Physician’s Profile

Jennifer H. Kuo, MD, FACS

Director, Thyroid Biopsy Program
Director, Endocrine Surgery Research Program
Affiliations: 
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Contact Phone: 
(212) 305-6969
Board Certificates: 
Surgery
Expertise: 
Thyroid Cancer
Endocrinology
Cancer Care
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroid Biopsy
Surgery, Endocrine
Thyroid Goiter
Thyroid Disease
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroid Neoplasm
Parathyroid Cancer
Hyperparathyroidism
Graves' Disease
Endocrine Cancer
Adrenal Surgery
Honors: 

Columbia University Provost Grant for Junior Faculty

2010 NRSA T32 Trauma Training Grant

2003 NRSA T35 Training Grant

2002 Phi Beta Kappa

2002 National Dean's List

2002 Woodrow Wilson Research Fellow

2001 Second Decade Society Research Fellowship

2000 Hudson Trust Provost Award for Undergraduate Research

1997 Hudson Trust Provost Award for Undergraduate Research

1997 California Association of Professional Scientists Outstanding Young Scientist Award

About: 

Jennifer Kuo, MD is Director of the Thyroid Biopsy Program, Director of the Endocrine Surgery Research Program, and Instructor in Surgery as of July 1, 2014. Dr. Kuo received her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and completed surgical training at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, in Sacramento.

Her new position follows completion of her clinical fellowship in the Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery. Dr. Kuo has clinical expertise in minimally invasive endocrine surgery and fine-needle thyroid biopsy and is dedicated to the advancement of the field of endocrine surgery.

Publications: 
Bailey CM, Troppmann C, Kuo JH, Wong MS. Panniculectomy in end-stage renal disease: 6-year experience of performing panniculectomy in preparation for renal transplant. Ann Plast Surg. 2015: May;74 Suppl 1:S9-S11
Kuo JH, Pasieka JL, Parrack KM, Chabot JA, Lee JA. Endocrine Surgery in Present-Day Academia. Surgery. 2014 Dec;156(6):1461-70
Kuo JH, Lee JA, Chabot JA. Nonfunctional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors, Surg Clin North Am. 2014 Jun;94(3):689-708.
Kuo JH, Cuevas I, Chen AS, Dunn AA, Kuri M, Bahrami B, Boudreau N. Secreted HoxA3 Maintains Epidermal Proliferation in Genetically Modified Three-dimensional Composite Skin Constructs and Prolongs Graft Integrity in Nude Mice. Adv Wound Care. 2013 Nov 11; online ahead of print.
Kuo JH, Shen WT. The value of intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring in primary hyperparathyroidism cases that are localized with two imaging studies. Difficult Decision in Endocrine Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2015.
Pasupuleti L, Kuo JH. MEN 2. Surgical Endocrinopathies: Clinical Management and the Founding Figures, 2014.
Kuo JH, Lee JA. Endoscopic Retroperitoneal Adrenalectomy, Atlas of Endocrine Surgery, 2014
McManus C, Wingo M, Chabot JA, Lee JA, Kuo JH. Septugenearians are at high risk of mortality with adrenal metastasectomy: an analysis of the HCUP-NIS database 1992-2011. Accepted for oral presentation at the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons Bi-Annual Meeting. 2015 August.
Kuo JH, Chabot JA, Terry MB, Lee JA. Increased incidence of breast cancer among thyroid cancer survivors: an analysis of the SEER 9-database. Oral presentation at the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2015 May.
Lee L, Theodosopoulos E, Mitmaker EJ, Lee JA, Chabot JA, Kuo JH. Diagnostic Lobectomy for Thyroid Nodules >4cm with Benign Cytology after Fine-Needle Aspiration is Associated with Improved Outcomes at an Acceptable Cost Compared to Observation: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Poster presentation at Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. 2015 March
Kuo JH, Chabot JA, Terry MB, Lee JA. Increased incidence of thyroid cancer among breast cancer survivors: an analysis of the SEER 9-database. Poster presentation at Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. 2015 March
Panniculectomy in end-stage renal disease: preparation for renaltransplant. Bailey CM, Tropmann C, Kuo J, Wong MS. California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting. May, 2014.
Kuo JH, Pasieka JL, Parrack KM, Chabot JA, Lee JA. Endocrine Surgery in Present-Day Academia. Oral Presentation at the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2014 April.