Education

Residency
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1997
Internship
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1991
Degree
MD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1990

Medical Board Certifications

Surgery
American Board of Surgery, 1998

Gender

Male

State License

G77151
  • About Me

    About Me

    Preferred Name: Joe Hines

    Dr. Joe Hines is Chief of the Division of General Surgery at UCLA. He attended the University of Oklahoma before completing residency training at UCLA, where he has served as a professor of surgery since 1997. Dr. Hines is a nationally renowned scholar in the areas of pancreatic surgery, complex abdominal surgery, and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is a member of numerous professional societies, most notably the elite American Surgical Association and the Society for Clinical Surgery. He is a Governor of the American College of Surgeons and former president of the Society of University Surgeons.

    A true master surgeon, Dr. Hines is often called upon to operate when other physicians or their family members are in need of complex abdominal surgery. He has authored over 200 scientific manuscripts and book chapters. As the Director of the General Surgery residency program at UCLA, Dr. Hines has overseen the training of a generation of young surgeons. He is a Director of the American Board of Surgery, a national organization responsible for the comprehensive certification of surgeons practicing in the United States.

    Dr. Hines has been voted one of the Best Doctors in America.

    Memberships in Scholarly or Professional Societies

    • American Surgical Association
    • American College of Surgeons
    • Society of Clinical Surgery
    • Society of University Surgeons
    • Association for Academic Surgery
    • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
    • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
    • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
    • Pacific Coast Surgical Association
    • Western Surgical Association
    • American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
    • Pancreas Club
    • Association for Surgical Education
    • Association of Program Directors in Surgery
    • Surgical Biology Club III
    • Societe Internationale de Chirurgie
    • Center for Ulcer Research and Education
    • Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Southern California Chapter American College of Surgeons
    • Los Angeles Surgical Society Longmire Surgical Society

    Links

  • Locations

    UCLA General Surgery

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 214
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-206-0441
    Fax
    310-206-2472
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Surgery
    American Board of Surgery, 1998

    Education

    Residency
    Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1997
    Internship
    Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1991
    Degree
    MD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1990
  • Clinical Interests
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Hepatobiliary
    • Pancreas
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Pancreatic Cancer

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • Golden Scalpel Teaching Award 1998. 1999, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008
    • Fellow of the American College of Surgery 2000 American College of Surgeons Traveling Fellowship to Germany 2005
    • UCLA School of Medicine – Award for Excellence in Education
    • Southern California Super Doctors, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010