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Lindsay E. Y. Kuo, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

 
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Office:
Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

Contact Information (internal use only)

Lindsay.Kuo@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Kuo is in her fourth year of general surgery training. She currently performs health services research with Dr. Rachel Kelz in the Center for Surgery and Health Economics. She is the recipient a grant from SAGES to study variations in practice, outcomes and cost of minimally invasive surgical procedures. She has a clinical interest in endocrine surgery and surgical oncology.

Dr. Kuo is the Chair-Elect of the Resident’s Executive Council.

Dr. Kuo is also an MBA candidate at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. She majors in Health Care Management and expects to graduate in 2015.

 
Appointments
2012 - present Postdoctoral Researcher
 
2010 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
2013 – present MBA candidate, The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - 2010 MD – Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
 
2002 - 2006 BS in Biology, Literature
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
 
 
 
Memberships/Societies
2012 – present Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
 
2012 - present Association for Academic Surgeons
 
2012 – present Association for Surgical Education
 
2012 – present Association for Women Surgeons
 
2012 - present Pennsylvania Medical Society
 
 
 
 
Research
01/2007 - 6/2010

Obstetrics and Gynecology Research
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chicago, IL
Preceptor: Alan Peaceman, M.D., Chief of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Medical Student Summer Research Program: Research assistant on project investigating the morbidity and mortality of vaginal vs. cesarean delivery of twin gestations, presenting either cephalic or breech.
Research Thesis Program: Primary investigator on project assessing the utility of discordance as a measurement of fetal growth and well-being in twin gestations, as well as comparing fetal and singleton growth curves as a means of measuring abnormal development.

 
05/2003 - 11/2004 Developmental Biology Research
The Forsyth Institute, Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, and the Department of Developmental Biology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA
Preceptor: Michael Levin, Ph.D.
Research assistant investigating the origins of left-right asymmetry in complex organisms. Projects focused on a) the role of the V-ATPase ion pump in asymmetric gene expression, b) the role of the K-ATP ion channel in asymmetric gene expression, and c) the effects of ciliary rotation in determining left and right along the anterior-posterior axis in chick embryos.
 
Publications
  1. Kuo L, Rodriguez H. Popliteal Artery Diseases. In: Morasch MD, Pearce WH, Yao JST (eds). Vascular Surgery: a manual for survival. Greenwood Academic 2010, Greenwood Academic.
  2. Peaceman A, Kuo L, Feinglass J. Infant morbidity and mortality associated with vaginal delivery in twin gestations. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2009 April; 200(4): 462-468.
  3. Adams DS, Robinson KR, Fukumoto T, Yuan S, Albertson RC, Yelick P, Kuo L, McSweeney M, Levin M. Early, H+-VTPase-dependent proton flux is necessary for consistent left-right patterning of non-mammalian vertebrates. Development. 2006 May; 133(9): 1657-71.
 
 
 

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