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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

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 10; pii: S1072-7515(17)32066-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.10.021.

PMID:
    29133263
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 MM, Fields RC, Chapman WC, Strasberg SS, Hawkins WG
J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Oct 19; pii: S1072-7515(17)32021-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.10.007.

PMID:
    29056314
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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.
GlobalSurg Collaborative .
BMJ Glob Health. 2016; 1(4)e000091. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000091.

PMID:
    28588977
    [PubMed]
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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
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of the 2014 Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute urine-specific breakpoints on cefazolin susceptibility rates at a community teaching hospital.
Chastain DB, Ngando I, Bland CM, Franco-Paredes C, Hawkins WA
Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2017 May 30; 16(1)43. doi: 10.1186/s12941-017-0217-x.

PMID:
    28558707
    [PubMed - in process]
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Gallbladder Cancer Presenting with Jaundice: Uniformly Fatal or Still Potentially Curable?
Tran TB, Norton JA, Ethun CG, Pawlik TM, Buettner S, Schmidt C, Beal EW, Hawkins WG, Fields RC, Krasnick BA, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Idrees K, Isom CA, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Maithel SK, Poultsides GA
J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Aug; 21(8)1245-1253. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3440-z.

PMID:
    28497252
    [PubMed - in process]
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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Hepatobiliary Cancers, Version 1.2017.
Benson AB 3rd, D'Angelica MI, Abbott DE, Abrams TA, Alberts SR, Saenz DA, Are C, Brown DB, Chang DT, Covey AM, Hawkins W, Iyer R, Jacob R, Karachristos A, Kelley RK, Kim R, Palta M, Park JO, Sahai V, Schefter T, Schmidt C, Sicklick JK, Singh G, Sohal D, Stein S, Tian GG, Vauthey JN, Venook AP, Zhu AX, Hoffmann KG, Darlow S
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 May; 15(5)563-573.

PMID:
    28476736
    [PubMed - in process]
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The diagnosis of pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasm and associated adenocarcinoma in males: An eight-institution study of 349 patients over 15 years.
Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, 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 CR, Bentrem D, Kim HJ, Carr J, Ahmad SA, Abbott DE, Wilson G, Kooby DA, Maithel SK
J Surg Oncol. 2017 Jun; 115(7)784-787. doi: 10.1002/jso.24582.

PMID:
    28211072
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interferon-based chemoradiation followed by gemcitabine for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma: long-term follow-up.
Ohman KA, Liu J, Linehan DC, Tan MC, Tan BR, Fields RC, Strasberg SM, Hawkins WG
HPB (Oxford). 2017 May; 19(5)449-457. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.01.012.

PMID:
    28162923
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Targeted SMAC Mimetic SW IV-134 is a strong enhancer of standard chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer.
Hashim YM, Vangveravong S, Sankpal NV, Binder PS, Liu J, Goedegebuure SP, Mach RH, Spitzer D, Hawkins WG
J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jan 17; 36(1)14. doi: 10.1186/s13046-016-0470-4.

PMID:
    28095907
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Sigma-2 receptor agonist derivatives of 1-Cyclohexyl-4-[3-(5-methoxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalen-1-yl)propyl]piperazine (PB28) induce cell death via mitochondrial superoxide production and caspase activation in pancreatic cancer.
Pati ML, Hornick JR, Niso M, Berardi F, Spitzer D, Abate C, Hawkins W
BMC Cancer. 2017 Jan 13; 17(1)51. doi: 10.1186/s12885-016-3040-4.

PMID:
    28086830
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Whipple-specific complications result in prolonged length of stay not accounted for in ACS-NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator.
Cusworth BM, Krasnick BA, Nywening TM, Woolsey CA, Fields RC, Doyle MM, Liu J, Hawkins WG
HPB (Oxford). 2017 Feb; 19(2)147-153. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2016.10.015.

PMID:
    27939807
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pattern of Venous Collateral Development after Splenic Vein Occlusion in an Extended Whipple Procedure (Whipple at the Splenic Artery) and Long-Term Results.
Rosado ID, Bhalla S, Sanchez LA, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM
J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Mar; 21(3)516-526. doi: 10.1007/s11605-016-3325-6.

PMID:
    27921207
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utility of a multidisciplinary tumor board in the management of pancreatic and upper gastrointestinal diseases: an observational study.
Brauer DG, Strand MS, Sanford DE, Kushnir VM, Lim KH, Mullady DK, Tan BR Jr, Wang-Gillam A, Morton AE, Ruzinova MB, Parikh PJ, Narra VR, Fowler KJ, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Strasberg SS, Hawkins WG, Fields RC
HPB (Oxford). 2017 Feb; 19(2)133-139. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2016.11.002.

PMID:
    27916436
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Areas of Research Interest

Tumor immunology