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Emily Miraflor, M.D.

Emily Miraflor, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program

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University of California, San Francisco - East Bay
1411 East 31st Street; QIC 22134
Oakland CA 94602
(510)437-4267
emiraflor@alamedahealthsystem.org
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  • California State University, East Bay; B.S. Biology and Kinesiology, 2003
  • University of California, Davis, M.D. 2007
  • University of California, San Francisco - East Bay, General Surgery 2007-2013
  • University of California, San Francisco - East Bay, Chief Resident in General Surgery, 2013-2014.
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, 2014-2015
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Colon cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Rectal cancer

Dr. Miraflor is a general and colorectal surgeon. She received her undergraduate degree in the fields of biology and kinesiology from California State University, Hayward in 2003 and completed her medical degree at the University of California, Davis in 2007.

After medical school, Dr. Miraflor pursued surgical training at the University of California, San Francisco - East Bay. There she developed a strong interest in the surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, colon and rectal cancers. Prompting her to obtain specialty training in these areas. She completed her fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery in 2015 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. While in residency and fellowship she was honored by her peers with Resident Teaching awards.

Dr. Miraflor is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

Most recent publications from a total of 16
  1. Zaghiyan KN, Sax HC, Miraflor E, Cossman D, Wagner W, Mirocha J, Gewertz B, Fleshner P. Timing of Chemical Thromboprophylaxis and Deep Vein Thrombosis in Major Colorectal Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Ann Surg. 2016 Oct; 264(4):632-9. View in PubMed
  2. Kaminski JP, Miraflor E, Zaghiyan K, Fleshner P. Type and Quantity of Pharmacologic Therapy for Crohn's Disease before Eventual Surgical Treatment. Am Surg. 2016 Oct; 82(10):989-991. View in PubMed
  3. Brooke M, Yeung L, Miraflor E, Garcia A, Victorino GP. Lactate predicts massive transfusion in hemodynamically normal patients. J Surg Res. 2016 Jul; 204(1):139-44. View in PubMed
  4. Chong VE, Lee WS, Miraflor E, Victorino GP. Applying peripheral vascular injury guidelines to penetrating trauma. J Surg Res. 2014 Jul; 190(1):300-4. View in PubMed
  5. Garcia A, Yeung LY, Miraflor EJ, Victorino GP. Should uncooperative trauma patients with suspected head injury be intubated? Am Surg. 2013 Mar; 79(3):313-20. View in PubMed
  6. Yeung L, Miraflor E, Garcia A, Victorino GP. Effect of surgery resident change of shift on trauma resuscitations and outcomes. J Surg Educ. 2013 Jan-Feb; 70(1):87-94. View in PubMed
  7. Dozier KC, Yeung LY, Miranda MA, Miraflor EJ, Strumwasser AM, Victorino GP. Death or dialysis? The risk of dialysis-dependent chronic renal failure after trauma nephrectomy. Am Surg. 2013 Jan; 79(1):96-100. View in PubMed
  8. Kwan RO, Miraflor E, Yeung L, Strumwasser A, Victorino GP. Bedside thoracic ultrasonography of the fourth intercostal space reliably determines safe removal of tube thoracostomy after traumatic injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Dec; 73(6):1568-73. View in PubMed
  9. Yeung L, Miraflor E, Harken A. Confronting the chronically anticoagulated, acute care surgery patient as we evolve into the post-warfarin era. Surgery. 2013 Mar; 153(3):308-15. View in PubMed
  10. Yeung L, Miraflor E, Strumwasser A, Sadeghi P, Victorino GP. Does gastric volume in trauma patients identify a population at risk for developing pneumonia and poor outcomes? J Surg Res. 2012 Dec; 178(2):874-8. View in PubMed
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