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

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

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

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Dr. Kuo is a third-year general surgery resident with an interest in surgical oncology and endocrine surgery. Her research interests lie in clinical endocrinology and surgical outcomes, as well as the cost and effectiveness of various surgical procedures.

2010 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2006 - 2010 MD – Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
2002 - 2006 BS in Biology, Literature
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
2012 - present Association for Academic Surgeons
2012 – present Association for Surgical Education
2012 – present Association for Women Surgeons
2012 - present Pennsylvania Medical Society
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.
  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.

Dr. Lindsey Kuo

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