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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

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

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 Jan 16; doi: 10.1164/rccm.201711-2364LE.

PMID:
    29337588
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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. 2017 Dec 8; 144359-371. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2017.12.024.

PMID:
    29287249
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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. 2017 Dec 28; doi: 10.1002/jso.24836.

PMID:
    29284072
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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. 2017 Nov 28; 44289-293. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.11.032.

PMID:
    29223744
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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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Targeting both tumour-associated CXCR2<sup>+</sup> neutrophils and CCR2<sup>+</sup> macrophages disrupts myeloid recruitment and improves chemotherapeutic responses in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Nywening TM, Belt BA, Cullinan DR, Panni RZ, Han BJ, Sanford DE, Jacobs RC, Ye J, Patel AA, Gillanders WE, Fields RC, DeNardo DG, Hawkins WG, Goedegebuure P, Linehan DC
Gut. 2017 Dec 1; pii: gutjnl-2017-313738. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2017-313738.

PMID:
    29196437
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Outcomes after vascular resection during curative-intent resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a multi-institution study from the US extrahepatic biliary malignancy consortium.
Schimizzi GV, Jin LX, Davidson JT 4th, Krasnick BA, Ethun CG, Pawlik TM, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Weber SM, Salem A, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Martin RCG, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Maithel SK, Fields RC
HPB (Oxford). 2017 Nov 20; pii: S1365-182X(17)31090-0. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.10.003.

PMID:
    29169904
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Prospective Evaluation of Pasireotide in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy: The Washington University Experience.
Dominguez-Rosado I, Fields RC, Woolsey CA, Williams G, Horwedel TA, Rose JB, Hammill CW, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Strasberg SM, Hawkins WG, Sanford DE
J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Nov 11; pii: S1072-7515(17)32066-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.10.021.

PMID:
    29133263
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Surgeon Variation in Intraoperative Supply Cost for Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Is Intraoperative Supply Cost Associated with Outcomes?
Brauer DG, Ohman KA, Jaques DP, Woolsey CA, Wu N, Liu J, Doyle MBM, Fields RC, Chapman WC, Strasberg SM, Hawkins WG
J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Jan; 226(1)37-45.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.10.007.

PMID:
    29056314
    [PubMed - in process]
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Diagnosis and management of biliary injuries.
Rose JB, Hawkins WG
Curr Probl Surg. 2017 Aug; 54(8)406-435. doi: 10.1067/j.cpsurg.2017.06.001.

PMID:
    28987473
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Tissue-Resident Macrophages in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Originate from Embryonic Hematopoiesis and Promote Tumor Progression.
Zhu Y, Herndon JM, Sojka DK, Kim KW, Knolhoff BL, Zuo C, Cullinan DR, Luo J, Bearden AR, Lavine KJ, Yokoyama WM, Hawkins WG, Fields RC, Randolph GJ, DeNardo DG
Immunity. 2017 Sep 19; 47(3)597. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2017.08.018.

PMID:
    28930665
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Tissue-Resident Macrophages in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Originate from Embryonic Hematopoiesis and Promote Tumor Progression.
Zhu Y, Herndon JM, Sojka DK, Kim KW, Knolhoff BL, Zuo C, Cullinan DR, Luo J, Bearden AR, Lavine KJ, Yokoyama WM, Hawkins WG, Fields RC, Randolph GJ, DeNardo DG
Immunity. 2017 Aug 15; 47(2)323-338.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2017.07.014.

PMID:
    28813661
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma, Version 2.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.
Tempero MA, Malafa MP, Al-Hawary M, Asbun H, Bain A, Behrman SW, Benson AB 3rd, Binder E, Cardin DB, Cha C, Chiorean EG, Chung V, Czito B, Dillhoff M, Dotan E, Ferrone CR, Hardacre J, Hawkins WG, Herman J, Ko AH, Komanduri S, Koong A, LoConte N, Lowy AM, Moravek C, Nakakura EK, O'Reilly EM, Obando J, Reddy S, Scaife C, Thayer S, Weekes CD, Wolff RA, Wolpin BM, Burns J, Darlow S
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Aug; 15(8)1028-1061. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.0131.

PMID:
    28784865
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Flange Gastroenterostomy Results in Reduction in Delayed Gastric Emptying after Standard Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Khan AS, Williams G, Woolsey C, Liu J, Fields RC, Doyle MMB, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM
J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Oct; 225(4)498-507. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.06.006.

PMID:
    28687510
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Determinants of morbidity and mortality following emergency abdominal surgery in children in low-income and middle-income countries.
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BMJ Glob Health. 2016; 1(4)e000091. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000091.

PMID:
    28588977
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Impact of lymph node ratio in selecting patients with resected gastric cancer for adjuvant therapy.
Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides GA, Fields RC, Weber SM, Votanopoulos KI, Kooby DA, Worhunsky DJ, Jin LX, Hawkins WG, Acher AW, Cho CS, Saunders N, Levine EA, Schmidt CR, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM
Surgery. 2017 Aug; 162(2)285-294. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2017.03.023.

PMID:
    28578142
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Presence of pesticide residues on produce cultivated in Suriname.
Abdoel Wahid F, Wickliffe J, Wilson M, Van Sauers A, Bond N, Hawkins W, Mans D, Lichtveld M
Environ Monit Assess. 2017 Jun; 189(6)303. doi: 10.1007/s10661-017-6009-0.

PMID:
    28567597
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Areas of Research Interest

Tumor immunology