Cindy Kin

Surgical oncologist

Colorectal surgeon

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

Medical Education: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2006) NY

Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (2011) CA

Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2012) OH

Internship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (2007) CA

Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2006)

Board Certification, American Board of Surgery, General Surgery

Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, OH, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Residency, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, General Surgery

MD, Columbia University, Medicine

BA, Harvard University, Government

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Hospital & Clinics patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Colorectal cancer diagnostics: biomarkers, cell-free DNA, circulating tumor cells and defining heterogeneous populations by single-cell analysis.
Kin, C., Kidess, E., Poultsides, G. A., Visser, B. C., & Jeffrey, S. S. (2013). Colorectal cancer diagnostics: biomarkers, cell-free DNA, circulating tumor cells and defining heterogeneous populations by single-cell analysis. Expert review of molecular diagnostics, 13(6), 581-599.

Predictors of postoperative urinary retention after colorectal surgery.
Kin, C., Rhoads, K. F., Jalali, M., Shelton, A. A., & Welton, M. L. (2013). Predictors of postoperative urinary retention after colorectal surgery. Diseases of the colon & rectum, 56(6), 738-746.

Accidental Puncture or Laceration in Colorectal Surgery: A Quality Indicator or a Complexity Measure?
Kin, C., Snyder, K., Kiran, R. P., Remzi, F. H., & Vogel, J. D. (2013). Accidental Puncture or Laceration in Colorectal Surgery: A Quality Indicator or a Complexity Measure?. DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM, 56(2), 219-225.

Assessment of the Clinical Usefulness of Imaging Modalities in Identifying Postoperative Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Leaks Requiring Reoperation
Khoury, W., Kin, C., Ben Yehuda, A., & Weinbroum, A. A. (2012). Assessment of the Clinical Usefulness of Imaging Modalities in Identifying Postoperative Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Leaks Requiring Reoperation. SURGICAL LAPAROSCOPY ENDOSCOPY & PERCUTANEOUS TECHNIQUES, 22(4), 328-332.

The impact of hepatic portoenterostomy on liver transplantation for the treatment of biliary atresia: Early failure adversely affects outcome
Alexopoulos, S. P., Merrill, M., Kin, C., Matsuoka, L., Dorey, F., & Bonham, A. (2012). The impact of hepatic portoenterostomy on liver transplantation for the treatment of biliary atresia: Early failure adversely affects outcome. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 16(4), 373-378.

Utility of liver allograft biopsy obtained at procurement
Lo, I. J., Lelkowitch, J. H., Feirt, N., Alkofer, B., Kin, C., & Renz, J. F. (2008). Utility of liver allograft biopsy obtained at procurement. LIVER TRANSPLANTATION, 14(5), 639-646.

Extended-donor criteria liver allografts
Alkofer, B., Samstein, B., Guarrera, J. V., Kin, C., Jan, D., & Renz, J. F. (2006). Extended-donor criteria liver allografts. SEMINARS IN LIVER DISEASE, 26(3), 221-233.

Utilization of extended donor criteria liver allografts maximizes donor use and patient access to liver transplantation
Renz, J. F., Kin, C., Kinkhabwala, M., Jan, D., Varadarajan, R., & Emond, J. C. (2005). Utilization of extended donor criteria liver allografts maximizes donor use and patient access to liver transplantation. ANNALS OF SURGERY, 242(4), 556-565.