Trauma/Critical Care Surgery


Krista L. Kaups, MD, MSc, FACS

Health Science Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine
Critical Care/Trauma Fellowship Program Director
Director, SICU, Community Regional Medical Center








    Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Southwest Michigan Area Health Education Center, Kalamazoo


Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA

    Masters: Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Board Certified:

American Board of Surgery
Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care

    Awards & Honors:

1998 - UCSF Fresno Faculty Research                             
2003 - Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow

2010 - Community Medical Centers of Central California Ultimate Person

General surgery, trauma, surgical critical care, medical education, trauma prevention, adrenal insufficiency in trauma patients, crash injury prevention in farm labor workers. 


Member: American College of Surgeons, American Association for Surgery of Trauma (AAST), Society of Critical Care Medicine, , and a member of many other national and regional surgical societies. 
Currently: Governor, American College of Surgeons; Chair, Governor's Committee on Physician Competency and Health; AAST International Relations Committee and Chair, AAST  Association Multicenter Trials Committee