Thomas Chi, MD

ASST PROF IN RES-HCOMP
UCSF Profiles

em: Tom.Chi@ucsf.edu
ph: +1 415 206-2934

400 Parnassus Avenue, Rm 640
UCSF Box 0738
San Francisco, CA 94117
United States

Private Practice

United States

Publications

  1. Wang RC, Addo N, Chi T, Moore C, Mallin M, Shiboski S, Stoller M, Smith-Bindman R. Medical expulsive therapy use in emergency department patients diagnosed with ureteral stones. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Feb 28.
  2. Zee T, Bose N, Zee J, Beck JN, Yang S, Parihar J, Yang M, Damodar S, Hall D, O'Leary MN, Ramanathan A, Gerona RR, Killilea DW, Chi T, Tischfield J, Sahota A, Kahn A, Stoller ML, Kapahi P. α-Lipoic acid treatment prevents cystine urolithiasis in a mouse model of cystinuria. Nat Med. 2017 Feb 06.
  3. Hudnall M, Usawachintachit M, Metzler I, Tzou DT, Harrison B, Lobo E, Chi T. Ultrasound Guidance Reduces Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Cost Compared to Fluoroscopy. Urology. 2016 Dec 23.
  4. Tzou DT, Weinstein S, Usawachintachit M, Mongan J, Greene KL, Chi T. Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Detects Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma in the Setting of Chronic Renal Insufficiency. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016 Dec 13.
  5. Usawachintachit M, Tzou DT, Mongan J, Taguchi K, Weinstein S, Chi T. Feasibility of Retrograde Ureteral Contrast Injection to Guide Ultrasonographic Percutaneous Renal Access in the Nondilated Collecting System. J Endourol. 2016 Nov 30.
  6. Tasian GE, Ross ME, Song L, Grundmeier RW, Massey J, Denburg MR, Copelovitch L, Warner S, Chi T, Killilea DW, Stoller ML, Furth SL. Dietary Zinc and Incident Calcium Kidney Stones in Adolescence. J Urol. 2016 Nov 23.
  7. Usawachintachit M, Tzou DT, Mongan J, Weinstein S, Chi T. Antegrade ultrasound contrast injection facilitates accurate nephrostomy tube positioning during percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Int J Urol. 2016 Nov 16.
  8. Tzou DT, Taguchi K, Chi T, Stoller ML. Animal models of urinary stone disease. Int J Surg. 2016 Nov 10.
  9. Chang HC, Tzou DT, Usawachintachit M, Duty BD, Hsi RS, Harper JD, Sorensen MD, Stoller ML, Sur RL, Chi T. Rationale and Design of the Registry for Stones of the Kidney and Ureter (ReSKU): A Prospective Observational Registry to Study the Natural History of Urolithiasis Patients. J Endourol. 2016 Nov 1.
  10. Metzler IS, Smith-Bindman R, Moghadassi M, Wang RC, Stoller ML, Chi T. Emergency Department Imaging Modality Effect on Surgical Management of Nephrolithiasis: A Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial. J Urol. 2016 Oct 20.
  11. Usawachintachit M, Tzou DT, Hu W, Li J, Chi T. X-ray-free Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: How to Select the Right Patient? Urology. 2016 Oct 5.
  12. Sanford TH, Myers F, Chi T, Bagga HS, Taylor AG, Stoller ML. Emphysematous pyelonephritis: the impact of urolithiasis on disease severity. Transl Androl Urol. 2016 Oct; 5(5):774-779.
  13. Filippou P, Odisho A, Ramaswamy K, Usawachintachit M, Hu W, Li J, Chi T. Using an abdominal phantom to teach urology residentes ultrasound-guided percutaneous needle placement. Int Braz J Urol. 2016 Jul-Aug; 42(4):717-26.
  14. Usawachintachit M, Masic S, Allen IE, Li J, Chi T. Adopting Ultrasound Guidance for Prone Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Evaluating the Learning Curve for the Experienced Surgeon. J Endourol. 2016 Jun 13.
  15. Chi T, Usawachintachit M, Filippou P, Bayne D, Hu W, Chang H, Xia L, Chen Q, Xue W, He H, Long Q, Arsovska O, Taylor E, Paterson R, Sur RL, Chew B, Stoller ML, Li J. Significant differences in struvite and cystine stone frequency seen among Chinese nephrolithiasis patients living in North America compared to those living in China. Transl Androl Urol. 2016 Jun; 5(3):375-80.
  16. Usawachintachit M, Masic S, Chang HC, Allen IE, Chi T. Ultrasound Guidance to Assist Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Reduces Radiation Exposure in Obese Patients. Urology. 2016 Apr 22.
  17. Truesdale MD, Elmer-Dewitt M, Sandri M, Schmidt B, Metzler I, Gadzinski A, Stoller ML, Chi T. Methylene Blue Injection as an Alternative to Antegrade Nephrostography to Assess Urinary Obstruction After Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. J Endourol. 2016 Apr; 30(4):476-82.
  18. Chi T, Masic S, Li J, Usawachintachit M. Ultrasound Guidance for Renal Tract Access and Dilation Reduces Radiation Exposure during Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. Adv Urol. 2016; 2016:3840697.
  19. Chu C, Masic S, Usawachintachit M, Hu W, Yang W, Stoller M, Li J, Chi T. Ultrasound-Guided Renal Access for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: A Description of Three Novel Ultrasound-Guided Needle Techniques. J Endourol. 2016 Feb; 30(2):153-8.
  20. Chi T. Editorial Comment. Urology. 2015 Nov; 86(5):921.
  21. Hsi RS, Spieker AJ, Stoller ML, Jacobs DR, Reiner AP, McClelland RL, Kahn AJ, Chi T, Szklo M, Sorensen MD. Coronary Artery Calcium Score and Association with Recurrent Nephrolithiasis: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Urol. 2016 Apr; 195(4P1):971-6.
  22. Ramaswamy K, Killilea DW, Kapahi P, Kahn AJ, Chi T, Stoller ML. The elementome of calcium-based urinary stones and its role in urolithiasis. Nat Rev Urol. 2015 Oct; 12(10):543-57.
  23. Selekman RE, Harris CR, Filippou P, Chi T, Alwaal A, Blaschko SD, Breyer BN. Validation of a Visual Prostate Symptom Score in Men With Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in a Health Safety Net Hospital. Urology. 2015 Aug; 86(2):354-8.
  24. Killilea DW, Westropp JL, Shiraki R, Mellema M, Larsen J, Kahn AJ, Kapahi P, Chi T, Stoller ML. Elemental Content of Calcium Oxalate Stones from a Canine Model of Urinary Stone Disease. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0128374.
  25. Chi T, Kim MS, Lang S, Bose N, Kahn A, Flechner L, Blaschko SD, Zee T, Muteliefu G, Bond N, Kolipinski M, Fakra SC, Mandel N, Miller J, Ramanathan A, Killilea DW, Brückner K, Kapahi P, Stoller ML. A Drosophila model identifies a critical role for zinc in mineralization for kidney stone disease. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0124150.
  26. Tran G, Ramaswamy K, Chi T, Meng M, Freise C, Stoller ML. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy with Autotransplantation: Safety, Efficacy and Long-Term Durability. J Urol. 2015 Sep; 194(3):738-43.
  27. Ramaswamy K, Marx V, Laser D, Kenny T, Chi T, Bailey M, Sorensen MD, Grubbs RH, Stoller ML. Targeted microbubbles: a novel application for the treatment of kidney stones. BJU Int. 2015 Jul; 116(1):9-16.
  28. Bayne D, Taylor ER, Hampson L, Chi T, Stoller ML. Determinants of nephrostomy tube dislodgment after percutaneous nephrolithotomy. J Endourol. 2015 Mar; 29(3):289-92.
  29. Masterson JH, Woo JR, Chang DC, Chi T, L'Esperance JO, Stoller ML, Sur RL. Dyslipidemia is associated with an increased risk of nephrolithiasis. Urolithiasis. 2015 Feb; 43(1):49-53.
  30. Chi T, Stoller ML. Kidney stone disease. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):227.
  31. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. Reactive oxygen species may unite many mechanisms by which calcium oxalate stones form. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):277.
  32. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. Looking beyond the guidelines for perioperative antibiotics in nephrolithiasis. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):302.
  33. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. Moderation may be the best fad diet for urinary stone disease. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):313.
  34. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. Treating the cystine stone former presents a singular clinical challenge. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):234.
  35. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. The days of cost effective management for nephrolithiasis are already upon us. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):284.
  36. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. Making sense of dietary calcium and urinary stone disease. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):241.
  37. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. Balancing the utility of new technology against cost in urinary stone disease. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):328.
  38. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. Ureteral stents are part of an ever-expanding technology horizon. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):320.
  39. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. Alexander Randall may have had it right after all. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):255.
  40. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. The link between metabolic syndrome and nephrolithiasis: a white whale for understanding urinary stone disease. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):296.
  41. Chi T, Taylor E, Stoller ML. Gastric bypass surgery patients warrant special attention for preventing urinary stones. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Sep; 3(3):250.
  42. Sorensen MD, Hsi RS, Chi T, Shara N, Wactawski-Wende J, Kahn AJ, Wang H, Hou L, Stoller ML. Dietary intake of fiber, fruit and vegetables decreases the risk of incident kidney stones in women: a Women's Health Initiative report. J Urol. 2014 Dec; 192(6):1694-9.
  43. Sorensen MD, Chi T, Shara NM, Wang H, Hsi RS, Orchard T, Kahn AJ, Jackson RD, Miller J, Reiner AP, Stoller ML. Activity, energy intake, obesity, and the risk of incident kidney stones in postmenopausal women: a report from the Women's Health Initiative. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Feb; 25(2):362-9.
  44. Miller J, Chi T, Kapahi P, Kahn AJ, Kim MS, Hirata T, Romero MF, Dow JA, Stoller ML. Drosophila melanogaster as an emerging translational model of human nephrolithiasis. J Urol. 2013 Nov; 190(5):1648-56.
  45. Blaschko SD, Chi T, Miller J, Flechner L, Fakra S, Kapahi P, Kahn A, Stoller ML. Strontium substitution for calcium in lithogenesis. J Urol. 2013 Feb; 189(2):735-9.
  46. Taylor E, Miller J, Chi T, Stoller ML. Complications associated with percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Transl Androl Urol. 2012 Dec; 1(4):223-8.
  47. Bagga HS, Chi T, Miller J, Stoller ML. New insights into the pathogenesis of renal calculi. Urol Clin North Am. 2013 Feb; 40(1):1-12.
  48. Blaschko SD, Miller J, Chi T, Flechner L, Fakra S, Kahn A, Kapahi P, Stoller ML. Microcomposition of human urinary calculi using advanced imaging techniques. J Urol. 2013 Feb; 189(2):726-34.
  49. Kovshilovskaya B, Chi T, Miller J, Stoller ML. Systemic implications of urinary stone disease. Transl Androl Urol. 2012 Jun; 1(2):89-96.
  50. Sorensen MD, Kahn AJ, Reiner AP, Tseng TY, Shikany JM, Wallace RB, Chi T, Wactawski-Wende J, Jackson RD, O'Sullivan MJ, Sadetsky N, Stoller ML. Impact of nutritional factors on incident kidney stone formation: a report from the WHI OS. J Urol. 2012 May; 187(5):1645-9.
  51. Chi T, Miller J, Stoller ML. Randall plaque versus renal stone? Transl Androl Urol. 2012 Mar; 1(1):66-70.
  52. Chi T, Stoller ML. Stones: Passing a stone in your sleep might be easier than you think. Nat Rev Urol. 2011 Oct; 8(10):533-4.
  53. Le JD, Eisner BH, Tseng TY, Chi T, Stoller ML. Laterality of nephrocalcinosis in kidney stone formers with severe hypocitraturia. BJU Int. 2011 Jan; 107(1):106-10.
  54. Mwamukonda KB, Chi T, Shindel AW, Lue TF. Androgen blockade for the treatment of high-flow priapism. J Sex Med. 2010 Jul; 7(7):2532-7.
  55. Chi T, Eisner BH, Berger AD, Stoller ML. An ex-vivo evaluation of the application and strength of a novel laparoscopic knot substitute device. J Endourol. 2010 Jan; 24(1):95-8.
  56. Smith JF, Brant WO, Fradet V, Shindel AW, Vittinghoff E, Chi T, Huang YC, Davis CB, Conti S, Lue TF. Penile sonographic and clinical characteristics in men with Peyronie's disease. J Sex Med. 2009 Oct; 6(10):2858-67.
  57. Chi T, Eisner B, Stoller ML. Renal arteriovenous malformation. J Urol. 2009 Sep; 182(3):1174-5.
  58. Stoller ML, Chi T, Eisner BH, Shami G, Gentle DL. Changes in urinary stone risk factors in hypocitraturic calcium oxalate stone formers treated with dietary sodium supplementation. J Urol. 2009 Mar; 181(3):1140-4.
  59. Elliott SP, McAninch JW, Chi T, Doyle SM, Master VA. Management of severe urethral complications of prostate cancer therapy. J Urol. 2006 Dec; 176(6 Pt 1):2508-13.
  60. Chi T, Feldstein VA, Nguyen HT. Increased echogenicity as a predictor of poor renal function in children with grade 3 to 4 hydronephrosis. J Urol. 2006 May; 175(5):1898-901.
  61. Master VA, Chi T, Simko JP, Weinberg V, Carroll PR. The independent impact of extended pattern biopsy on prostate cancer stage migration. J Urol. 2005 Nov; 174(5):1789-93; discussion 1793.
  62. Cooperberg MR, Chi T, Jad A, Cha I, Turek PJ. Variability in testis biopsy interpretation: implications for male infertility care in the era of intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Fertil Steril. 2005 Sep; 84(3):672-7.