Message from the chairman

James W. Davis, MD, FACS

Since 1975, the Department of Surgery has expanded and continued to provide excellence in clinical care to the Central San Joaquin Valley.

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Jim Davis

Mary Wolfe, MD, FACS

Program Director

UCSF Diversity

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Spotlight

Alumni

Surgery Alumni

Class of 2019

YenYoan (Amanda) Chu, MD

Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Emaad Farooqui, MD

Vascular Surgery Fellowship, USC, Los Angeles, CA

Jahoon Koo, MD

Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Oakland University, Royal Oak MI

Fatima Wilder, MD

Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Class of 2018

Erinn Kim, MD

Plastic Surgery Fellowship, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

William Oh, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Sammy Siada, DO

Vascular Surgery Fellowship, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Phu Tran, MD

Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Class of 2017

Yan Cho, MD

Vascular Surgery Fellowship, UCLA Harbor, Los Angeles, CA

Elaine Lee, MD

Breast and Endocrine Surgery Fellowship, Melbourne, Australia

Rayan Eshaghian, MD

Joined a private practice in Los Angeles, CA

Tejal Pandya, MD

Joined a private practice in Porterville, CA and joined UCSF Fresno as faculty

Kirellos Zamary, MD

Acute Care Surgery Fellowship, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Class of 2016

Amanda Kohlbrenner, MD

Joined a private practice in San Francisco, CA

Sara Higginson, MD

Burn Fellowship, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Jordan Lilienstein, MD

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Carol Machado, MD

Joined a private practice in Fresno, CA

Jonathan Romanyshyn, MD

Joined a private practice in Fresno, CA

Lexine Yurcho, MD

Colorectal Surgery Fellowship, St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA

Class of 2015

Emily Ament, MD

Joined a private practice in San Antonio, TX

Laura Hafertepen, DO

Breast Surgery Fellowship, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Pearl Ma, MD

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship,  Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Associates, Fresno, CA

Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD

Vascular Surgery Fellowship, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Class of 2014

Erin Mills, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Cornell University, New York, NY

Russell Martin, MD

Joined a private practice in Fresno, CA

Soumya Pai, MD

Joined a private practice in Fresno, CA

Elaina Tsui, MD

Acute Care Surgery Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson University, New Brunswick, NJ

Nathan Woolsey, MD

Joined a private practice in Susanville, CA