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Faculty Directors

Hanmin Lee, M.D.

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

Shuvo Roy, Ph.D.

Professor, Departments of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences and Surgery
UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine
Engineering Lead, Surgical Innovations Program
Director, Biodesign Laboratory
UCSF Faculty Director, UC Berkeley-UCSF Master of Translational Medicine (MTM) Program
Technical Director, The Kidney Project

 

Core Faculty

Michael R. Harrison, M.D.

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

Participating Faculty

Neil Cambronero, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Orlo Clark, M.D.

Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Miles Conrad, M.D., M.P.H.

Clinical Professor, Department of Radiology, UCSF

Emily Finlayson, M.D., M.S.

Professor of Surgery, Medicine, and Health Policy
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Development
Director, UCSF Center for Surgery in Older Adults (CSOA)

Julius M. Guccione, Jr., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Cardiac Biomechanics Lab
Core Member, UC Berkeley & UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering

Hobart W. Harris, M.D., M.P.H.

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

Matthew Y.C. Lin, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Director, UCSF Surgery Clerkship Program

John P. Roberts, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplant Surgery
Endowed Chair in Abdominal Transplantation

Stanley J. Rogers, M.D.

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

Shant Vartanian, M.D.

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

Lan Vu, M.D.

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

Georg M. Wieselthaler, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery

David M. Young, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Administrative Director

Usha Thekkedath, M.D.

Administrative Director
Surgical Innovations

Biodevice Fellows

Caressa Chen, M.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
UCSF Biodevice Innovation Pathway

Lauren Evans, M.D.

Clinical Research Fellow

Mohammad Karimzada, M.D.

Resident (PGY-4)
General Surgery

Alexander Kim, M.D.

Chief Resident (PGY-5)
General Surgery 

Young Lee, M.D.

Resident Research Fellow

Neurological Surgery

Engineers

Richard Fechter, B.S.

Principal Development Engineer
UCSF Medical Center
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Vinith Johnson, B.Tech.

Medical Device Engineer

Sachin Rangarajan, MTM

Assistant Specialist
Biomedical Engineer

Mohammad Sahlabadi, Ph.D.

Lead Research & Development Engineer

Kaelan Schorger, B.S.

Lab Research Supervisor Research and Development Engineer 

Clinical Research Coordinator

Dinora Murota

Clinical Research Coordinator, MagNap

Affiliated Faculty

Jeffrey Fineman, M.D.

Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Alumni

Vamsi Aribindi, M.D.
Vamsi Aribindi, M.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Isabelle Chumfong, M.D.
Isabelle Chumfong, M.D.

Graduate
General Surgery Residency Program, 2019

Rebecca C. Gologorsky, M.D.
Rebecca C. Gologorsky, M.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Claire E. Graves, M.D.
Claire E. Graves, M.D.

Clinical Fellow (PGY-6)
Endocrine Surgery

Elizabeth Gress, MPA

Program Lead, Surgical Innovations

 

Phillip Kim, M.D., MBA
Phillip Kim, M.D., MBA

Postdoctoral Fellow

Stacy Kim, M.A.
Stacy Kim, M.A.

Innovation Program Lead

Dillon Kwiat, B.S.

Research and Development Engineer

Victoria Lyo, M.D.
Victoria Lyo, M.D.

Graduate
General Surgery Residency Program, 2018

Willieford Moses, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Division of Pediatric Surgery

Jarrett Moyer, M.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar
Roy Lab

Veeshal H. Patel, MD, MBA
Veeshal H. Patel, MD, MBA

Surgical Innovations Postdoctoral Fellow

Sara J. Photiadis, M.D
Sara J. Photiadis, M.D

Postdoctoral Fellow

Neil Ray, B.S.

Visiting Graduate

Romain Roux, BEng, MTM

Associate Specialist

Sukhveer Sandhu, M.S.

Associate Specialist
Medical Device Engineer

Yasha Saxena, M.S.

Associate Specialist
Medical Device Engineer

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