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Eun-Sil Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Mary and Deryl Hart 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

Garwood, Elisabeth R., Anjali S. Kumar, Frederick L. Baehner, Dan H. Moore, Alfred Au, Nola Hylton, Chris I. Flowers, et al. “Fluvastatin reduces proliferation and increases apoptosis in women with high grade breast cancer..” Breast Cancer Res Treat 119, no. 1 (January 2010): 137–44. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-009-0507-x.

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Chen, Yunn-Yi, Eun-Sil Shelley Hwang, Ritu Roy, Sandy DeVries, Joseph Anderson, Chrystal Wa, Patrick L. Fitzgibbons, et al. “Genetic and phenotypic characteristics of pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in situ of the breast..” Am J Surg Pathol 33, no. 11 (November 2009): 1683–94. https://doi.org/10.1097/PAS.0b013e3181b18a89.

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Mukhtar, Rita A., Alyssa D. Throckmorton, Michael D. Alvarado, Cheryl A. Ewing, Laura J. Esserman, Charles Chiu, and E Shelley Hwang. “Bacteriologic features of surgical site infections following breast surgery..” Am J Surg 198, no. 4 (October 2009): 529–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.06.006.

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Chen, Yunn-Yi, Sandy DeVries, Joseph Anderson, Juan Lessing, Rebecca Swain, Koei Chin, Veronica Shim, Laura J. Esserman, Frederic M. Waldman, and E Shelley Hwang. “Pathologic and biologic response to preoperative endocrine therapy in patients with ER-positive ductal carcinoma in situ..” Bmc Cancer 9 (August 18, 2009). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-9-285.

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Lang, Julie E., Liang-Chih Liu, Ying Lu, Tyler Jenkins, Shelley E. Hwang, Laura J. Esserman, Cheryl A. Ewing, et al. “Prognostic implications of positive nonsentinel lymph nodes removed during selective sentinel lymphadenectomy for breast cancer..” Breast J 15, no. 3 (May 2009): 242–46. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1524-4741.2009.00712.x.

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Suzuki, Junko, Yunn-Yi Chen, Gary K. Scott, Sandy Devries, Koei Chin, Christopher C. Benz, Frederic M. Waldman, and E Shelley Hwang. “Protein acetylation and histone deacetylase expression associated with malignant breast cancer progression..” Clin Cancer Res 15, no. 9 (May 1, 2009): 3163–71. https://doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-08-2319.

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Garwood, Elisabeth R., Dan Moore, Cheryl Ewing, E Shelley Hwang, Michael Alvarado, Robert D. Foster, and Laura J. Esserman. “Total skin-sparing mastectomy: complications and local recurrence rates in 2 cohorts of patients..” Ann Surg 249, no. 1 (January 2009): 26–32. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0b013e31818e41a7.

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Liu, Liang-Chih, Julie E. Lang, Tyler Jenkins, Ying Lu, Cheryl A. Ewing, Shelley E. Hwang, Shima Sokol, et al. “Is it necessary to harvest additional lymph nodes after resection of the most radioactive sentinel lymph node in breast cancer?.” J Am Coll Surg 207, no. 6 (December 2008): 853–58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2008.08.008.

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