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Milestone Robotic Surgery

May 29, 2024
Gastrointestinal cancer surgeons at the UC San Francisco have performed the health system’s 15,000th robotically assisted minimally invasive surgery, making it the first University of California health center to reach this milestone. UCSF Health has the busiest robotic surgery program in the UC health system and...

UCSF Department of Surgery
February 03, 2023
On National Women Physicians Day, the Muriel Steele Society and the UCSF Department of Surgery honor the amazing team of women surgeons, scientists, learners, and staff that have made so many important contributions to improving the lives of our patients. About the Muriel Steele Society at UCSF The Muriel Steele...
Chancellor Awards for Diversity

UCSF Department of Surgery
October 27, 2022
Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion UCSF and the Department and Surgery are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Chancellor...
Mohamed Adam New Faculty Twitter Card

UCSF Department of Surgery
July 08, 2020
We are pleased to announce that Mohamed Abdelgadir Adam, MBBS will be joining our faculty in the fall as an Assistant Professor in the newly established Division of Surgical Oncology at UCSF. Dr. Adam completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University in translational genomic research in 2010. Dr...

UCSF Department of Surgery
August 17, 2017
The Spring/Summer 2017 issue of Inside Surgery is now available online. Inside Surgery is a Department of Surgery brochure showcasing the clinical and research advances of our faculty. The edition highlights minimally invasive bariatric surgery t o treat metabolic disease, and robotic surgery deployed across a...

UCSF Division of General Surgery
May 04, 2017
The UCSF Division of General Surgery announces the launch of a new website for The Chang Laboratory for Liver Tissue Engineering. Tissue engineering and regeneration are the next evolutionary step in surgical practice. The lab’s goal is to make significant contributions to bringing regenerative surgical therapies...

UCSF Transplant Surgery
September 15, 2016
September 29 - 30th at Hotel Nikko - San Francisco, CA Course Chair John P. Roberts, M.D.Professor and Chief, Division of Transplantation, UCSF Course Co-Chairs Michelle McMahan, BA Helen Christensen, RN, BSN, MHA, CPTC Heart • Lung • Liver • Kidney • Pancreas The two-day conference is designed to provide a unique...

UCSF Surgical Oncology Program
September 10, 2016
While researchers race to find improved medical therapies for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), surgery remains the most effective treatment. Unfortunately, a large percentage of PDAC patients are not surgical candidates because by the time of diagnosis, the disease has metastasized. Even among those...

UCSF Department of Surgery
April 07, 2016
The Winter-Spring 2016 issue of Inside Surgery focuses on how the new Mission Bay hospitals are enhancing surgical care. New surgical suites, for example, feature advanced technologies and resources that are optimal for patients. The move is also fostering research collaborations as our surgeons work in close...

UCSF Transplant Surgery
October 16, 2015
The UCSF Division of Transplant Surgery is pleased to announce that Garrett R. Roll, M.D., FACS, recently joined the division as Assistant Professor Of Clinical Surgery. Dr. Roll is a transplant surgeon specializing in kidney, liver and pancreas transplantation, and in hepatobiliary surgery. Dr. Roll attended...

UCSF Transplant Surgery
March 20, 2015
UCSF News reports that Jennifer Lai, MD, MBA, a general and transplant hepatologist and assistant clinical professor in the UCSF Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, has been honored for her "patient-oriented clinical research within the core principles of geriatrics (i.e., frailty, disability, lag-time...