Christine Dauphine, MD, FACS

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Vice Chair – Education, Department of Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine


Bachelor of Science: UC Riverside
Medical Degree: UCLA School of Medicine
Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

Awards and Honors

  • Carl Fuglie Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence and Leadership, UC Riverside Program in Biomedical Sciences
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Intern of the Year – Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, General Surgery
  • Scientific Presentation Award, American Society of Breast Surgeons
Research Focus

Benign and malignant breast diseases; surgical education; cancer health disparities; technology development for ultrasound-guided diagnostic biopsy procedures and localization of occult lesions during surgery.

Professional Service
  • Medical Co-Director, Surgical Ambulatory Services
  • DHS General Surgery Workgroup, Co-chair
  • DHS Anesthesia Workgroup Member
  • DHS Breast Imaging Task Force Member
  • DHS PRIME measure lead
  • Medication Safety Committee, Department Representative
  • Past commission on Cancer, Cancer Liaison Physician for Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Medical Advisory Council, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Los Angeles Chapter
  • Professional Advisory Board, Cancer Support Community –  Redondo Beach (previously The Wellness Community)