UNIQUE FEATURES

 

  • Considerable 1:1 resident-faculty interaction
  • High level of collegiality with our close knit group despite diverse backgrounds
  • Strong social interaction both within surgery and with other residents
  • Level 1 Trauma Center serving Central San Joaquin Valley population of 2 million
  • Regional Burn Center, the only Center between San Francisco and Los Angeles
  • Patients vary from pediatric to geriatric
  • Critical trauma patients managed from pre-hospital intervention through resuscitative, operative and critical care to post-discharge follow-up
  • Extensive experience in elective surgery including oncology, GI, biliary, colorectal, thoracic, vascular and endocrine surgery
  • Special experience with advanced MIS techniques and FLS certification
  • Specialty exposure to orthopedics, urology, plastics, ENT, neurosurgery, cardiac and transplant
  • Tremendous hands-on experience - 1,100 to 1,300 cases as surgeons