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Carolyn Dacey Seib, M.D., MAS

Carolyn Dacey Seib, M.D., MAS

Clinical Instructor
Division of 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.

Most recent publications from a total of 19
  1. Seib CD, Finlayson E. Invasive Procedures to Improve Function in Frail Older Adults: Do Outcomes Justify the Intervention? JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Feb 04. View in PubMed
  2. Seib CD, Sosa JA. Evolving Understanding of the Epidemiology of Thyroid Cancer. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2019 03; 48(1):23-35. View in PubMed
  3. Chen Y, Chomsky-Higgins K, Nwaogu I, Gosnell JE, Seib C, Shen WT, Suh I, Duh QY. Trends in Adrenal Surgery-The Changing Nature of Tumors and Patients. J Surg Res. 2018 Dec 14; 236:129-133. View in PubMed
  4. Wang E, Chomsky-Higgins K, Chen Y, Nwaogu I, Seib CD, Shen WT, Duh QY, Suh I. Treatment of Primary Aldosteronism Reduces the Probability of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Surg Res. 2018 Dec 04; 236:37-43. View in PubMed
  5. Chen Y, Scholten A, Chomsky-Higgins K, Nwaogu I, Gosnell JE, Seib C, Shen WT, Suh I, Duh QY. Risk Factors Associated With Perioperative Complications and Prolonged Length of Stay After Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy. JAMA Surg. 2018 Nov 01; 153(11):1036-1041. View in PubMed
  6. Seib CD, Chomsky-Higgins K, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Suh I, Duh QY, Finlayson E. Patient Frailty Should Be Used to Individualize Treatment Decisions in Primary Hyperparathyroidism. World J Surg. 2018 10; 42(10):3215-3222. View in PubMed
  7. Anderson JE, Seib CD, Campbell MJ. Association of Patient Frailty With Increased Risk of Complications After Adrenalectomy. JAMA Surg. 2018 Oct 01; 153(10):966-967. View in PubMed
  8. Chen Y, Chomsky-Higgins K, Nwaogu I, Seib CD, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Duh QY, Suh I. Hidden in Plain Sight: Transoral and Submental Thyroidectomy as a Compelling Alternative to "Scarless" Thyroidectomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 Nov; 28(11):1374-1377. View in PubMed
  9. 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. 2018 Feb 01; 153(2):160-168. View in PubMed
  10. 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. 2018 02; 42(2):431-436. 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.

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