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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

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

Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma, Version 1.2019.
Tempero MA, Malafa MP, Chiorean EG, Czito B, Scaife C, Narang AK, Fountzilas C, Wolpin BM, Al-Hawary M, Asbun H, Behrman SW, Benson AB, Binder E, Cardin DB, Cha C, Chung V, Dillhoff M, Dotan E, Ferrone CR, Fisher G, Hardacre J, Hawkins WG, Ko AH, LoConte N, Lowy AM, Moravek C, Nakakura EK, O'Reilly EM, Obando J, Reddy S, Thayer S, Wolff RA, Burns JL, Zuccarino-Catania G
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 Mar 1; 17(3)202-210. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2019.0014.

PMID:
    30865919
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Diagnosis Reconsidered: The Symptomatic Gallbladder Remnant.
Grossman JG, Johnston WR, Fowler KJ, Williams GA, Hammill CW, Hawkins WG
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2019 Feb 28; doi: 10.1002/jhbp.613.

PMID:
    30821072
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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National Pancreatic Fistula Rates After Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy Are Improving with Time: A NSQIP Analysis.
Panni RZ, Guerra J, Hawkins WG, Hall BL, Asbun HJ, Sanford DE
J Am Coll Surg. 2019 Feb 20; pii: S1072-7515(19)30151-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2019.02.042.

PMID:
    30797082
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Effects of low dose leucine supplementation on gastrocnemius muscle mitochondrial content and protein turnover in tumor bearing mice.
Lee HW, Baker E, Lee KM, Persinger AM, Hawkins W, Puppa M
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2019 Feb 15; doi: 10.1139/apnm-2018-0765.

PMID:
    30768366
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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TMEM97 and PGRMC1 do not mediate sigma-2 ligand-induced cell death.
Zeng C, Weng CC, Schneider ME Jr, Puentes L, Riad A, Xu K, Makvandi M, Jin L, Hawkins WG, Mach RH
Cell Death Discov. 2019; 558. doi: 10.1038/s41420-019-0141-2.

PMID:
    30701090
    [PubMed]
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A Focus on the HIV Care Continuum Through the Healthy Young Men's Cohort Study: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Study.
Kipke MD, Kubicek K, Wong CF, Robinson YA, Akinyemi IC, Beyer WJ, Hawkins W, Rice CE, Layland E, Bray BC, Belzer M
JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jan 24; 8(1)e10738. doi: 10.2196/10738.

PMID:
    30679146
    [PubMed]
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Long-Term Endocrine and Exocrine Insufficiency After Pancreatectomy.
Kusakabe J, Anderson B, Liu J, Williams GA, Chapman WC, Doyle MMB, Khan AS, Sanford DE, Hammill CW, Strasberg SM, Hawkins WG, Fields RC
J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Jan 22; doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-04084-x.

PMID:
    30671791
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Pooled analysis of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist use and mortality after emergency laparotomy.
GlobalSurg Collaborative.
Br J Surg. 2019 Jan; 106(2)e103-e112. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11051.

PMID:
    30620059
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pancreas Cancer-Associated Weight Loss.
Hendifar AE, Petzel MQB, Zimmers TA, Denlinger CS, Matrisian LM, Picozzi VJ, Rahib L, Precision Promise Consortium.
Oncologist. 2018 Dec 27; pii: theoncologist.2018-0266. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2018-0266.

PMID:
    30591550
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Professional development series in postgraduate pharmacy residency training: Experiences and opportunities.
Hawkins WA, Watson K, Newsom LC
Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2018 Sep; 10(9)1171-1174. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2018.06.018.

PMID:
    30497619
    [PubMed - in process]
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Recruitment of CCR2<sup>+</sup> tumor associated macrophage to sites of liver metastasis confers a poor prognosis in human colorectal cancer.
Grossman JG, Nywening TM, Belt BA, Panni RZ, Krasnick BA, DeNardo DG, Hawkins WG, Goedegebuure SP, Linehan DC, Fields RC
Oncoimmunology. 2018; 7(9)e1470729. doi: 10.1080/2162402X.2018.1470729.

PMID:
    30228938
    [PubMed]
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Residual Tumor Index: A Prognostically Significant Pathologic Parameter in Neoadjuvant-treated Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma.
Panni RZ, Gonzalez I, Hartley CP, Williams GA, Liu J, Hawkins WG, Chatterjee D
Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Nov; 42(11)1480-1487. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001144.

PMID:
    30179901
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Nov; 216(5)935-940. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.06.008.

PMID:
    29937324
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Dec; 32(12)4841-4849. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6235-8.

PMID:
    29770887
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Nov; 16(11)1834-1835. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.02.031.

PMID:
    29505906
    [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