UCLA Surgical Education
 
UCLA Surgical Education





Service Information

UCLA Medical Center (Westwood Campus)

 

“U” service

The U service is staffed by Drs. Hiyama, Sack, Yeh, Lin and Yoo.

The clinical interests represented include:

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Endocrine surgery (Reading materials available on resident portfolios under "Core Reading Materials")
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
     

Goals and Objectives for the U service (revised July 2011):

R1 R4 R5

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7AM Yoo Clinic Lin
ASC/
MOR
Sack
Clinic
Harari
SM
MOR
M&Ms, Grand Rounds Sack
overflow
Yoo
MOR
Hiyama
ASC
Yeh
ASC
Harari
MOR
Yeh
Alternating
SM MOR
and
Clinic
Yoo
MOR
Sack
ASC
Lin
MOR
8AM Multidiscliplinary Colorectal Cancer Conference Harari
Clinic
9AM
Yeh
MOR
Hiyama
MOR
Sack
ASC
Lin
MOR
Sack
MOR
Yoo
ASC
Yeh
overflow
Hiyama
Clinic
Lin
MOR
10AM Yeh
Clinic
11AM 
12PM 
Sack
Clinic
Lin
Clinic
1PM  Lin
Clinic
Sack ASC
Sack
Clinic
2PM 
3PM 
4PM U Service Meeting
5PM

MOR: Main operating room
ASC: Ambulatory surgery center, Med Plaza 200 building
The primary MOR day for faculty are shown, but additional cases may be scheduled on other days

Time management on U surgery
R2-5 priorities are OR>clinic
R1 priorities are discharges>SCTR cases>clinic & ward duties
*At least one R2-R5 resident should attend the primary endocrine clinic

Clinic start times
Standard start times are 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM
Please be prompt

Reading Materials for U Service

Approach to common anorectal problems
Rectal CA Review article Bland et al

"C” service

The C service is staffed by Drs. Donahue, Economou, Fred Eilber, Fritz Eilber, Hines, Reber, and Tomlinson.

The clinical interests represented include:

  • Surgical oncology
  • Pancreatic and hepatobiliary surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery

Goals and Objectives for the C service: (revised July 2011)

Reading Materials for the "C" Service

Breast Cancer Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Article 4  
Colon/Rectal Cancer & Liver Metastases Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Article 4  
Gastric Cancer Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Article 4  
Melanoma Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Article 4 Article 5
Pancreatic Cancer Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Article 4  
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Article 4  
Palliative Article 1        

“L/A” service

The L/A service is staffed by Drs. Cryer, Hiatt, Schmit, and Tillou.

The clinical interests represented include:

  • Trauma surgery
  • Emergency general surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care

Goals and Objectives for the L/A service:(revised July 2011)

              R1

R1 Handout (A Service)
revised July 2009

Anesthesia service

Golas and Objectives for Anesthesia service: (revised July 2011)

R1

Breast Rotation

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

AM

Med onc Clinic (Hurvitz)

2020 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 600

8:45am-12:30pm

-OR or

-Breast Path

-Educ conferences

-SM tumor board

(qow start 1/25)

-Multi clinic SM

(to start Mar)

-Rad onc Clinic (McCloskey)

200 Med Plaza, B2 level, 8:45am

-OR

-OR or

-Breast Path

8am  Rad path conference

PM

-Breast and/or Breast Reconstruction Clinic (Foster/Tseng)

1345 15th Street, Suite 213

-OR

Breast clinic (Foster) or WW Multi clinic

-SM Breast Radiology

1260 15th Street

-OR

4p-6p

-WW tumor board

(qow start 1/9 4pm)

Rad onc conf room,

200 Med Plaza, B2 level

6p-6a

-VA call

-VA call

 

Cardiothoracic service

The cardiothoracic service is staffed by Drs. Laks, Ardehali, Esmalian, Kwon and Begyui.

In addition to general cardiothoracic surgery, the faculty have particular clinical interests in:

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Heart transplantation
  • Lung transplantation

Goals and Objectives for the Cardiothoracic service: (revised July 2011)

Head & Neck service

Golas and Objectives for Head and Neck service: (revised July 2011)

R1

MIS service

The MIS service is staffed by Drs. Dutson and Mehran (revised July 2011). 

MIS handout - Bariatric Service

ASMBS ER Poster R1

Neurosurgery service

The Neurosurgery service is staffed by Drs. Bergsneider, Martin, Frazee, Gonzalez, Vespa and more.


Goals and Objectives for Neurosurgery service:(revised July 2011)

R1

Orthopedic Surgery service

The Orthopedic service is staffed by Drs. Finerman, SooHoo, Cracchiolo, Gamradt, Oppenheim, Hame, and McAllister.

Goals and Objectives for Orthopedic Surgery service. (revised July 2011)

R1

Outpatient Surgery service

Goals and Objectives for Outpatient service: (revised July 2011)

R1


Dr. Dutson MIS Article 1 Article 2
Dr. Hiatt Abdominal Wall Article  
Dr. Tillou Trauma Slides  
Dr. Gordon Liver/Billiary Quiz  

Pediatric service

The pediatric service is staffed by Drs. Atkinson, Fonkalsrud, Dunn, Shew, DeUgarte and Lee.

In addition to general pediatric surgery, the faculty have particular clinical interests in:

  • Pectus excavatum repair
  • Laparoscopic pediatric surgery
  • Pediatric surgical oncology

Pediatric Dosing

Goals and Objectives for the Pediatic service: (revised July 2011)

Plastic Surgery service

The plastic surgery service is staffed by Drs. Miller, Rudkin, Da Lio, Bradley, Crisera, Lipa, Jarrahy, and Festekjian.


Goals and objectives for Plastic Surgery service: (revised July 2011)

R1

Radiology service

Goals and objectives for Radiology service: (revised July 2011)

R1

Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
7:00 General Surgery Conference Pancreatobiliary Conference
(7:00 - 8:30 am)  B124 AB RRUMC
Imaging Conference 1621 RRUMC
8:00 Procedures at RR CT2 Area
Clinic/Ultrasound Medical Plaza 100, Ste. 100
9:00 Clinic/Ultrasound Medical Plaza 100, Ste 100 Procedures at RR CT2 Area
10:00 Procedure at RR CT2 Area
11:00
12:00 Abdominal Noon Conf. 16-21 RRUMC  Procedures at RR CT2 Area
1:00 Clinic/Ultrasound Medical Plaza 100, Ste 100
2:00
3:00
4:00
5:00 Abdominal Imaging Lecture. 16-21 RRUMC  Multidisciplinary C Conference B124 AB 
6:00 Procedures at RR CT2 Area
Procedures at RR CT Area
7:00

 

Surgical Endoscopy

Goals and objectives for Surgical Endoscopy service (June 2012):

R4

Transplant service

The transplant service is staffed by Drs. Busuttil, Farmer, Hong, Kaldas, Lipshutz, Gritch, Agopian, Zarrinpar and Singer.

Call schedule: Priya Rampershad

The clinical interests represented include:

  • Liver transplantation
  • Primary and metastatic tumors involving the liver
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Pancreas transplantation
  • Small bowel transplantation

Goals and Objectives for the Transplant service: (revised 2011)

 

THE DUMONT-UCLA TRANSPLANT CENTER
Liver Service Resident Weekly Academic Schedule
TIME  MONDAY TUESDAY *WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
6:30
7:00
8:00
8:30
9:00
9:30
10:00
10:30 Liver Transplant Lecture Series 3-3102, RRMC
11:00 Liver Patient Selection Committee Meeting, B120 RRMC
11:30
12:00
12:30  Dr. Busuttil   HB Clinic           200 MP ste. 214             
1:00 Attending Rounds 8ICU Teaching Rounds 8ICU Teaching Rounds Attending Rounds
2:00
3:00
4:00
4:30   *Conference 
5:00 Surgical Pathology Conference A6-168 CHS *Conference 
6:00
6:30   *Conference
Monthly Recurring Conferences 
Week Conference 
*2nd Tues Monthly at 5pm in B130 Tamkim Auditorium, RRMC Liver Grand Rounds/ Visiting Professor 
*3rd Tues Monthly at 5pm in 8-8238, RRMC Morbidity & Mortality Conference
*2nd and 4th Wed of the month in B-124 RRMC Liver Tumor Board Conference
*4th Tues Monthly at 6:30pm  Dr. Busuttil & Dr. Kupiec's Home Residence Journal Club (Clinical alternating with basic science) 

Reading materials for Liver Transplant Service

Welcome Note from Liver Transplantation
Module 1- Liver Transplantation Module 2- Transplantation: Concerns/Considerations
Indications for OLT - J. Hong Drug Interactions- C. Holt
Hepatitis C - S. Saab Immunosuppressive Agents - C. Holt
Hepatitis B: Natural Course, Treatment, and Liver Transplantation - S. Han Nutrition in Liver Failure & Liver Transplant Recipients -
S. Burroughs
Transplantation Immunology - R. M. Ghobrial Infection in Transplantation - D. Winston
   
Module 3 - Transplantation: Special Populations Module 4 - Other Aspects
Fulminant Liver Failure - F. Durazo Case Studies in Liver Surgery - R. W. Busuttil
Pediatric Liver Transplantation: Indications, Outcomes, Long-Term Issues & Update - R. Venick Preoperative Evaluation for OLT - C. Wray
Pancreas Transplant: History & Outcomes - G. Lipshutz Hepatocellular Carcinoma - M. Tong
Small Bowel Transplantation - D. Farmer  

Thoracic service

The Thoracic is staffed by Drs. Cameron, Holmes, Maish, Lee and Reemsten.

The clinical interests represented include:

  • Lung cancer and mesothelioma
  • Esophageal disorders
  • Bariatric surgery

Goals and Objectives for the Thoracic Service/MIS service: (revised July 2011)

Urology Surgery service

The Urology service is stafffed by Drs. DeKernion, Lerman, and Litwin.

Goals and Objectives for Urology Surgery service: (revised July 2011)

R1

Vascular service

The vascular service is staffed by Drs. Lawrence, Jimenez, DeRubertis, O'Connell Moore, Quinones, Gelabert, and Rigberg.

In addition to general vascular surgery, the faculty have particular clinical interests in:

  • Endovascular aneurysm repair
  • Lower extremity occlusive disease and limb salvage

Goals and Objectives for the Vascular service: (July 2011)


Locations:

UCLA-Santa Monica Medical Center

The Santa Monica surgical service is staffed by Drs. Brunicardi, Chandler, Chen and Foster.


Goals and Objectives for UCLA-Santa Monica service:(July 2011)

Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

The Olive View surgical service is staffed by Drs. Thompson, Bennion, Schmit, Hiyama, and Gibbins [More]

Goals and Objectives for the General Surgery at Oliver View service (revised July 2011):

R1 R2 R3 R5

West LA Veterans Administration Hospital

The VA surgical service is staffed by Drs. Stelzner, Sawicki, Ko, Baker, O'Connell and Tomlinson.

The clinical interests represented include:

  • Colorectal surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Surgical oncology

Goals and Objectives for the General Surgery at West LA Veterans Administration Hospital service - (Revised July 2011)
Robert Lopez 310-268-4248

 

USC, Burns Unit

Residents spend 1 month on the burns unit during their 2nd year.

Goals and Objectives for the Burns Unit service - (revised July 2011)
Pat Diaz - 323-226-7750

R2

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