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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

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 Apr 5; doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6064-9.

PMID:
    29623470
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Jan 19; pii: S1365-182X(17)31164-4. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.11.010.

PMID:
    29370972
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 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. 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 - 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. 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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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
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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). 2018 Apr; 20(4)332-339. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.10.003.

PMID:
    29169904
    [PubMed - in process]
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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. 2018 Feb; 226(2)147-154.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.10.021.

PMID:
    29133263
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

Tumor immunology