Dr. Yijun Chen grew up in Hunan, China. He attended Fourth Military Medical School in Xi’an, China. He came to US to do cancer research. He did his postdoctoral training in cancer biology at Stanford University. Dr. Chen completed his surgical residency training at Stanford University, where he found his passion to become a bariatric and minimally invasive surgeon. After finishing his bariatric fellowship at Duke University, he joined UCLA Department of Surgery. He enjoys connecting with and developing partnerships with patients.
3445 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 100, Torrance, CA 90505
Dr. Harari received her medical degree with distinction at Washington University School of Medicine, trained in general surgery at Columbia University and completed the premier U.S. Endocrine Surgery fellowship at UCSF before coming to UCLA. After arriving at UCLA, she also completed a Masters of Science in Clinical Research. Her research interests focus on risk factors for developing advanced thyroid cancers. Dr. Harari is an expert in the management of benign and malignant tumors of the adrenal, thyroid, and parathyroid glands as well as the neuroendocrine pancreas.
3445 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 300, Torrance, CA 90505
Dr. Anna Houterman is a board certified, fellowship trained breast surgeon who practices in Laguna Hills and performs surgery in nearby community hospitals. She specializes in benign and malignant diseases of the breast, and is passionate about providing excellent care for her patients and using the most advanced surgical techniques. She has expertise in oncoplastic surgery, breast conservation surgery, nipple sparing mastectomy and sentinel node biopsy.
Dr. Kristofer J. Jones is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports-related musculoskeletal injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. His clinical expertise includes advanced minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures and complex reconstruction of these joints. He has a specific interest in joint preservation procedures, including modern cartilage restoration and transplantation techniques. He is a select participant in a number of nationwide clinical research trials investigating novel surgical treatments for cartilage injuries.
Dr. Don Young Park is a Board Certified, fellowship trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with a particular interest in minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal deformity, spine tumor, and spinal trauma. He was born and raised in Los Angeles. He is proud to be an alumnus of UCLA and now part of the faculty at UCLA.
Dr. Veronica Sullins earned her B.S. degree in biology at Stanford University while playing soccer for the United States Youth and Women’s National Teams. After finishing her professional soccer career, Dr. Sullins earned her MD at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and trained in pediatric surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, specializing in minimally invasive surgery for infants and children, anorectal malformations and Hirschsprung disease, repair of chest wall deformities, pediatric surgical oncology and neonatal surgical care.