Keith Hansen, MD

Title(s)Resident, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address35 Medical Center Way, #1033
San Francisco CA 94143
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    Purdue University, West Lafayette, INBSBME05/2012Biomedical Engineering
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, INMD06/2016Medicine
    Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA06/2021Biodesign Innovation Fellowship
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA06/2017Intern, General Surgery
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA06/2024Resident, General Surgery

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    Dr. Keith Hansen is a UCSF general surgery resident and the founder of DIATIRŌ - a medical device company. He earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Purdue University. While at Purdue, Dr. Hansen received a gubernatorial appointment to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and worked in the state legislature. He spearheaded the initial donation and organized students and faculty in Purdue's Colleges of Engineering, Technology & Arts to create an innovation design building - a 24/7 mentored maker's space that was completed in 2017. Dr. Hansen worked in engineering roles at Abbott and Akina before obtaining his medical degree from Indiana University, where he served as president of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

    Dr. Hansen is a graduate of the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship trained in the needs-based process of identification, invention, and implementation of medical devices and has developed a kidney preservation device to improve transplant outcomes as the founder of DIATIRŌ. He holds three patents and has served as a Physician-in-Residence at IDEO. He is an assistant editor of the World Journal of Surgery.
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    DIATIRO Organ Preservation Device
    Fogarty Innovation & Stanford Biodesign BFxIAP Invention Accelerator ProgramAug 1, 2022 - Jan 31, 2023
    Role: co-Invesitigator
    Organ Cooling Jacket - A transplant facilitation device to address the organ shortage and increase longevity
    Stanford University Spectrum MedTech Pilot GrantJul 1, 2022
    Description: co-PI
    Kidney Keeper: Development of an Organ Cooling Device to Address the Organ Shortage, Extend Transplant Longevity, and Enable Xenotransplantation and Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Stanford University Stanford-Coulter Translational Research GrantMay 16, 2022 - May 15, 2023
    Role: co-PI
    DIATIRO Kidney Cooling Jacket: A medical device to address the organ shortage and improve transplant longevity
    UCSF UCSF Catalyst GrantFeb 1, 2022
    Description: Co-PI
    DIATIRO Kidney Cooling Jacket – Regelation device to improve transplant longevity
    FDA - UCSF - Stanford FDA-UCSF-Stanford Pediatric Device ConsurtiumSep 1, 2021 - Aug 31, 2022
    Role: PI
    Biodevice Innovation Training R25
    NIH 5R25EB023856-05Jun 1, 2021 - Jun 1, 2022
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Pancreas Transplantation for Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review, Critical Gaps in the Literature, and a Path Forward. Transplantation. 2022 10 01; 106(10):1916-1934. Amara D, Hansen KS, Kupiec-Weglinski SA, Braun HJ, Hirose R, Hilton JF, Rickels MR, Odorico JS, Stock PG. PMID: 35576270.
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    2. Relationship between body mass index and malignancy rates of MRI-guided breast biopsies: impact of clinicodemographic factors. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2021 Aug; 188(3):739-747. Tang A, Cohan CM, Hansen KS, Beattie G, Greenwood HI, Mukhtar RA. PMID: 33772708.
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    3. A world-wide survey on kidney transplantation practices in breast cancer survivors: The need for new management guidelines. Am J Transplant. 2021 09; 21(9):3014-3020. Hansen KS, Ghersin H, Piper M, Tavakol M, Lee B, Esserman LJ, Roberts JP, Freise C, Ascher NL, Mukhtar RA. PMID: 33421310.
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    4. Adopting best practices in post-operative analgesia prescribing in a safety-net hospital: Residents as a conduit to change. Am J Surg. 2020 02; 219(2):299-303. Bongiovanni T, Hansen K, Lancaster E, O'Sullivan P, Hirose K, Wick E. PMID: 31928779.
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    5. Immediate Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Unilateral Deep Superior Epigastric Artery and Superficial Circumflex Iliac Artery Flaps. Arch Plast Surg. 2016 Sep; 43(5):457-60. Hansen KS, Gutwein LG, Hartman BC, Sood R, Socas J. PMID: 27689054; PMCID: PMC5040849.
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    6. A study of drug release from homogeneous PLGA microstructures. J Control Release. 2010 Sep 01; 146(2):201-6. Acharya G, Shin CS, Vedantham K, McDermott M, Rish T, Hansen K, Fu Y, Park K. PMID: 20381555.
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