Faculty

residency program.

The faculty at UCSF Fresno includes both core faculty at Community Regional Medical Center and the VA Health Systems and community-based volunteer faculty


Chief of Surgery, Community Regional Medical Center

Program Director, UCSF Fresno General Surgery Fellowship

Steven N. Parks, MD, Endowed Chair

James W. Davis, MD, FACS

Steven N. Parks, MD Endowed Chair of Surgery

Chief of Trauma, Community Regional Medical Center

Professor of Clinical Surgery, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco

Program Director, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery



Program Director, UCSF Fresno General Surgery Residency

Mary Wolfe, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

University of California San Francisco

Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Burn Surgery, Surgical Critical Care



Associate Program Director, UCSF Fresno General Surgery Residency 
Medical Program Director, UCSF Fresno Acute Care/Trauma Surgery PA Residency

Amy M. Kwok, MD, MPH, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco

Medical Program Director, UCSF Fresno Acute Care/Trauma Surgery PA residency

Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery



Acute Care Surgery/Critical Care/General Surgery

Shana Ballow, DO

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

John F. Bilello, MD, FACS

Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

University of California San Francisco

Chief of Pediatric Trauma, Community Regional Medical Center

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Pediatrics, Surgical Critical Care

James W. Davis, MD, FACS

Steven N. Parks, MD Endowed Chair of Surgery

Chief of Trauma, Community Regional Medical Center

Professor of Clinical Surgery, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco

Program Director, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery

William J. Dominic, MD, FACS

Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

University of California San Francisco

Director, Leon S. Peters Burn Center, Community Regional Medical Center

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care

Krista L. Kaups, MD, MSc, FACS

Professor of Clinical Surgery, Department of Surgery

University of California San Francisco

Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Community Regional Medical Center

Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery

Nicole Kopari, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Amy M. Kwok, MD, MPH, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco

Medical Program Director, UCSF Fresno Acute Care/Trauma Surgery PA residency

Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery

Jordan Lilienstein, MD

Jordan Lilienstein, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor Jordan Lilienstein, MD, is board certified in Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and General Surgery. He [...]

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Andrea Long, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD

HS Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research
Specialty: Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

Nancy Parks, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

University of California San Francisco

Associate Program Director, Surgical Critical Care and
Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Surgery

Lawrence Sue, MD, FACS

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

University of California San Francisco

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery

Mary Wolfe, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

University of California San Francisco

Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Burn Surgery, Surgical Critical Care



 

Breast Surgery

Ibironke Vivian Adelaja, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research
Specialty: General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology

Vassi Gardikas, MD

Debbie Gumina, MD



Burns
Leon S Peters Burn Center, CRMC

William J. Dominic, MD, FACS

Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

University of California San Francisco

Director, Leon S. Peters Burn Center, Community Regional Medical Center

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care

Shana Ballow, DO

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

James W. Davis, MD, FACS

Steven N. Parks, MD Endowed Chair of Surgery

Chief of Trauma, Community Regional Medical Center

Professor of Clinical Surgery, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco

Program Director, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery

Nicole Kopari, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Mary Wolfe, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

University of California San Francisco

Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialties: General Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Burn Surgery, Surgical Critical Care



Cardiothoracic Surgery

Peter L. Birnbaum, MD

Kristopher George, MD

Kristopher George, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor-Volunteer

Richard Gregory, MD

Shamshuddin Khwaja, MD

Sarah Minasyan, MD

Sarah Minasyan, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor-Volunteer



Colorectal Surgery

William L. Carveth, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialty: Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery

John Garry, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialty: Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery



 

Endocrine Surgery

Farah Karipineni, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research

Specialty: Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery

Christina Maser, MD, FACS



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Brien Tonkinson, MD



 

GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery

Keith B. Boone, MD, FACS

Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine
Program Director, Adv. GI MIS/Bariatric Fellowship Program

Kelvin D. Higa, MD, FACS

Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine

Pearl Ma, MD, FACS

Assistant Clinical Professor--Volunteer
Surgery School of Medicine



Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery

Amir H. Fathi, MD

HS Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California San Francisco,
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research
Specialty: HPB Surgery/Surgical Oncology, General Surgery



 

Pediatric Surgery

Michael J. Allshouse, DO, FACS

David S. Hodge, MD

Douglas A. Tamura, MD



Plastic Surgery

Kent T. Yamaguchi, MD, FACS



Urology

Narayana S. Ambati, MD

Associations: California Medical Association, American Medical Association, American Urology Association, Western Section-American Urology Association, Society of Academic Surgeons, Association of [...]

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Vascular Surgery

Kamell R. Eckroth-Bernard, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research
Specialty: Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

Leo Fong, MD

Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD

HS Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research
Specialty: Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

Anne Prentice, MD

Randall G. Stern, MD, FACS




Christopher R. Kinter, MD, FACS

Jonathan Romanyshyn, MD

Jonathan Romanyshyn, MD

Clinical Instructor Volunteer