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Meet the Team

Division Chief

Ajay V. Maker M.D. FACS, FSSO

Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Maurice Galante Distinguished Professor in Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncology

Mohamed Abdelgadir Adam, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery in Residence

Shoko Emily Abe, M.D. FACS

Associate Clinical Professor

Adnan Alseidi, M.D., Ed.M

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair for Education,
Department of Surgery

Michael D. Alvarado, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Director, Breast Surgery Oncology Fellowship

Amrita Basu, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Surgery

Hueylan Chern, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Director, Surgical Skills Center

Carlos U. Corvera, M.D.

Professor & Chief, Section of HPB-GISS (HepatoPancreatoBiliary, GI, Skin, Sarcoma Surgery)

Maurice Galante Distinguished Professorship in Hepatobiliary Surgery

Quan-Yang Duh, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery

Laura J. Esserman, M.D., M.B.A.

Professor of Surgery and Radiology
Chief, Section of Breast Care Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Alfred A. de Lorimier Endowed Chair in General Surgery
Director, UCSF Breast Care Center

Cheryl A. Ewing, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Emily Finlayson, M.D., M.S.

Professor of Surgery, Medicine, and Health Policy
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Development
Director, UCSF Center for Surgery in Older Adults (CSOA)

Karen Goodwin DO FACS

Associate Clinical Professor

Jessica Gosnell, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Associate Director, UCSF Surgery Clerkship Program

Kenzo Hirose, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Director,  General Surgery Residency Program

Gillian L Hirst, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
Administrative Director
T32 Training Grant in Surgical Oncology

Edward Kim, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Kimberly Kirkwood, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

Ayemoethu (Moe) Ma M.D.

Associate Clinical Professor
Highland Hospital campus

Ajay V. Maker M.D. FACS, FSSO

Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Maurice Galante Distinguished Professor in Surgical Oncology

Rita Mukhtar, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Lobular Breast Cancer Research Program

Eric Nakakura, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Guilin Qiao, PhD

Associate Adjunct Professor, Surgery

Sanziana A. Roman, M.D., FACS

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Section of Endocrine Surgery
Director of Learning and Teaching
in the Procedural Specialties
Dean’s Diversity Leader for Leadership
Equity and Inclusion
UCSF School of Medicine

Ankit Sarin, M.D., MHA

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Surgical Director, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) 

Wen T. Shen, M.D., M.A.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Director, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Education Series

Julie Ann Sosa, M.D., M.A., FACS

Chair, Department of Surgery
Leon Goldman, MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Professor, Department of Medicine
Affiliated faculty, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California, San Francisco

Lucas Thornblade, MD, MPH

Assistant Clinical Professor, Highland Hospital Campus

Surgical Oncology

Madhulika Varma, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Chief, Section of Colorectal Surgery 
Maurice Galante, MD Distinguished Professor in Surgical Oncology
Director, UCSF Center for Pelvic Physiology 

Robert S. Warren, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Warren Lab in Surgical Oncology

Elizabeth C. Wick, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair of Quality and Safety 
Co-chair, Department of Surgery Research Committee

Jasmine M. Wong, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Division of Surgical Oncology

Christina Yau, PhD.

Associate Adjunct Professor, Surgery

Basic Science

Amrita Basu, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Surgery

Michael J. Campbell, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Gillian L Hirst, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
Administrative Director
T32 Training Grant in Surgical Oncology

James Koh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Director, Endocrine Neoplasia Research Lab

Guilin Qiao, PhD

Associate Adjunct Professor, Surgery

Valerie M. Weaver, Ph.D.

Professor of Surgery
Departments of Surgery, Anatomy, and Bioengineering & Therapeutics Sciences
Division of Surgical Oncology
Director, Center for Bioengineering & Tissue Regeneration

Christina Yau, PhD.

Associate Adjunct Professor, Surgery

Nurse Practitioners

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