Speakers on Surgery and Related Conditions

Patient Safety: How to Navigate Our Complex Health Care System Safely

David C. Chang, PhD, MPH, MBA
Director of Outcomes Research
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery


Erik Viirre, MD, PhD, Associate Adjunct Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Head & Neck Surgery
UC San Diego Antiviral Research Center

Cancer: Who, When and Why, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Surgical Management and Innovations, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis, Advances in Colorectal Surgery, Robotics, Transanal Minimal Invasive Surgery (TAMIS), Women in Surgery, Education and Training, Surgical Simulation: Educating the Next Generation

Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
UC San Diego Medical Center

Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Thyroid Cancer and Parathyroid Surgery

Kevin T. Brumund, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Chief, Section of Head and Neck Surgery, VA Medical Center San Diego
Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstruction
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
UC San Diego Health

Robotic Surgery, Prostate Cancer: Prevention and Treatment, Prostate Cancer Update, Should I Get a PSA?, New Treatments for Prostate Cancer, Kidney Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Christopher J. Kane, MD 
Chair, Department of Surgery
C. Lowell and JoEllen Parsons Endowed Chair in Urology
UC San Diego Health Sciences

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