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

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, 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



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

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



Acute Care Surgery/Critical Care/General Surgery

Shana Ballow, DO, FACS

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

John F. Bilello, MD, FACS

Chief of Pediatric Trauma, Community Regional Medical Center
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco

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

William J. Dominic, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Director, Leon S. Peters Burn Center, Community Regional Medical Center

Krista L. Kaups, MD, MSc, FACS

Professor of Clinical Surgery, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Program Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Community Regional Medical Center
Associate Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program

Nicole Kopari, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Associate Director, Leon S. Peters Burn Center, Community Regional Medical Center

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

Jordan Lilienstein, MD

Jordan Lilienstein, MD

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

Andrea Long, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Department of Surgery

Nancy Parks, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Programs

Lawrence Sue, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Assistant Trauma Medical Director, Community Regional Medical Center

Mary Wolfe, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program



 

Breast Surgery

Ibironke Vivian Adelaja, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Surgical Services Outpatient Clinic (FHCN), Medical Director

Vassi Gardikas, MD

Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery

Debbie Gumina, MD

Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery



Burns
Leon S Peters Burn Center, CRMC

William J. Dominic, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Director, Leon S. Peters Burn Center, Community Regional Medical Center

Shana Ballow, DO, FACS

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

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

Nicole Kopari, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Associate Director, Leon S. Peters Burn Center, Community Regional Medical Center

Mary Wolfe, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program



Cardiothoracic Surgery

Peter L. Birnbaum, MD

Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California San Francisco

Richard Gregory, MD

Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California San Francisco

Shamshuddin Khwaj

Shamsuddin Khwaja, MD

Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California San Francisco

Robert Stewart

Robert Stewart, MD



Colorectal Surgery

John Garry, MD, FACS

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

David Disbrow

David E. Disbrow, MD, FACS

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

William Oh

Willam Oh, MD

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



 

Endocrine Surgery

Farah Karipineni, MD

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

Christina Maser

Christina Maser, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Medical Director Surgery, Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital
Medical Student Clerkship, Fresno Site Director
University of California San Francisco



ENT

Brien Tonkinson, MD

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



 

GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery

Keith B. Boone, MD, FACS

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

Kelvin D. Higa, MD, FACS

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

amy klar

Amy Klar, MD

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

Pearl Ma

Pearl Ma, MD, FACS

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



Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery

Amir H. Fathi, MD

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



 

Pediatric Surgery

Michael J. Allshouse, DO, FACS

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

Eric Barthel

Erik Barthel, MD, PhD

Valley Children’s Hospital Faculty

Catherine Beuamier

Catherine Beaumier, MD

Valley Children’s Hospital Faculty

Shannon Castle

Shannon Castle, MD

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

Candace Haddock

Candace Haddock, MD

Valley Children’s Hospital Faculty

James Pierce

James Pierce, MD

Valley Children’s Hospital Faculty

Carlos Sanchez Glanville

Carlos Sanchez-Glanville, MD

Valley Children’s Hospital Faculty

Douglas tamura

Douglas A. Tamura, MD

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



Plastic Surgery

Kent T. Yamaguchi, MD, FACS

Professor Emeritus, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco



Urology

Narayana S. Ambati, MD

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



Vascular Surgery

Kamell R. Eckroth-Bernard, MD, FACS

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

Leo Fong, MD, FACS

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Saint Agnes Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, Director

Leigh Ann O’Banion, MD

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

Anne Prentice, MD

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

Randall G. Stern, MD, FACS

Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco
Vascular, Medical Director
Limb Preservation and Wound Care Center, Director
Community Regional Medical Center




Christopher R. Kinter, MD, FACS

Volunteer Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery
University of California San Francisco