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Adnan Alseidi, M.D., Ed.M

Adnan Alseidi, M.D., Ed.M

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Division of Surgical Oncology
  • Vice Chair for Education,
  • Department of Surgery

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513 Parnassus Ave, S320
San Francisco, CA 94143

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Adnan Alseidi, MD, EdM, is Professor of Clinical Surgery and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Surgery at UCSF. Dr. Alseidi has extensive experience with minimally invasive and open hepatobiliary, pancreatic and endocrine surgeries. Additionally, he is interested in expanding surgical therapies for patients with locally advanced pancreas cancer, splenic preservation techniques, and immunology studies.

Dr. Alseidi holds many national and international position to include being the current president of the Association of Surgical Education, the Present-elect for the fellowship council, the Chair for training and education for HPB surgery for the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

A graduate of UC, Santa Barbara, and Pennsylvania State University Medical School,Dr. Alseidi completed his general surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Following graduation from residency, he served as a surgeon in the US Navy and as a Co-director of the Surgery Department at the US Naval Hospital in Okinawa, Japan. Dr. Alseidi completed an HPB and advanced GI fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, MO and earned a master's degree in surgical education at Southern Illinois University/University of Illinois-UC.

From 2011– March 2020, Dr. Alseidi was an attending HPB and endocrine surgeon at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA where he held the roles of Director of the HPB Clinical Fellowship, Surgical Simulation Training, and Associate Program Director of the general surgery residency.

  Institution  
  Degree    
  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • Washington University at Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO
  • Clinical Fellowship
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary, & Advanced GI Surgery
  • 2011
  • Southern Illinois University & University of Illinois-UC, IL
  • Ed. M.
  • Surgical Education
  • 2009
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Residency
  • General Surgery
  • 2005
  • The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
  • M.D.
  • Medicine
  • 2000
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • B.S.
  • Biochemistry-Molecular Biology
  • 1996
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • B.S.
  • Pharmacology
  • 1996
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
  •   Award  
      Confired By    
      Date    
  • Member, American Surgical Association
  • ASA, American Surgical Association
  • 2022
  • president, Fellowship Council
  • Fellowship Surgical Council
  • 2022 - 2023
  • President, Assoc. Surgical Education
  • association of surgical education
  • 2021 - 2022
  • Kenneth Forde Excellence in Humanistic Clinical Care Award
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • 2021 - 2022
  • Academy of Master Surgeon Educators
  • American College of Surgeons
  • 2019
  • The Joel Wilson Baker Award, Teacher of the Year Award
  • Virginia Mason Hospital and Seattle Medical Center
  • 2015
  • AHPBA North and South American Annual Traveling Fellowship
  • Host Institution: National Institute of Medical Science & Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City
  • 2014
  • AHPBA North and South American Annual Traveling Fellowship
  • Host Inst: National Institute of Medical Science & Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 2014
  • Award of Appreciation, 3rd highest fundraiser for PurpleStride-pancreas cancer awareness
  • Pancreas Cancer Network
  • 2014
  • Gregorio A. Sicard Fellow Teaching Award
  • Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2011
  • Commendation Medal & Award (2nd medal)
  • Navy Marine Corps
  • 2010
  • Commendation Medal & Award (1st medal)
  • Navy Marine Corps
  • 2008
  • Medical Officer of the Year
  • U.S. Naval Command, Japan
  • 2008
  • Best Teacher Award
  • U.S. Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan
  • 2008
  • Best Teacher Award
  • U.S. Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan
  • 2007
  • Best Surgical Resident Teacher Award
  • York Hospital, York, PA
  • 2005
  • Best Surgical Resident Teacher Award
  • York Hospital, York, PA
  • 2004
  • Best Surgical Resident Teacher Award
  • York Hospital, York, PA
  • 2003
  • Most Valuable Teaching Assistant
  • PA State University–Hershey Medical Center
  • 1999
  • Commonwealth Research Scholarship
  • PA State University–Hershey Medical Center
  • 1997
    • 2005 Residency, General Surgery: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
    • 2011 Clinical Fellowship, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary & Advanced GI Surgery, Washington University at Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO
    • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
    • Complex minimally invasive surgery (MIS) training
    • Global assessment of psychomotor skills
    • Linkages between surgical education and patient outcomes
    • Surgical performance improvement

    Dr. Alseidi's research interests include global assessment of psychomotor skills, linkages between surgical education and patient outcomes, complex MIS training, and surgical performance improvement.

    MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 140
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    1. Zimmitti G, Sijberden JP, Osei-Bordom D, Russolillo N, Aghayan D, Lanari J, Cipriani F, López-Ben S, Rotellar F, Fuks D, D'Hondt M, Primrose JN, Görgec B, Benedetti Cacciaguerra A, Marudanayagam R, Langella S, Vivarelli M, Ruzzenente A, Besselink MG, Alseidi A, Efanov M, Giuliante F, Dagher I, Jovine E, di Benedetto F, Aldrighetti LA, Cillo U, Edwin B, Ferrero A, Sutcliffe RP, Abu Hilal M. Indications, trends, and perioperative outcomes of minimally invasive and open liver surgery in non-obese and obese patients: An international multicentre propensity score matched retrospective cohort study of 9963 patients. Int J Surg. 2022 Nov; 107:106957. View in PubMed
    2. Elmaraghi S, Park KM, Rashidian N, Yap A, Faktor K, Ozgediz D, Borgstein E, Bekele A, Alseidi A, Tefera G. Postgraduate Surgical Education in East, Central, and Southern Africa: A Needs Assessment Survey. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 Oct 11. View in PubMed
    3. Brian R, Wang JJ, Park KM, Karimzada M, Sequeira N, O'Sullivan P, Alseidi A. Virtual Interviews: Assessing How Expectations Meet Reality. J Surg Educ. 2022 Oct 11. View in PubMed
    4. Salesky M, Kaur G, Weiser L, Thompson A, Kim EH, Campbell AR, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Alseidi A, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Surgical support team: Lessons learned after piloting a near peer support program for medical students during their core surgery clerkship. Am J Surg. 2022 Oct 10. View in PubMed
    5. Belmar F, Gaete MI, Escalona G, Carnier M, Durán V, Villagrán I, Asbun D, Cortés M, Neyem A, Crovari F, Alseidi A, Varas J. Artificial intelligence in laparoscopic simulation: a promising future for large-scale automated evaluations. Surg Endosc. 2022 Oct 03. View in PubMed
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