's Training in Clinical Research Program. She was a recipient of the 2019-2021 American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholarship and worked with transplant surgeons, Drs. Nancy Ascher, Peter Stock, and Ryutaro Hirose, on a variety of clinical and translational projects in liver transplantation, including those examining the ethics of organ allocation, living donor liver transplantation, and gene expression in various types of rejection following liver transplantation.

Dr. Braun has published many peer-reviewed manuscripts in both national and international journals in surgery and transplantation, authored seven book chapters, and has been presenting her research both nationally and internationally since 2013.
  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Residency, General Surgery
  • 06/2023
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • MAS
  • Clinical Research
  • 01/2021
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Internship, General Surgery
  • 06/2017
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • MD
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • 06/2016
  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
  • MA
  • Human Biology
  • 01/2010
  •   Award  
      Confired By    
  • Best in Congress Poster
  • American Transplant Congress
  • 2022
  • Young Investigator Award
  • International Liver Transplantation Society
  • 2022
  • Best Plenary Presentation
  • UCSF Resident Research Day
  • 2021
  • Emerging Liver Scholar Award
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • 2020
  • Resident Research Scholarship
  • American College of Surgeons
  • 2019 - 2021
  • FAVOR T32 Training Grant
  • NIH
  • 2019 - 2021
  • Rising Star Award
  • International Liver Transplantation Society
  • 2018
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • UCSF
  • 2016
  • Alexion Presidential Student Mentor Grant
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • 2015
  • Patricia Numann Medical Student Award
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • 2015
  • Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • 2013
    • Internship- University of California, San Francisco (6/21/16-6/20/17)
    • Residency- University of California, San Francisco (6/21/17-present)
    • liver regeneration
    • living donor liver transplantation
    • organ allocation
    • solid organ transplantation
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    1. Abbassi F, Gero D, Muller X, Bueno A, Figiel W, Robin F, Laroche S, Picard B, Shankar S, Ivanics T, van Reeven M, van Leeuwen OB, Braun HJ, Monbaliu D, Breton A, Vachharajani N, Bonaccorsi Riani E, Nowak G, McMillan RR, Abu-Gazala S, Nair A, Bruballa R, Paterno F, Weppler Sears D, Pinna AD, Guarrera JV, de Santibañes E, de Santibañes M, Hernandez-Alejandro R, Olthoff K, Ghobrial RM, Ericzon BG, Ciccarelli O, Chapman WC, Mabrut JY, Pirenne J, Müllhaupt B, Ascher NL, Porte RJ, de Meijer VE, Polak WG, Sapisochin G, Attia M, Weiss E, Adam RA, Cherqui D, Boudjema K, Zienewicz K, Jassem W, Dutkowski P, Clavien PA. Novel Benchmark Values for Redo Liver Transplantation. Does the Outcome Justify the Effort? Ann Surg. 2022 Jul 27. View in PubMed
    2. Chen AK, Lunow-Luke T, Yamaguchi S, Praglin C, Agudelo E, Mehta N, Dirks R, Braun HJ, Gardner JM, Roberts JP, Syed SM, Roll GR. Nodular Regenerative Hyperplasia After Liver Transplant; It's All in the Presentation. Front Surg. 2022; 9:876818. View in PubMed
    3. Amara D, Hansen KS, Kupiec-Weglinski SA, Braun HJ, Hirose R, Hilton JF, Rickels MR, Odorico JS, Stock PG. Pancreas Transplantation for Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review, Critical Gaps in the Literature, and a Path Forward. Transplantation. 2022 May 05. View in PubMed
    4. Silverstein J, Yao FY, Grab JD, Braun HJ, Roberts J, Dodge JL, Mehta N. National experience with living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2022 07; 28(7):1144-1157. View in PubMed
    5. Amara D, Parekh J, Sudan D, Elias N, Foley DP, Conzen K, Grieco A, Braun HJ, Greenstein S, Byrd C, Ko C, Hirose R. Surgical complications after living and deceased donor liver transplant: The NSQIP transplant experience. Clin Transplant. 2022 Jun; 36(6):e14610. View in PubMed
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