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William Hawkins, MD

Neidorff Family and Robert C. Packman Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Chief, Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery Section

Specialty Areas

Hepatobiliary Pancreatic (HPB) Surgery
Biliary Surgery
Gallbladder Surgery
Hepatobiliary Cancer
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Sarcoma
Liver Surgery
Pancreatic Surgery

Board Certifications

Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Minimally invasive foregut and solid organ surgery, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, sarcoma, abdominal wall hernia, and biliary tract disease, hepatocellular cancer, hepatoma, gastric cancer, revision surgery

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-7046
Fax: 314-222-6255

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129
Phone: 314-747-7222

Office Phone: 314-362-7046

Education

Education

Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 2004
Chief Residency: Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 2002
Residency: Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 2001
Research Fellowship: Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 2000
Residency: Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 1998
Medical Degree: State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 1995
B.S.: Biology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 1991

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Synoptic operative reporting for laparoscopic cholecystectomy and pancreaticoduodenectomy: A multi institutional pilot study evaluating completeness and surgeon perceptions.
Deal SB, D'Angelica MI, Hawkins WG, Pucci M, Ujiki M, Brunt LM, Wexner S, Alseidi AA
Am J Surg. 2018 Jun 19; pii: S0002-9610(18)30595-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.06.008.

PMID:
    29937324
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Mercury Levels in Women and Children from Interior Villages in Suriname, South America.
Ouboter PE, Landburg G, Satnarain GU, Starke SY, Nanden I, Simon-Friedt B, Hawkins WB, Taylor R, Lichtveld MY, Harville E, Wickliffe JK
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 May 17; 15(5)pii: E1007. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15051007.

PMID:
    29772808
    [PubMed - in process]
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The importance of early recognition in management of ERCP-related perforations.
Bill JG, Smith Z, Brancheck J, Elsner J, Hobbs P, Lang GD, Early DS, Das K, Hollander T, Doyle MBM, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM, Hammill C, Chapman WC, Edmundowicz S, Mullady DK, Kushnir VM
Surg Endosc. 2018 May 16; doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6235-8.

PMID:
    29770887
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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IL23 and TGF-ß diminish macrophage associated metastasis in pancreatic carcinoma.
Hussain SM, Reed LF, Krasnick BA, Miranda-Carboni G, Fields RC, Bi Y, Elahi A, Ajidahun A, Dickson PV, Deneve JL, Hawkins WG, Shibata D, Glazer ES
Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 11; 8(1)5808. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-24194-5.

PMID:
    29643359
    [PubMed - in process]
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Laparoscopy in management of appendicitis in high-, middle-, and low-income countries: a multicenter, prospective, cohort study.
GlobalSurg Collaborative.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Aug; 32(8)3450-3466. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6064-9.

PMID:
    29623470
    [PubMed - in process]
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Calibrating an ultra-low expansion cavity for high precision spectroscopy from 630 THz to 685 THz using molecular tellurium lines.
Patterson C, Vira AD, Herd MT, Hawkins WB, Williams WD
Rev Sci Instrum. 2018 Mar; 89(3)033107. doi: 10.1063/1.5008290.

PMID:
    29604741
    [PubMed]
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Breast and pancreatic cancer interrupt IRF8-dependent dendritic cell development to overcome immune surveillance.
Meyer MA, Baer JM, Knolhoff BL, Nywening TM, Panni RZ, Su X, Weilbaecher KN, Hawkins WG, Ma C, Fields RC, Linehan DC, Challen GA, Faccio R, Aft RL, DeNardo DG
Nat Commun. 2018 Mar 28; 9(1)1250. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03600-6.

PMID:
    29593283
    [PubMed - in process]
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Utility of Endoscopic Ultrasound in Evaluating Local Recurrence After Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer.
Lang GD, Mullady DK, Early DS, Hollander T, Edmundowicz SA, Murad FM, Strasberg SM, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Wang-Gillam A, Kushnir VM
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Mar 2; pii: S1542-3565(18)30219-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.02.031.

PMID:
    29505906
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Evaluating guideline adherence regarding empirical vancomycin use in patients with neutropenic fever.
Chastain DB, Wheeler S, Franco-Paredes C, Olubajo B, Hawkins WA
Int J Infect Dis. 2018 Apr; 6988-93. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2018.02.016.

PMID:
    29477362
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Approach to Resection of Pancreatic Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms: An Underused Technique?
Postlewait LM, Ethun CG, McInnis MR, Merchant N, Parikh A, Idrees K, Isom CA, Hawkins W, Fields RC, Strand M, Weber SM, Cho CS, Salem A, Martin RCG, Scoggins C, Bentrem D, Kim HJ, Carr J, Ahmad S, Abbott D, Wilson GC, Kooby DA, Maithel SK
Am Surg. 2018 Jan 1; 84(1)56-62.

PMID:
    29428029
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Epidurals in Pancreatic Resection Outcomes (E-PRO) study: protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Pak LM, Haroutounian S, Hawkins WG, Worley L, Kurtz M, Frey K, Karanikolas M, Swarm RA, Bottros MM
BMJ Open. 2018 Jan 26; 8(1)e018787. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018787.

PMID:
    29374667
    [PubMed - in process]
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Optimal extent of surgical and pathologic lymph node evaluation for resected intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
Brauer DG, Fields RC, Tan BR Jr, Doyle MBM, Hammill CW, Hawkins WG, Colditz GA, Chapman WC
HPB (Oxford). 2018 May; 20(5)470-476. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.11.010.

PMID:
    29370972
    [PubMed - in process]
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An Argument for the Protocolized Screening and Management of Post-Extubation Stridor.
Smith SE, Newsome AS, Hawkins WA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Jun 1; 197(11)1503-1505. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201711-2364LE.

PMID:
    29337588
    [PubMed - in process]
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Multifunctional thiosemicarbazones and deconstructed analogues as a strategy to study the involvement of metal chelation, Sigma-2 (σ<sub>2</sub>) receptor and P-gp protein in the cytotoxic action: In vitro and in vivo activity in pancreatic tumors.
Pati ML, Niso M, Spitzer D, Berardi F, Contino M, Riganti C, Hawkins WG, Abate C
Eur J Med Chem. 2018 Jan 20; 144359-371. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2017.12.024.

PMID:
    29287249
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adjuvant therapy is associated with improved survival after curative resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma: A multi-institution analysis from the U.S. extrahepatic biliary malignancy consortium.
Krasnick BA, Jin LX, Davidson JT 4th, Sanford DE, Ethun CG, Pawlik TM, Poultsides GA, Tran T, Idrees K, Hawkins WG, Chapman WC, Doyle MBM, Weber SM, Strasberg SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Isom CA, Scoggins C, Schmidt CR, Shen P, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Maithel SK, Fields RC
J Surg Oncol. 2018 Mar; 117(3)363-371. doi: 10.1002/jso.24836.

PMID:
    29284072
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of Insulin Use and Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Elderly Patients.
Bach QN, Gilmore RA, Sheffield MC, Hawkins WA
Hosp Pharm. 2017 Dec; 52(11)761-765. doi: 10.1177/0018578717735974.

PMID:
    29276256
    [PubMed]
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Adenovirus platform enhances transduction efficiency of human mesenchymal stem cells: An opportunity for cellular carriers of targeted TRAIL-based TR3 biologics in ovarian cancer.
Kuroki LM, Jin X, Dmitriev IP, Kashentseva EA, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Dietz AB, Curiel DT, Hawkins WG, Spitzer D
PLoS One. 2017; 12(12)e0190125. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190125.

PMID:
    29267342
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of various antipsychotic regimens on incidence of delirium in critically ill adults.
Hawkins WA, Phan SV, Campbell SL
J Crit Care. 2018 Apr; 44289-293. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.11.032.

PMID:
    29223744
    [PubMed - in process]
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Transcriptome Signatures of Selection, Drift, Introgression, and Gene Duplication in the Evolution of an Extremophile Endemic Plant.
Hawkins AK, Garza ER, Dietz VA, Hernandez OJ, Hawkins WD, Burrell AM, Pepper AE
Genome Biol Evol. 2017 Dec 1; 9(12)3478-3494. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evx259.

PMID:
    29220486
    [PubMed - in process]
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Intensity modulated radiation therapy and surgery for Management of Retroperitoneal Sarcomas: a single-institution experience.
Cosper PF, Olsen J, DeWees T, Van Tine BA, Hawkins W, Michalski J, Zoberi I
Radiat Oncol. 2017 Dec 8; 12(1)198. doi: 10.1186/s13014-017-0920-y.

PMID:
    29216884
    [PubMed - in process]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2017:

Company Name: Accuronix Therapeutics

Royalties: $1 - $9,999

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018

Areas of Research Interest

Tumor immunology