Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine


Bachelor of Arts: Brown University (Ethnic Studies)
Medical Degree: MD/MS UCSF-UC Berkeley Joint Medical Program
Residency: General Surgery, UCSF-East Bay, Oakland, CA
Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care, LAC+USC Medical Center

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care (pending)

Research Focus

Interpersonal violence prevention; Firearm violence; Psychosocial needs of patients after violent injury

Professional Roles
  • Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Instructor, Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET)
Personal Interests

Basketball; family