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Dr. Hueylan Chern is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a colorectal surgery specialist, who received her M.D. from UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School and completed her general surgery training at Brown University. After her residency, Dr. Chern finished a colorectal surgery fellowship at UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, followed by additional oncology training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Chern specializes in laparoscopic procedures for both malignant and benign disease conditions, such as colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticular disease. She is also trained in endorectal ultrasound, Transanal Endocscopic Microsurgery and sphincter preserving operations. Her research interests include endorectal ultrasound and colorectal cancer.