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Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., MPH

Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., MPH

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Doris F. and Donald G. Fisher Distinguished Professor in Pulmonary Therapies and Science
Program & Surgical Director, UCSF Lung Transplant Program
Director, Adult Respiratory Mechanical Circulatory Support (ECMO)

Contact Information

Academic Office
500 Parnassus Ave., MUW 405, Box, 0118
San Francscisco, CA 94143
Tel: 415-514-0262
Email: Jasleen.Kukreja@ucsf.edu
Assistant: Mandy.Qiu@ucsf.edu 
Clinics
Tel: 415-353-4145 (Lung Transplant Program) 
Tel: 415-885-3882 (Thoracic Oncology Program)

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  • UCLA School of Medicine, M.D.
  • Harvard School of Public Health, M.P.H.
  • Guru Nanak Dev University,  M.S., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • University of California, Irvine, B.S. Biology
  • UCLA, Intern, General Surgery
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital, Resident, General Surgery
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital, Chief Resident, General Surgery
  • UCSF, Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • UCSF, Chief Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Postdoctoral Research Fellow - General Surgery, 1996-1998
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Clinical Fellow -Thoracic Surgery, 2002-30
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, CALGB Clinical Research Fellow, Thoracic Surgery, 2003-04
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology Program, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Lung Transplantation, UCSF Heart and Lung Transplantation Program
  • San Francisco Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
  • Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma (BAC)
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Lung Metastases
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Malignant Mesothelioma
  • Mediastinal Masses
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Sarcomas
  • Small-Cell Lung Cancer
  • Tracheal Tumors
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Clinical trials for new surgical modalities
  • Novel therapies for lung cancer

Jasleen Kukreja, M.D., MPH is professor of surgery in the Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCSF and Doris F. and Donald G. Fisher Distinguished Professor in Pulmonary Therapies and Science Kukreja is program and surgical director of the UCSF Medical Center Lung Transplant Program and director of the adult respiratory mechanical circulatory support (ECMO) program.

Kukreja earned a medical degree at the UCLA School of Medicine and completed residencies in general surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and in cardiothoracic surgery at UCSF. She completed fellowships in general surgery and thoracic surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and completed extensive training in the design of clinical trials. She also earned a master's degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Kukreja has received numerous professional honors including the Pharmacia/Upjohn Trauma Research Competition Award, John A. Mannick Research Award and Excellence in Teaching Award at Harvard Medical School. 

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  1. Kolaitis NA, Gao Y, Soong A, Greenland JR, Hays SR, Golden JA, Venado A, Leard LE, Shah RJ, Kleinhenz ME, Katz PP, Kukreja J, Blanc PD, Smith PJ, Singer JP. Depressive symptoms in lung transplant recipients: trajectory and association with mortality and allograft dysfunction. Thorax. 2022 Mar 30. View in PubMed
  2. Greenland NY, Deiter F, Calabrese DR, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Leard LE, Kolaitis NA, Golden JA, Singer JP, Greenland JR. Inflammation on bronchoalveolar lavage cytology is associated with decreased chronic lung allograft dysfunction-free survival. Clin Transplant. 2022 Mar 05; e14639. View in PubMed
  3. Wang P, Leung J, Lam A, Lee S, Calabrese DR, Hays SR, Golden JA, Kukreja J, Singer JP, Wolters PJ, Tang Q, Greenland JR. Lung transplant recipients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis have impaired alloreactive immune responses. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Nov 25. View in PubMed
  4. Dugger DT, Calabrese DR, Gao Y, Deiter F, Tsao T, Maheshwari J, Hays SR, Leard L, Kleinhenz ME, Shah R, Golden J, Kukreja J, Gordon ED, Singer JP, Greenland JR. Lung Allograft Epithelium DNA Methylation Age Is Associated With Graft Chronologic Age and Primary Graft Dysfunction. Front Immunol. 2021; 12:704172. View in PubMed
  5. King CS, Mannem H, Kukreja J, Aryal S, Tang D, Singer JP, Bharat A, Behr J, Nathan SD. Lung Transplantation for Patients With COVID-19. Chest. 2022 01; 161(1):169-178. View in PubMed
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