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Jessica Gosnell, M.D.

Jessica Gosnell, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Associate Director, UCSF Surgery Clerkship Program


Contact Information

Campus Box 1674
University of California, San Francisco
1600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94143-1674
Clinic:   (415) 353-7687
Fax:    (415) 353-7781
Jessica.Gosnell@ucsf.edu

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  • 1986-1990 Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, BA Biology, French Studies
  • 1990-1995 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, M.D. Medicine
  • 1995-2002 University of California, San Francisco-East Bay, Resident, Surgery
  • 1998-2000  Surgical Research Lab, SFGH, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 2002-2003 University of Sydney, Sydney Australia, TS Reeve Fellow in Endocrine Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, 2004
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Multinodular Goiter
  • Neuroendocrine  (Islet Cell) Tumors
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Thyroidectomy

Jessica Gosnell, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of General Surgery. Dr. Gosnell earned her BA in Biology and French Studies at Wellesley College, and her medical degree at the University of Washington in Seattle. She then completed a residency in general surgery at the UCSF-East Bay program. She received a Gastrointestinal Research Training Grant from the National Institutes of Health as a research fellow at San Francisco General Hospital (now Zuckerberg San Francisco General). She thereafter was appointed the TS Reeve International Fellow in Endocrine Surgery at the University of Sydney in Australia, later joining the Department of Surgery faculty at UCSF.

Dr. Gosnell's clinical practice in endocrine surgery focuses on diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands. She is one of the founding members of the Acute Surgical Case Service at Parnassus. She is also the Director of the Endocrine Surgery Parathyroid Cryopreservation and Autotransplantation Lab. In her research, Dr. Gosnell studies new treatments for thyroid cancer through translational work and clinical trials, with a particular focus on multiple endocrine neoplasia and medullary thyroid cancer.

Dr. Gosnell is also Associate Surgery Clerkship Director to which she brings a wealth of experience in mentorship and surgical education. As a resident, she received the Hunicutt Resident Award for Excellence in Teaching for two consecutive years. In 2019, she was the recipient of the Haile T Debas Academy of Medical Educators teaching award. She was a longtime PISCES preceptor before becoming a UCSF School of Medicine Bridges Coach in 2016. As clinical educators, Coaches provide formal instruction in clinical skills as well as mentorship and support to a small group of students throughout their medical school curriculum.

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 87
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  1. Graves CE, Hope TA, Kim J, Pampaloni MH, Kluijfhout W, Seib CD, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Roman SA, Sosa JA, Duh QY, Suh I. Superior sensitivity of 18F-fluorocholine: PET localization in primary hyperparathyroidism. Surgery. 2021 Jul 20. View in PubMed
  2. Koh J, Zhang R, Roman S, Duh QY, Gosnell J, Shen W, Suh I, Sosa JA. Ex vivo intact tissue analysis reveals alternative calcium-sensing behaviors in parathyroid adenomas. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Jul 17. View in PubMed
  3. Chomsky-Higgins Menut K, Pearlstein SS, Conroy PC, Roman SA, Shen WT, Gosnell J, Sosa JA, Duh QY, Suh I. Screening for primary aldosteronism in the hypertensive obstructive sleep apnea population is cost-saving. Surgery. 2021 Jul 05. View in PubMed
  4. Yap A, Shui A, Gosnell J, Huang CY, Sosa JA, Roman S. Accuracy of the Lymph Node Yield in Surgery for Papillary Thyroid Cancer in Children. World J Surg. 2021 Jun 27. View in PubMed
  5. Weiser L, Nnamani Silva ON, Thompson A, Hernandez S, Kelly YM, Kim EH, Campbell AR, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Alseidi A, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Paying it forward: A pilot program for near-peer support for medical students during the surgery clerkship. Am J Surg. 2021 Mar 10. View in PubMed
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