Cindy Kin

Colorectal surgeon, Surgical oncologist

Assistant Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.9 out of 5
59 Patient Ratings
9 Patient Comments

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
Learn More About the Clinic » Getting Here » Make An Appointment

Cancer Center

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
Learn More About the Clinic » Getting Here » Make An Appointment

Professional Education

Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2006) OH

Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (2006) CA

Internship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (2006) CA

Board Certification: Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

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

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

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

My experience was by far the best hospital I have ever used. Thank dr.'s and nurse's for my surgery.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Excellent communication skills of provider - very comforting!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Kin was above and beyond what I expected and I am extremely grateful for her both professional and thoughtful demeanor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Impressed with Dr. Kin's confidence.

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Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may 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.

4.9 out of 5
59 Patient Ratings
9 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

My experience was by far the best hospital I have ever used. Thank dr.'s and nurse's for my surgery.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Excellent communication skills of provider - very comforting!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Kin was above and beyond what I expected and I am extremely grateful for her both professional and thoughtful demeanor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Impressed with Dr. Kin's confidence.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Best dr./surgeon I've ever been with.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

All good with all persons.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Cindy Kin is one of the best doctors I've seen. Made me feel comfortable, not embarrassed. Very nice, took her time w/me.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Cindy Kin was awesome in emergency.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Cindy Kin is my most excellent care giver!