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CURRICULUM VITAE
Karen Michiko Kling, MD
ADDRESS
Pediatric General and Transplant Surgery
Rady Children’s Medical Foundation and UCSD
3030 Children’s Way # 107
San Diego, CA 92123
858-966-7711; 858-966-7712 Fax
DATE OF BIRTH
16/5/1967, Louisville, KY
APPOINTMENTS
Assistant Professor,
Pediatric General and Transplant Surgery
University of California, San Diego
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Instructor, Pediatric Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Instructor, Pediatric Transplant Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital
2005
California Medical License
#AO53583
Federal DEA License
#BK4318362
Maryland Medical License
#D0059482
Maryland Controlled Substances
#M55150 (inactive)
1994
American Board of Surgery
General Surgery #46310
American Board of Surgery
Pediatric Surgery #917
California Fluoroscopy Certificate
Supervisor and Operator #RHC164669
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
2001
Internship, General Surgery
University of California, Los Angeles
Residency, General Surgery
University of California, Los Angeles
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery
Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland Program
Fellowship, Pediatric Transplant
Johns Hopkins Hospital
1993-1994
LICENSURE
CERTIFICATION
CLINICAL TRAINING
2004
2002
2002
1994
2002
2002
2004
2006
1997
2004
1994-2000
2000-2002
2002-2003
EDUCATION
HONORS
BA Molecular Biology: Minor, Literature
University of California, San Diego
Doctor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1984-1988
CARES award
Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego
Doctors’ Day Staff Appreciation Award
Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego
America’s Top Surgeons
Best Doctors
House staff appreciation award
Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics
Outstanding resident teacher award
UCLA Department of General Surgery
Golden apple teaching award
UCLA Medical School
Administrative chief resident
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of General Surgery
SSAT/Ross research laboratories
Resident research award
(Clues to Chemotherapy Resistance)
Center of Ulcer Research pilot grant $5000
University of California, Los Angeles
(Kling, McFadden. Apoptosis
and Gastrointestinal Malignancies)
Japanese Medical Society scholarships
Johns Hopkins Alumni scholarships
Cum laude graduate
University of California, San Diego
University Scholarships
University of California, San Diego
Provost’s honor list
University of California, San Diego
Provincial Scholarship
Province of British Columbia
Forum for young Canadians
Government student award
Senior academic champion/all subjects
St. Margaret’s School, Victoria, BC
Creative Writing Award
St. Margaret’s School, Victoria, BC
Kowalchuk Memorial choir award
St. Margaret’s School, Victoria, BC
Royal Conservatory of Music Certificate
Toronto Conservatory of Music
Winner Solo Baroque Piano
Victoria Music Festival
Solo Romantic Piano – 2nd
Victoria Music Festival
2011
1989-1993
2009
2008,2010
2007-2011
2002
2000
2000
1999-2000
1997
1996
1990-1993
1989-1993
1988
1984-1988
1984-1988
1984
1984
1984
1978
1984
1983
1981
1981
Winner solo piano
Cornelia Overstreet award, Louisville, KY
Winner Coed-4 Venturers volleyball
Manhattan Beach, CA
Winner (female 18-24)
Moonlight Madness biathlon
AMSA volleyball champion
1975
PROFESSIONAL
SOCIETIES
Southern CA American College of Surgeons
American Pediatric Surgery Association
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
International Pediatric Transplant Association
Longmire Surgical Society
Johns Hopkins Medical/Surgical Assn
Golden Key National Honor Society
2010
2006
2005
2003
1993
1993
1988
RESEARCH
Necrotizing enterocolitis and cytokines;
Gastrointestinal peptides, apoptosis,
and tumor suppression
UCLA Department of Surgery
Mentor: David McFadden, MD
Heat Shock protein,
Cisplatin resistance
UCSD Cancer Center
San Diego, CA
Mentor: Robert Enns, PhD
Laser Doppler non-invasive technology
Non-invasive vascular laboratory
UCSD/VA Hospital
Mentor: Arnost Fronek, MD
1995-1997
COMMITTEES
IBD Consortium
EPIC/Information Technology committee
Marketing committee
Pediatric liver transplant selection committee
Pediatric renal transplant selection committee
Abdominal Transplant committee
Computerized Physician Order Entry Committee
Josie King Safety Committee
2009
2008-present
2008-present
2005-present
2005-present
2005-present
2004-2005
2004-2005
OTHER
Course Director Pediatric Surgery Sub-Internship
Champion – Pediatric Surgery block
(core medical school surgical clerkship)
Champion – Pediatric Surgery resident education
2007-present
2006-present
1995
1992
1991
1986-1989
1985-1988
2006-present
PUBLICATIONS
Manuscripts
Marietti S, Decambre M, Fairbanks T, Kling K, Chiang G. Early Experience with
Laparoendoscopic single site surgery (LESS) in the Pediatric Urology Patient Population. J
Endourology. 24(8): 1321-4, 2010
Garcia MAS, Kling KM, Newbury RO, Huang JS. Complicated diverticular disease in a child
with Williams syndrome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 48: 233-236, 2009
Holmes, Bluemke, Vricella, Ravekes, Kling, Spevak. Magnetic resonance imaging of a
distorted left subclavian artery course: an important clue to an unusual type of double aortic
arch. Pediatric Cardiology. 27(3): 316-20, 2006
Kling, Lau, Colombani. Biliary complications of living related pediatric liver transplant patients.
Pediatric Transplantation. 7: 1-7, 2003
Farooq, Kling, Yamini, Gelabert, Baker, Freischlag. Penetrating ulceration of the infrarenal
aorta: case reports of an embolic and an asymptomatic lesion. Annals of Vascular Surgery.
15: 255-9, 2001
Beanes, Kling, Fonkalsrud, Torres, Salusky, Quinones-Baldrich, Atkinson. Surgical aspects of
dialysis in newborns and infants weighing less than ten kilograms. Journal of Pediatric Surgery.
35: 1543-8, 2000
Kling, Applebaum, Dunn, Buchmiller, Atkinson. A novel technique for correction of intestinal
atresia at the ligament of Treitz. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 35: 353-5, 2000
Kling, Kirby, Kwan, Kim, McFadden. Interleukiin-10 inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase in an
animal model of necrotizing enterocolitis. International Journal of Surgical Investigation. 1:
337-42, 2000
Kling, Kim, Cole, McFadden. B-cell leukemia protein-2 peptide YY chemotherapy resistance in
colon cancer. American Journal of Surgery. 178: 411-4, 1999
Kling, Ostrzega, Schmit. Breast conservation after induction chemotherapy for locally
advanced breast cancer. The American Surgeon. 63: 861-4, 1997
Kling, Rongione, Evans, McFadden. The Delorme procedure: a useful operation for
complicated rectal prolapse in the elderly. The American Surgeon. 62: 857-60, 1996
Rongione, Evans, Kling, McFadden. Ductography is a useful technique in evaluation of
abnormal nipple discharge. The American Surgeon. 62: 785-8, 1996
Katz, Vick, Kling, Andrews, Howell. Effect of topoisomerase modulators on cisplatin cytotoxicity
in ovarian carcinoma cells. European Journal of Cancer. 26: 724-7, 1990
Published Abstracts
Montesa, Fairbanks, Kling, Chang, Bickler. Evaluating Minimally Invasive Surgery from a
Public Health Perspective. Southern California American College of Surgeons Program.
abstract p 73, 2011
Castle, Kling, Bickler, LoSasso. Long Segment Hirschprung Disease with Skip Lesions:
Report of a Rare Case and Management. Southern California American College of Surgeons
Program. abstract p 79, 2011
Kling, K, Neumeier H, MacDonald D, Khanna A, Ingulli, E. Noncompliance among teenagers is
the leading cause of kidney allograft loss in the 21st century. Am J Transplant. abstract 719,
8(s2):371, 2008
Kling, Lau, Colombani. Outcome of vascular reconstruction in pediatric living related liver
transplantation. British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Annual Meeting, Estoril, Portugal,
2003
Kling, Conner, Lau, Colombani, Cuffari. Pharmacokinetic analysis of Mycophenolic acid levels
in pediatric transplant patients. Pediatric Transplantation. 7s4: 46-132, 2003
Ugo, Kraus, Racusen, Haas, Burdick, Montgomery, Colombani, Lau, Paidas, Kling, Eustace,
Zachary, Leffell, Reeb, Ratner, Samaniego, Rabb, Rodriquez-Reimunder, Molmenti. Outcome
of cadaveric pediatric renal allografts according to early recipient creatinine values: extended
and non-extended criteria organs. Transplantation supp. abstract 3455, 74: 705, 2002
Falta, Kraus, Ugo, Racusen, Haas, Burdick, Montgomery, Colombani, Lau, Paidas, Kling,
Eustace, Zachary, Leffell, Reeb, Ratner, Samaniego, Rabb, Molmenti. Incidence of acute and
chronic rejection in pediatric and adult cadaveric renal donors. Transplantation supp. abstract
3456, 74: 705, 2002
Kim, Kling. A novel technique for correction of intestinal atresia at the ligament of Treitz.
Comment. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 35: 356, 2000
Kling, Kirby, Kim, McFadden. IL-10 decreases TNF mRNA and protein in a necrotizing
enterocolitis model. AAS program. abstract 89, 31: 142, 1997
Kling, Rongione, Kwan, Mai, McFadden. Bcl-2 overexpression is linked to pancreatic cancer
resistance to chemotherapy. SSO Cancer Symposium. abstract 46, 50: 46, 1997
Rongione, Kling, Zinner, Newton, Ashley, McFadden. Intravenous growth factors stimulate
glucose absorption through the luminal sodium/glucose cotransporter. Surgical Forum. 82:
180, 1996
Kling, Kwan, Menon, Rongione, Ashley, McFadden. Survival benefit in a neonatal rat model of
necrotizing enterocolitis with IL-10. Gastroenterology. abstract 812, 110: 1996
Kling, Rongione, McFadden. Peptide YY growth inhibition of colon carcinoma.
Gastroenterology. abstract 543, 110: 1996
Rongione, Newton, Zinner, Kling, Ashley, McFadden. Luminal growth factors enhance
intestinal absorption of glucose, water, and electrolytes. Gastroenterology. abstract 835, 110:
1996
Dunn, Lane, Rongione, Kling, Newton, Zinner, McFadden, Ashley. Cholera toxin alters
intestinal transport by neural mechanisms. Gastroenterology. abstract 322, 110: 1996
Book Chapters
Kling. Soft Tissue Injuries. In: Nichols, Lappe, Paidas, Yaster, Schleien. (eds) Golden Hour:
The Handbook of Advanced Pediatric Life Support. 3/e. Elsevier, Philadelphia :
Kling. Congenital Pulmonary Anomalies. In: Baumgartner W, Yuh D, Vricella, L. (eds) The
Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery. McGraw-Hill, New York 2007: chapter 7,
121-42
Kling, Colombani: Surgical management of congenital lesions of the lung. In: Franco,
Putnam. (eds) Advanced Therapy in Thoracic Surgery. BC Decker Inc., Hamilton, ON 2005:
chapter 13,163-85
Kling. Pediatric Renal Transplantation. In: Oldham, Colombani, Foglia, Skinner. (eds)
Surgery of Infants and Children. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia 2004: chapter 47,
729-42
Kling, Paidas. Constipation and Incontinence. In: Mattei. (ed) Surgical Directives: Pediatric
Surgery. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia 2002: 363-70
Presentations
Kling. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. UCSD Basic Science Lecture Series. San Diego, CA
3/9/11
Montesa, Fairbanks, Kling, Chang, Bickler. Evaluating Minimally Invasive Surgery from a
Public Health Perspective. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of the
ACS, Santa Barbara, CA, 1/22/11
Castle, Kling, Bickler, LoSasso. Long Segment Hirschprung Disease with Skip Lesions:
Report of a Rare Case and Management. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Southern California
Chapter of the ACS, Santa Barbara, CA, 1/22/11
Kling. What’s New in Pediatric Surgery. UCSD Surgical Grand Rounds. San Diego, CA
10/13/10
Kling. Surgical Aspects: Pediatric Liver and Kidney Transplantation. Rady Children’s Hospital
Transplantation Mini Seminar. San Diego, CA 7/23/09
Kling. Update on Pediatric Liver Transplantation. Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA
4/26/09
Kling. Pediatric Surgery as a Career. UCSD Department of Pediatrics Forum, La Jolla, CA
11/7/08
Kling. Peritoneal dialysis and Hemodialysis Catheters: Selection, Placement, Care, and
Complications. Rady Children’s Hospital IMU Nursing Educational series, San Diego, CA
9/3/08
Kling, K, Neumeier H, MacDonald D, Khanna A, Ingulli, E. Noncompliance among teenagers is
the leading cause of kidney allograft loss in the 21st century. American Transplant Congress.
Toronto, Canada, 05/31/08
Kling. Update on Transplant Immunosuppression. Transplantation Seminar CME for
Community Pediatricians. Dana Point, CA 4/25/08
Kling. Necrotizing Enterocolitis. UCSD General Surgery Grand Rounds. San Diego, CA
1/16/08
Kling. Progression of care of the liver transplant patient. Rady Children’s Hospital Intermediate
Care Nursing Education Series. San Diego, CA 10/18/07
Kling. Advances in Pediatric Liver Transplantation. Mercy Hospital Department of Pediatrics
Grand Rounds, San Diego, CA 9/6/07
Kling. Transplant Immunosuppression. UCSD Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology. San
DIego, CA 8/15/07
Kling. Early Postoperative Care of Patients after Liver and Kidney Transplantation.
Intermediate Care Unit Nursing Educational Series, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA
8/14/07
Kling. Neonatal and Pediatric Liver Transplantation. UCSD Division of Pediatric
Gastroenterology. San Diego, CA 7/20/07
Kling. Newborn Intestinal Emergencies. University of California, San Diego Department of
Surgery Grand Rounds. La Jolla, CA 1/1/07
Kling. Gastroschisis. Invited speaker, University of California, San Diego, Department of
Pediatrics resident teaching conference. University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA,
6/6/06
Kling. Gastroschisis. Invited speaker, University of California, San Diego, Department of
Surgery Grand Rounds. University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 3/15/06
Kling. Neonatal Surgical Intestinal Emergencies. Invited speaker, Department of Pediatric
Gastroenterology. University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 2/7/06
Kling. Reduced Graft Techniques in Pediatric Liver Transplantation. Invited speaker,
University of Maryland Department of Surgery Grand Rounds/CME symposium in Honor of J.
Laurance Hill, Baltimore, MD, 6/23/05
Holmes, Bluemke, Ravekes, Vricella, Kling, Spivak. Magnetic resonance imaging of a distorted
left subclavian artery course: an important clue to an unusual type of double aortic arch.
Society for Pediatric Research. San Francisco, CA, 5/05
Kling. Pediatric Transplantation. Invited speaker, Pediatric Grand Rounds – Greater Baltimore
Medical Center, Towson, MD, 3/17/05
Kling. Pediatric Renal Transplantation. Invited speaker, Johns Hopkins Immunogenetics
Group, Baltimore, MD, 11/29/04
Kling. Pediatric Liver and Kidney Transplantation. Invited speaker, Johns Hopkins Pediatric
ICU lecture. Baltimore, MD, 7/03
Kling, Lau, Colombani. Outcome of vascular reconstruction in pediatric living related liver
transplantation. British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Annual Meeting, Estoril, Portugal, 7/03
Kling, Conner, Lau, Colombani, Cuffari. Pharmacokinetic analysis of Mycophenolic acid levels
in pediatric transplant patients. International Pediatric Transplant Association 2nd Congress, Rio
de Janeiro, Brazil, 4/03
Kling, Lau, Colombani. Biliary complications of living related pediatric transplant patients.
International Pediatric Transplant Association 2nd Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 4/03
Kling, Applebaum, Dunn, Buchmiller, Atkinson. Lateral Duodenectomy and Duodenostomy: a
novel technique for jejunal atresia near the ligament of Treitz. invited vesalius.com presentation
11/99
Kling, Applebaum, Dunn, Buchmiller, Atkinson. Lateral Duodenectomy and duodenostomy: a
novel technique for jejunal atresia near the ligament of Treitz. APSA, Rancho Mirage, CA 5/99
Kling, Kirby, Kim, McFadden. IL-10 decreases TNF mRNA and protein in a necrotizing
enterocolitis model. AAS, Dallas, TX 11/97
Rigberg, Cole, Kling, Kim, Lane, McFadden. p53 mutational status and chemoresistance in
esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. VA Surgeons, Louisville, KY 8/97
Kling, Cole, Rigberg, Kim, McFadden. Peptide YY and apoptosis: clues to chemotherapy
resistance and colon cancer. SSAT, Washington, DC 5/97
Kling, Kwan, McFadden. bcl-2 overexpression is linked to pancreatic cancer resistance to
chemotherapy. SSO, Chicago, IL 3/97
Kling, Aharon, Thompson, Hiyama. Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery as primary treatment
for spontaneous pneumothorax. Southern California ACS, Dana Point, CA 1/97
Kling, Schmit. Breast conservation after induction chemotherapy for locally advanced breast
cancer. Southern California ACS, Dana Point, CA 1/97
Kling, Kwan, Rongione, Dunn, Ashley, McFadden. Interleukin-10 (IL-10) treatment decreases
iNOS expression in a necrotizing enterocolitis model. AAS, Chicago, IL 11/96
Rongione, Kling, Zinner, Newton, Ashley, McFadden. Intravenous growth factors stimulate
glucose absorption through the luminal sodium/glucose cotransporter. ACS, San Francisco, CA
10/96
Kling, McFadden. Peptide YY and its analogs in gastrointestinal malignancies. Gut Hormones.
Florissant, CO 7/96
Kling, Kwan, Menon, Rongione, Ashley, McFadden. Survival benefit in a neonatal rat model of
necrotizing enterocolitis with IL-10. AGA, San Francisco, CA 5/96
Dunn, Lane, Rongione, Kling, Newton, Zinner, McFadden, Ashley. Cholera toxin alters
intestinal transport by neural mechanisms. AGA, San Francisco, CA 5/96
Rongione, Newton, Zinner, Kling, Ashley, McFadden. Luminal growth factors enhance
intestinal absorption of glucose, water, and electrolytes. AGA, San Francisco, CA 5/96
Kling, Mai, Kwan, Newton, Rongione, Ashley, McFadden. PYY inhibits growth of human colon
carcinoma in vitro. Longmire Visiting lecture and research day, Los Angeles, CA 3/96
Kling, Rongione, Newton, Ashley, McFadden. Short chain fatty acids mediate intestinal
absorption. SUS, Washington, DC 2/96
Kling, Rongione, Evans, McFadden. The Delorme procedure: a useful operation for
complicated rectal prolapse in the elderly. Southern California ACS, Santa Barbara, CA 1/96
Rongione, Evans, Kling, McFadden. Ductography is a useful technique in evaluation of
abnormal nipple discharge. Southern California ACS, Santa Barbara, CA 1/96
Rongione, Kling, Evans, Ashley, McFadden. Peptide YY: A novel treatment for breast cancer.
Southern California ACS, Santa Barbara, CA 1/96
Manuscript Reviews
Biliary complications in Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients. Pediatric Transplantation.
submission PEDTRANS -07-0-0053. 2007
Percutaneous management of anastomotic biliary strictures after pediatric liver transplantation.
Journal of Cardiovascular Research. submission CVR-2007-0283. 2007
Microvascular hepatic artery reconstruction in pediatric abdominal transplantation: Pearls and
pitfalls. Moderator: San Diego chapter of the American College of Surgeons. 4/11/2006
A report of two cases: fetus in fetu. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2004
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