University of California San Francisco

Faculty

Chair of the Department

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Julie Ann Sosa, MD, MA, FACS, FSSO

Chair, Department of Surgery   
Leon Goldman, MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery   
Professor, Department of Medicine   
Affiliated faculty, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies   
University of California, San Francisco

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Vice-Chairs

Division Chiefs

Michael S. Conte, MD

Michael S. Conte, MD

Interim Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor and Chief, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Edwin J. Wylie, M.D. Chair in Vascular Surgery
Co-Director, UCSF Heart and Vascular Center
Co-Director, UCSF Center for Limb Preservation
Director, Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency Program
Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program

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Joseph Cuschieri, MD, FACS

Division of General Surgery  
Professor of Surgery   
Chief of Surgery Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Trauma and Surgical  
Critical Care at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital  
Trauma Medical Director at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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Scott L. Hansen, MD, FACS

Professor and Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stephen J. Mathes Endowed Chair
Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency
Chief, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
Director, UCSF Microsurgery Fellowship

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Hanmin Lee, MD

Professor & Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Michael R. Harrison, MD, Endowed Chair in Fetal Surgery
Surgeon in Chief, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco
Director, Fetal Treatment Center
Clinical Lead, Surgical Innovations UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco

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Stanley J. Rogers, MD

Professor & Interim Division Chief,
Division of General Surgery
Director, Bariatric Surgery Center, Liver Tumor Ablation Program, and Minimally Invasive Surgery
His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX Distinguished Professor of Global Surgery
Ruth M. Dunn Endowed Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Melissa H. Coleman, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program
Director of UCSF School of Medicine Clinical Immersive Experiences (CIEx)

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Tobias Deuse, MD

Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Julien I.E. Hoffman, M.D. Endowed Chair in Cardiac Surgery
Director, Minimally-invasive Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director, Transcatheter Valve Program

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Amy G. Fiedler, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Program Leader, Cardiac Surgery Program
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director of Cardiac Intensive Care Units
Medical Director of Quality and Safety 
Heart and Vascular Center

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David M. Jablons, MD, FACS

Professor and Chief, UCSF General Thoracic Surgery
Nan T. McEvoy Distinguished Professor of Thoracic Surgical Oncology
Ada Distinguished Professor of Thoracic Oncology
Program Leader Thoracic Oncology
Director, Thoracic Oncology Laboratory, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Johannes Kratz

Johannes R. Kratz, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Van Auken Endowed Chair in Thoracic Oncology
Director, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program
Medical Director of Robotic Surgery, UCSF Health 
 

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Jasleen Kukreja, MD, MPH

Professor of Surgery 
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery 
Doris F. and Donald G. Fisher Distinguished Professor 
Director, Lung Transplantation 
Director, Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion 
Director, Advanced Lung Disease ECMO Support

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General Surgery

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Marissa A. Boeck, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Co-Director, Center for Health Equity in Surgery and Anesthesia
Director of Trauma & General Surgery, Center for Health Equity in Surgery and Anesthesia

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Jonathan Carter, MD

Professor of Surgery
Bariatric & Gastrointestinal Surgery Programs
Division of General Surgery
Program Director,
Advanced GI Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship

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Joseph Cuschieri, MD, FACS

Division of General Surgery  
Professor of Surgery   
Chief of Surgery Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Trauma and Surgical  
Critical Care at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital  
Trauma Medical Director at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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Rochelle A. Dicker, MD

Section Chief of Acute Care Surgery in the Division of General Surgery at UCSF Surgery
Co-Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Units at UCSF Health
Professor of Surgery and Anesthesia
Affiliated faculty member, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

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Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH

Professor and Chief, Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Division of General Surgery
J. Engelbert Dunphy Endowed Chair in Surgery
Director, Center for Hernia Repair & Abdominal Wall
Reconstruction
Program Director, NIH T32 Training Program in Gastrointestinal Surgery

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Lucy Kornblith, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
The Director of Gender Equity
Co-chair, Muriel Steele Society

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Rebecca Plevin, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma & Surgical Critical Care 
Co-Director, San Francisco Wraparound Project
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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Stanley J. Rogers, MD

Professor & Interim Division Chief,
Division of General Surgery
Director, Bariatric Surgery Center, Liver Tumor Ablation Program, and Minimally Invasive Surgery
His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX Distinguished Professor of Global Surgery
Ruth M. Dunn Endowed Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Amanda Sammann, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Founder and Director of The Better Lab
Director of the Wraparound Program

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Lygia Stewart, MD

Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Chief of the General Surgery Section, San Francisco VA Medical Center
Associate Director, General Surgery Residency Program 

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Ronald B. Tesoriero, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Director, UCSF Acute Care Surgery Fellowship
Co-Director, SICU at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

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Aaron R. Jensen, MD, MEd

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
University of California San Francisco
Associate Trauma Medical Director
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

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Hanmin Lee, MD

Professor & Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Michael R. Harrison, MD, Endowed Chair in Fetal Surgery
Surgeon in Chief, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco
Director, Fetal Treatment Center
Clinical Lead, Surgical Innovations UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco

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Tippi MacKenzie, MD

Professor of Surgery
Benioff UCSF Professor in Children’s Health
Director, Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCSF
Co-Director, Center for Maternal-Fetal Precision Medicine
John G. Bowes Distinguished Professor in Stem Cell and Tissue Biology

Christopher R. Newton, MD

Christopher R. Newton, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Director, Trauma Care
Co-Director, Neuroscience Center
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Oakland

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Lan Vu, MD

Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Director LIFE Program
Associate Director Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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Esther A. Kim, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency
Director, UCSF Gender Affirming Surgery
Co-Director, UCSF Microsurgery Fellowship

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Pablo Leon, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Chief and Residency Site Director, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
San Francisco VA Medical Center

Dr. Alexander Lin

Alexander Y. Lin, MD, MBA, FACS

Professor and Director of Surgical Innovations, UCSF Plastic Surgery
Co-Director, Craniofacial Center at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals (BCH)
Co-Director, Center for Advanced 3D+ Technologies at UCSF Health

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Jason H. Pomerantz, MD

Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Co-Director, Craniofacial Center Benioff Children’s Hospitals
Co-chair, Department of Surgery research Committee
Director, Pomerantz Laboratory

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Chau Tai, MD

Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Division Chief and Medical Director, Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

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Michael J. Terry, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Interim Chief of Plastic Surgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Surgical Oncology

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Carlos U. Corvera, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery 
Division of Surgical Oncology 
Chief, Section of HPB-GISS (HepatoPancreatoBiliary, GI, Skin, Sarcoma Surgery) 
Maurice Galante Distinguished Professorship in Hepatobiliary Surgery

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Laura J. Esserman, MD, MBA

  • Professor of Surgery and Radiology
  • Chief, Section of Breast Care Surgery
  • Division of Surgical Oncology
  • Alfred A. de Lorimier Endowed Chair in General Surgery
  • Director, UCSF Breast Care Center
Gillian Hirst

Gillian L Hirst, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
Administrative Director
T32 Training Grant in Surgical Oncology
 

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Sanziana A. Roman, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Section of Endocrine Surgery
Director of Clinical Teaching and Learning (F2 and CL)
Dean’s Diversity Leader for Leadership  
Equity and Inclusion
UCSF School of Medicine

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Wen T. Shen, MD, MA

Professor of Surgery 
Division of Surgical Oncology 
Director, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Education Series 
Program Director, Endocrine Surgery Fellowship

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Julie Ann Sosa, MD, MA, FACS, FSSO

Chair, Department of Surgery   
Leon Goldman, MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery   
Professor, Department of Medicine   
Affiliated faculty, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies   
University of California, San Francisco

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Madhulika Varma, MD

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Chief, Section of Colorectal Surgery 
Maurice Galante, MD Distinguished Professor in Surgical Oncology
Director, UCSF Center for Pelvic Physiology 

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Transplant Surgery

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Sang-Mo Kang, MD

Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation
UCSF-Benioff Children’s Hospital

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Minnie M. Sarwal MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery, Medicine, Pediatrics
Professor (Adj), Stanford University, UC Berkeley
Director, Precision Transplant Medicine, UCSF
Co-Director, T32 Training Grant, Transplant Surgery, UCSF
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Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program
Surgical Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant Program
Co-Director, Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplant Program
Program, Director, T32 Training Program in Transplant Surgery

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Shareef Syed, MBChB, MRCS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Associate Director, UCSF Surgical Skills Center
Director, Abdominal Transplant Fellowship Program

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Vascular Surgery

Michael S. Conte, MD

Michael S. Conte, MD

Interim Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor and Chief, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Edwin J. Wylie, M.D. Chair in Vascular Surgery
Co-Director, UCSF Heart and Vascular Center
Co-Director, UCSF Center for Limb Preservation
Director, Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency Program
Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program

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Warren J. Gasper, MD

Warren J. Gasper, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery,
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Chief, Vascular Surgery Section,
San Francisco VA Health Care System
Director, Vascular Integrated Physiology and
Experimental Therapeutics (ViperX)
Associate Director, Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency Program

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Shant Vartanian, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Service Chief of Vascular Surgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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Rong Wang, PhD

Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Mildred V. Strouss Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery
Director, Laboratory for Accelerated Vascular Research

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Department of Surgery at ZSFG

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Marissa A. Boeck, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Co-Director, Center for Health Equity in Surgery and Anesthesia
Director of Trauma & General Surgery, Center for Health Equity in Surgery and Anesthesia

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JosephCuschieri

Joseph Cuschieri, MD, FACS

Division of General Surgery  
Professor of Surgery   
Chief of Surgery Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Trauma and Surgical  
Critical Care at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital  
Trauma Medical Director at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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Scott L. Hansen, MD, FACS

Professor and Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stephen J. Mathes Endowed Chair
Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency
Chief, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
Director, UCSF Microsurgery Fellowship

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Lucy Kornblith, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
The Director of Gender Equity
Co-chair, Muriel Steele Society

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Rebecca Plevin, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma & Surgical Critical Care 
Co-Director, San Francisco Wraparound Project
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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Stanley J. Rogers, MD

Professor & Interim Division Chief,
Division of General Surgery
Director, Bariatric Surgery Center, Liver Tumor Ablation Program, and Minimally Invasive Surgery
His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX Distinguished Professor of Global Surgery
Ruth M. Dunn Endowed Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Amanda Sammann, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Founder and Director of The Better Lab
Director of the Wraparound Program

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Ronald B. Tesoriero, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Director, UCSF Acute Care Surgery Fellowship
Co-Director, SICU at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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Shant Vartanian, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Service Chief of Vascular Surgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

UCSF-East Bay Surgery

Shahram Aarabi

Shahram Aarabi, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Surgery
UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program
Chief, Vascular Surgery, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital
Assistant Trauma Director, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital

 

Department of Medicine

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Patricia O'Sullivan, EdD

Professor, Departments of Medicine and Surgery
Director, Office of Research and Development in Medical Education (RaDME)
Endowed Chair in Surgical Education

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Emeritus Faculty

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Haile Debas, MD

Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Chancellor Emeritus
Dean Emeritus, School of Medicine
Vice Chancellor Emeritus, Medical Affairs
Senior Global Health Advisor
Founding Executive Director, Global Health Sciences

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Michael R. Harrison, MD

Director Emeritus, Fetal Treatment Center
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Professor Emeritus of Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

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Ryutaro Hirose, MD

Professor of Surgery 
Division of Transplant Surgery
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Value
Associate Program Director,
UCSF General Surgery Residency Program
Surgical Medical Director, Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).

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James R. Macho, MD

Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
UCSF Department of Surgery
Director, Critical Care
Saint Francis Memorial Hospital

In Memoriam