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Carolyn Dacey Seib, M.D., MAS

Carolyn Dacey Seib, M.D., MAS

Clinical Instructor
General Surgery

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  • University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, M.A.S., 2014
  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, M.D., 2009
  • Princeton University, Summa cum laude, Princeton, NJ, B.A., 2004
  • 6/2009 - 6/2016 Resident, Department of General Surgery, University of California San Francisco
  • 8/2016 - present Clinical Fellow, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of California San Francisco
  • Frailty
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Surgical Treatment Of Endocrine Diseases
  • Perioperative Outcomes In Elderly Patients
  • Impact Of Endocrine Surgery On Cardiovascular Disease
  • Medical Malpractice

Carolyn Dacey Seib, M.D., M.A.S. completed her undergraduate education at Princeton University with a major in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, graduating summa cum laude in 2004. Dr. Seib received her M.D. at the New York University School of Medicine and then came to San Francisco to complete her residency in General Surgery at UCSF. During her residency, Dr. Seib worked in the Endocrine Surgery and Oncology Lab performing outcomes research related to the surgical management of thyroid cancer. Dr. Seib received a Masters of Advanced Study (M.A.S) in Clinical Research from the UCSF TICR program and has published eight peer review publications, three as first author.

  1. Seib CD, Rochefort H, Chomsky-Higgins K, Gosnell JE, Suh I, Shen WT, Duh QY, Finlayson E. Association of Patient Frailty With Increased Morbidity After Common Ambulatory General Surgery Operations. JAMA Surg. 2017 Oct 11. View in PubMed
  2. Chomsky-Higgins KH, Rochefort HM, Seib CD, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Duh QY, Suh I. Recombinant Parathyroid Hormone Versus Usual Care: Do the Outcomes Justify the Cost? World J Surg. 2017 Sep 19. View in PubMed
  3. Pasternak JD, Seib CD, Seiser N, Tyrell JB, Liu C, Cisco RM, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Suh I, Duh QY. Differences Between Bilateral Adrenal Incidentalomas and Unilateral Lesions. JAMA Surg. 2015 Oct; 150(10):974-8. View in PubMed
  4. Campbell MJ, Seib CD, Candell L, Gosnell JE, Duh QY, Clark OH, Shen WT. The underestimated risk of cancer in patients with multinodular goiters after a benign fine needle aspiration. World J Surg. 2015 Mar; 39(3):695-700. View in PubMed
  5. Campbell MJ, Candell L, Seib CD, Gosnell JE, Duh QY, Clark OH, Shen WT. Unanticipated thyroid cancer in patients with substernal goiters: are we underestimating the risk? Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Apr; 22(4):1214-8. View in PubMed
  6. Seib CD, Harari A, Conte FA, Duh QY, Clark OH, Gosnell JE. Utility of serum thyroglobulin measurements after prophylactic thyroidectomy in patients with hereditary medullary thyroid cancer. Surgery. 2014 Aug; 156(2):394-8. View in PubMed
  7. Seib CD, Greenblatt DY, Campbell MJ, Shen WT, Gosnell JE, Clark OH, Duh QY. Adrenalectomy outcomes are superior with the participation of residents and fellows. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Jul; 219(1):53-60. View in PubMed
  8. Campbell MJ, Seib CD, Gosnell J. Vandetanib and the management of advanced medullary thyroid cancer. Curr Opin Oncol. 2013 Jan; 25(1):39-43. View in PubMed
  9. Hochberg MS, Seib CD, Berman RS, Kalet AL, Zabar SR, Pachter HL. Perspective: Malpractice in an academic medical center: a frequently overlooked aspect of professionalism education. Acad Med. 2011 Mar; 86(3):365-8. View in PubMed
  10. Seib CD, Rocha FG, Hwang DG, Shoji BT. Gastrosplenic fistula from Hodgkin's lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Jul 10; 27(20):e15-7. View in PubMed
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  1. Seib CD, Clark OH. "Reoperative Parathyroid Surgery." Atlas of Endocrine Surgery. Ed. Carty SE. Philadelphia: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2016. Print.
  2. Seib CD, Duh Q. "Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy." Atlas of Endocrine Surgery. Ed. Carty SE. Philadelphia: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2016. Print.
  3. Seib CD, Gosnell JE. "Pediatric Thyroid Carcinoma." The Textbook of Endocrine Surgery, 3rd Edition. Eds. Clark OH, Duh Q, Shen WT, Gosnell JE. Philadelphia: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2016. Print.