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General Surgery


The Department of Surgery

General Surgery

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The Division of General Surgery offers consultative, diagnostic, and therapeutic services to both outpatients and inpatients for all surgical disorders of the:

  • Esophagus
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Colon and rectal tract
  • Liver
  • Pancreas
  • Breast and endocrine glands

Referrals may be made to a specific member of the faculty or channeled through the Patient Referral Coordinator for assistance in making the most appropriate referral appointment.

After hours, urgent referrals may be made to individual faculty or the chief resident of the gastrointestinal or emergency surgical services by calling the UCLA page operator at (310) 825-6301.

Surgical emergencies that cannot be handled by the UCLA page operator may be served by calling the Emergency Medicine Center at (310) 825-2111.

Referrals of patients for consultation or surgical care to a specific faculty surgeon should be made by contacting the individual surgeon's office.


General Surgery Consultation Suite & Pfleger Liver Institute
Peter Morton Medical Building
200 Medical Plaza, Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Telephone Number
(310) 319-4080 Information, referral, and outpatient clinic appointments/Santa Monica
(310) 794-7788 Information, referral, and outpatient clinic appointments/ Westwood
Chief Specialty
Hines, Oscar Joe MD General Surgery

Bennion, Robert MD General Surgery
Chandler, Charles MD General Surgery
Chen, David MD General Surgery
Cryer, Henry MD General Surgery
Donahue, Timothy MD General Surgery
Dutson, Erik MD General Surgery
Harari, Avital MD General Surgery
Hines, Oscar Joe MD General Surgery
Hiyama, Darryl Toshio MD General Surgery
Hsu, Cary MD General Surgery
Kazanjian, Kevork MD Colon & Rectal Surgery; General Surgery
Lewis, Catherine MD Trauma Surgery; Surgical Critical Care; General Surgery
Reber, Howard MD General Surgery
Sack, Jonathan MD General Surgery; Colon & Rectal Surgery
Schmit, Paul MD General Surgery
Tillou, Areti MD General Surgery
Yeh, Michael MD General Surgery