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Ava Hosseini, M.D.

Ava Hosseini, M.D.

Clinical Fellow
Breast Oncology (PGY-6)

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  • Northwestern University, B.A., Biology and Spanish, 2005
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, M.D., 2010
  • University of California, San Diego, General Surgery, 2010-2016

Ava Hosseini, M.D. received her B.A. and M.D. from Northwestern University in Chicago. She completed her general surgery residency at the University of California-San Diego and conducted research in breast cancer under the direction of Anne Wallace, M.D. She is currently a surgical breast oncology fellow at the University of California, San Francisco.

  1. Hosseini A, Baker JL, Tokin CA, Qin Z, Hall DJ, Stupak DG, Hayashi T, Wallace AM, Vera D. Fluorescent tilmanocept for tumor margin analysis in the mouse model. Presented at the International Sentinel Node Society Biannual Meeting, Milan, Italy. April 2016.
  2. Hosseini A, Baker J, Tokin C, Mailey B, Wallace A. Oncotype Dxâ breast cancer assay: a single institutional review. Presented at the University of San Diego, California, Surgery Research Symposium, San Diego, CA. May 2014.
  3. Baker J, Mailey B, Hosseini A, Alfonso Z, Strasser P, Hicok K, Cohen S, Gosman A, Dobke M, Wallace A. Evaluating the relationship between stem cells and fat graft survival: preliminary results from a clinical trial. Presented at the University of San Diego, California, Surgery Research Symposium, San Diego, CA. May 2014.
  4. Mailey B, Baker J, Hosseini A, Alfonso Z, Strasser P, Hicok K, Cohen S, Gosman A, Dobke M, Wallace A. Adipocyte derived stem cells are influenced by receipt of hormone therapy in breast cancer patients. Presented at the California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Newport Beach, CA. May 2014.
  5. D'Souza G, Baker J, Mailey B, Hosseini A, Wallace A. Acellular dermal matrix increases complications in breast reconstructive patients. Presented at the California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Newport Beach, CA. May 2014.
  6. Hosseini A, Baker J, Tokin C, Mailey B, Wallace A. Who is receiving the Oncotype Dxâ breast cancer assay in current practice? Presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. April 2014.
  7. Baker JL, Hosseini A, Blue MS, Vera DR, Wallace AM. Sensitivity and specificity of 99mTc-tilmanocept, a CD206-targeted molecular sentinel node mapping agent in breast cancer. Presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. April 2014.
  8. Baker JL, Hosseini A, Mailey B, Tokin C, Blair S, Wallace AM. Survival in early stage invasive breast cancer. Presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. April 2014.
  9. Hosseini A, Baker JL, Mailey B, Alfonso Z, Strasser P, Hicok K, Cohen SR, Gosman AA, Dobke M, Wallace AM. The effect of fat harvest technique on adipocyte viability and adipose-derived stem cell count. Presented at the Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Meeting, New York, NY. March 2014.
  10. Mailey B, Baker JL, Hosseini A, Alfonso Z, Strasser P, Hicok K, Cohen SR, Gosman AA, Dobke M, Wallace AM. Mesenchymal stem cell count is influenced by receipt of chemotherapy. Presented at the Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Meeting, New York, NY. March 2014.
  11. Hosseini A, Baker JL, Tokin CA, Qin Z, Wallace AM, Vera Dr. Dendrite cell receptor-specific binding properties of [99mTc]-Cy7-tilmanocept and its use as a multi-reporter probe in tumor margin analysis. Presented at the Academic Surgical Congress, San Diego, CA. February 2014.
  12. Hosseini A, Baker JL, Mailey BA, Tokin CA, Blair SA, Wallace AM. Predictors of disease recurrence in invasive breast cancer patients differ based on nodal status. Presented at the Academic Surgical Congress, San Diego, CA, February 2014 and the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA, January 2014.
  13. Hosseini A, Baker J, Tokin C, Hoh C, Vera D, Wallace A. Comparison of [99mTc]-tilmanocept and [99mTc]-sulfur colloid in rate of sentinel lymph node visualization on lymphoscintigraphy in breast cancer patients. Presented at the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA. January 2014.
  14. Mailey B, Baker J, Hosseini A, Alfonso Z, Strasser P, Hicok K, Cohen S, Gosman A, Dobke M, Wallace A. Fat graft retention is influenced by stem cell count and receipt of chemotherapy. Presented at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. October 2013.
  15. Hosseini A, Vidula N, Welti M, Dixler I, Baker T. Kidney transplant alone Is feasible in Hepatitis C + renal transplant candidates with advanced liver disease. Presented at the American Society of Transplant Surgeon's Annual Symposium, Marco Island, FL. January 2008.
  16. VanWagner L, Hosseini A, Zakarija A. Neutropenia and anemia secondary to zinc-induced copper deficiency. Presented at the American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. October 2008. Awarded best oral presentation.
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  1. Mailey B, Hosseini A, Baker J, Young A, Alfonso Z, Hicok K, Wallace AM, Cohen S. "Adipose Derived Stem Cells: Methods for Isolation and Applications for Clinical Use." Stem Cells and Tissue Repair: Methods and Protocols. Ed. Chrissa Kioussi. New York: Humana Press, 2014.

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