Kimberly M. Dalal, M.D.
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Accepting new patients
Accepted Health Plans
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Abdominal wall reconstruction, Adrenal masses, Bile duct resection, Biopsy, Bowel cancer, Cancer, Cholecystectomy, Clinical trials and research, Colectomy, Cutaneous oncology, Distal pancreatectomy, Endocrine cancers, Endocrine surgery, Esophageal cancer, Feeding tube placement, Gallbladder cancer
- Hospital Affiliations
California Pacific Medical Center
Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Mills-Peninsula Division
Sutter Medical Network
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Credentials & Notables
- Medical School:
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
University of California, San Francisco
Sutter Health Leadership Academy
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Physicians/Harvard Medical School
Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City
- Primary Language(s)
Analysis of the extent of resection for adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder
- Annals of Surgical Oncology
D'Angelica, M, Dalal, KM, Blumgart, LH, DeMatteo, RP, Fong, Y, and Jarnagin, WR.
Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: rising frequency, improved survival and determinants of outcome after resection
- Annals of Surgery
Endo, I, Gonen, M, Yopp, AC, Dalal, KM, Zhou, Q, Klimstra, D, D'Angelica, M, Dematteo, RP, Fong, Y, Schwartz, L, Kemeny, N, Shimada, H, Blumgart, LH, Jarnagin, WR.
Detection of micrometastases in peritoneal washings of pancreatic cancer patients by the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain
- Gastric Cancer
Dalal, KM, Woo, Y, Galanis, C, Gonen, M, Tang, L, Allen PJ, DeMatteo, R, Fong, Y, and Coit, DG.
Patterns of first recurrence and post-recurrence survival in patients with primary cutaneous melanoma after sentinel lymph node
- Annals of Surgical Oncology
Dalal, KM, Panageas, KS, Patel, A, Jaques, DP, Brady, MS, and Coit, DG.
Subtype specific prognostic nomogram for patients with primary liposarcoma of the retroperitoneum, extremity, or trunk
- Annals of Surgery
Dalal, KM, Kattan, MW, Antonescu, CR, Brennan, MF, and Singer, S.
Initial report of laparoscopic celiac plexus block for pain relief in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer
- Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Strong, VE, Dalal, KM, Malhotra, VT, Cubert, KH, Coit, D, Fong, Y, Brennan, MF, and Allen, PJ.
Clinical curiosity: cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma
- Head and Neck
Dalal, KM, Moraitis, D, Iwamoto, C, Shaha, AR, Patel, SG, and Ghossein, RA.
Impact of menopausal status on the behavior of pancreatic cystic neoplasms in women
- Current Surgery
Moore, KA, Ito, H, Clancy, TE, Burgess, A, Zinner, MJ, and Whang, EE.
Menopausal effects on presentation, treatment, and survival of women with non-small cell lung cancer
- The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Moore, KA, Mery, CM, Jaklitsch, MT, Estocin, AP, Bueno, R, Swanson, SJ, Sugarbaker, DJ, and Lukanich, JM.
More About This Provider
Mills-Peninsula Physician Network Specialty Care:
Please note, if you are an HMO/POS health plan member and pick a primary care physician in who is a member of the Mills-Peninsula Division of PAMF, your specialty care, laboratory and radiology services will be provided by physicians in the Mills-Peninsula network. This network includes specialist physicians in Daly City, San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, Foster City, and San Mateo area. trials
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute-National Institutes of Health Research Scholar (1995)
- Four Schools Physician-Scientist Program (1995)
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute Continued Fellowship for Medical Studies (1996)
- Resident Research Award Paper, 35th Annual Meeting, Association for Academic Surgery (2001)
- John A. Mannick Research Award, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital (2001)
- Outstanding Abstract Presentation, 14th Annual Resident Research Symposium, UCSF (2001)
- Resident Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School (2004)
- Gastrointestinal Symposium/American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation Merit Award (2006)
- American Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation Merit Award (2006)
- Chairman's Award in Clinical Research, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2006)
- U.S. Air Force R.O.T.C. National Cadet of the Year (1991)
- U.S. Army Commendation Medal (2008)
- U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal (2010)
- U.S. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal (2010)
Fellow, Society of Surgical Oncology; Fellow, American College of Surgeons; Member, Commission on Cancer representing the Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons; High-Risk Gastrointestinal Surgery Accreditation Working Group Member, American College of Surgeons; Member, Americas Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association; Member, Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract; Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons; Co-Founder, Peninsula Women's Healthcare Provider Network
Dr. Dalal enjoys playing with her children, traveling, and running in her spare time.
Philosophy of Care
I am a surgical oncologist and board-certified general surgeon with extensive clinical experience and research interests in pancreas and hepatobiliary and upper gastrointestinal (esophagus and stomach) cancer as well as soft tissue sarcoma and melanoma. At the Dorothy E. Schneider Cancer Center, I work with a team of specialists, including surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, and pathologists. Together, we tailor the work-up and treatment plan for each individual patient through our Multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal Tumor Board, and we encourage patient participation in clinical trials.
With an expert surgical team, I perform extensive open surgeries such as pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure), major hepatectomy, esophagectomy, gastrectomy, and soft tissue sarcoma resections of the retroperitoneum as well as trunk and extremity with the goal of achieving a cure.
Moreover, I seek to improve the quality of life of patients, and I offer palliative procedures for patients with metastatic disease. Whenever possible, I perform laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery to minimize incisions and reduce pain. My research has focused on molecular methods for guiding the surgical management of cancer.
I have published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology, and have lectured on these topics nationally and internationally. I received the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Chairman's Award for Excellence in Clinical Research and ASCO Merit Awards. I was previously a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, having served as Chief of Surgical Oncology at David Grant U.S. Air Force Medical Center and was deployed to Afghanistan.
I appreciate the desire of well-informed patients to stay within their community and to receive cutting-edge, state-of-the-art care, and I believe our team can provide that service to you and your family.
Kimberly M. Dalal, M.D. Video, Burlingame Surgeon
Dr. Dalal is a Burlingame surgeon whose professional interests include digestive surgery & cancer surgery. She uses minimally invasive, advanced laparoscopic & radiosurgery techniques.
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