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Dr. Tippi MacKenzie, a pediatric surgeon at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and its Fetal Treatment Center, has special interests in fetal surgery, advanced laparoscopy, and endocrine and biliary surgery. She is a member of the Biomedical Sciences Program and Institute for Regeneration Medicine, with a research focus on stem cell transplantation in utero to treat genetic disease.

MacKenzie earned a medical degree at Stanford University and completed a general surgery residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. She completed a pediatric surgery fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where she held a clinical appointment in general, thoracic and fetal surgery.

  • Education

    Stanford School of Medicine, 1997

  • Residencies

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Surgery, 1999

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Surgery, 2002

  • Fellowships

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Surgery, 2007

  • Board Certifications

    Surgery, American Board of Surgery

    Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery

  • Academic Title

    Professor

"What keeps me coming back to work every day is a desire to do better."

Where I see patients (2)

    My work

    Fetal therapy offers hope for treating genetic disorders

    An experimental therapy helped a family that had already lost two babies to a rare disorder with critical guidance from Dr. MacKenzie.

    Decorative Caduceus

    Registry of Patients Diagnosed With Lysosomal Storage Diseases

    Prenatal presentation of symptoms (e.g. hydrops) appearing on fetal imaging such as ultrasound and ECHO.

    Recruiting

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    International Registry of Patients With Alpha Thalassemia

    Number of fetuses diagnosed with alpha thalassemia who survive to birth, compared to number of fetuses diagnosed with alpha thalassemia who have fetal demise or are terminated in utero. This is measured in number of fetuses alive ...

    Recruiting

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    Learning never stops

    Our classroom and bedside classes help kids get credit and keep learning during treatment.

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    This provider is employed by a medical group affiliated with UCSF.

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