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Eun-Sil Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Mary and Deryl Hart Distinguished Professor of Surgery, in the School of Medicine
Vice Chair of Research
Chief, Section of Breast Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Professor of Radiology

Education and Training

  • Surgeon-in-Chief, Ucsf Helen Diller Family Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 2009 - 2011
  • Professor in Residence, Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 2009 - 2011
  • Chief, Division Of Breast Surgery Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • Associate Professor in Residence, Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 2004 - 2009
  • Assistant Professor in Residence, Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1998 - 2004
  • Senior Reigstrar, General Surgical Oncology, Singapore General Hospital, 1998 - 1999
  • Fellow, Breast Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1996 - 1997
  • Resident, General Surgery, Cornell University, 1992 - 1996
  • Intern, General Surgery, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, 1991 - 1992
  • M.P.H., University of California at Berkeley, 2006
  • M.D., University of California at Los Angeles, 1991

Selected Grants

Publications

Zhu, Zhe, Michael Harowicz, Jun Zhang, Ashirbani Saha, Lars J. Grimm, E Shelley Hwang, and Maciej A. Mazurowski. “Deep learning analysis of breast MRIs for prediction of occult invasive disease in ductal carcinoma in situ..” Comput Biol Med 115 (December 2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2019.103498.

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Rosenberger, Laura H., Yi Ren, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Axillary lymph node dissection in node-positive breast cancer: are ten nodes adequate and when is enough, enough?.” In Breast Cancer Res Treat, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-019-05500-9.

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Fayanju, Oluwadamilola M., Yi Ren, Gita Suneja, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Jennifer K. Plichta, Laura H. Rosenberger, Jeremy Force, Terry Hyslop, and E Shelley Hwang. “Nodal Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Predicts Receipt of Radiation Therapy after Breast Cancer Diagnosis..” Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, October 31, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.10.039.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Samantha M. Thomas, Amanda R. Sergesketter, Rachel A. Greenup, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Laura H. Rosenberger, Nina Tamirisa, Terry Hyslop, and E Shelley Hwang. “Clinical and pathological stage discordance among 433,514 breast cancer patients..” Am J Surg 218, no. 4 (October 2019): 669–76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.07.016.

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Champion, Cosette D., Yi Ren, Samantha M. Thomas, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Laura H. Rosenberger, Rachel A. Greenup, Carolyn S. Menendez, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “DCIS with Microinvasion: Is It In Situ or Invasive Disease?.” In Ann Surg Oncol, 26:3124–32, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07556-9.

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Rosenberger, Laura H., Samantha M. Thomas, Jennifer K. Plichta, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Terry Hyslop, Rachel A. Greenup, and E Shelley Hwang. “Decreasing rates of axillary lymph node dissections over time: Implications for surgical resident exposure and operative skills development..” In Am J Surg, 218:786–91, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2019.07.013.

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Thornton, M. J., H. V. Williamson, K. E. Westbrook, R. A. Greenup, J. K. Plichta, L. H. Rosenberger, A. M. Gupta, T. Hyslop, E. S. Hwang, and O. M. Fayanju. “Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy Versus Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Node-Positive Invasive Lobular Carcinoma..” In Ann Surg Oncol, 26:3166–77, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07564-9.

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Greenup, Rachel A., Christel N. Rushing, Laura J. Fish, Whitney O. Lane, Jeffrey M. Peppercorn, Emily Bellavance, Lisa Tolnitch, et al. “Perspectives on the Costs of Cancer Care: A Survey of the American Society of Breast Surgeons..” In Ann Surg Oncol, 26:3141–51, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07594-3.

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Plichta, J. K., L. H. Rosenberger, C. A. DeChant, and E. S. Hwang. “Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Management: All or Nothing, or Something in between?.” Current Breast Cancer Reports 11, no. 3 (September 15, 2019): 190–202. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12609-019-0306-2.

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