Education

Fellowship
Solid Organ Transplantation, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 2004
Residency
General Surgery, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 2002
Internship
General Surgery, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1994
Degree
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1993

Medical Board Certifications

Surgery
American Board of Surgery, 2003

Gender

Male

State License

G81326
  • Locations

    Pfleger Liver Institute

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 214
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-794-7788
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Surgery
    American Board of Surgery, 2003

    Education

    Fellowship
    Solid Organ Transplantation, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 2004
    Residency
    General Surgery, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 2002
    Internship
    General Surgery, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1994
    Degree
    MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1993
  • Clinical Interests
    • Liver Transplantation
    • Oncology
    • Pancreas Transplant
    • Pediatrics
  • Research

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Leadership Scholarship, 2007
    • Best Basic Science Abstract and Presentation, Transplant Fellows’ Conference, Dallas, Texas, 2003
    • Azakie-Chesson Award for Compassion in Surgery, UCSF, 2002
    • UCSF Department of Surgery Resident Research Day Competition, 1st place, 2002
    • Alpha Omega Alpha, UCLA School of Medicine Dean’s Scholar for Outstanding Thesis in the Department of Surgery, UCLA, 1993
    • William J. Dignam Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA, 1993
    • Upjohn Award for academic and research achievement, UCLA, 1993
    • Aesculapians’ Medical Student Award in recognition of dedicated service and outstanding leadership while in medical school, UCLA, 1993
    • Hewlett-Packard Award to the medical graduates who have ranked the highest academically at the conclusion of their studies, UCLA, 1993
    • Graduate Distinguished Scholar for Academic Achievements, UCLA, 1992
    • McGraw-Hill Book Award for Top-Ranking Academic Achievements in the Freshman Year of Medical School, UCLA, 1990
    • Mary Hooley Scholarship, UCLA, 1989
    • “Honors”, Rank #1, UCLA School of Dentistry graduation, 1989
    • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, UCLA School of Dentistry, 1989
    • F. Gene Dixon Award for Student Leadership, Service, and Scholarship, UCLA School of Dentistry, 1989
    • UCLA Chancellor’s Marshall, 1989
    • Outstanding Graduate Student, award by UCLA Alumni Association (1 of 4 on UCLA campus), 1989
    • 4th place, American Association for Dental Research National Research Competition, 1989
    • Kramer Award for Excellence from the dental honor society Omicron Kappa Upsilon as a third year student, UCLA, 1988
    • American Dental Association - Dentsply Student Clinician, 1989 Hortense Fishbaugh Scholar, UCLA, 1987
    • Medical Auxiliary Scholar, UCLA, 1987