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Robert “Bob” Spalding Seipel, M.D Passes Away at 92

The UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society is saddened to announce the passing of our esteemed colleague Robert “Bob” Spalding Seipel, M.D., a former past President of the Society in 1990-91. Bob attended the UCSF School of Medicine where he earned his M.D. in 1955. … Continue reading

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Madhulika Varma, M.D. Installed as 69th President of the UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society

Madhulika Varma, M.D., Professor & Chief of the Section of Colorectal Surgery, Division of General Surgery at UCSF, has assumed leadership of the Howard C. Naffziger UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society as its 69th President for the 2018-2019 term. Dr. Varma earned her medical degree … Continue reading

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Julie Ann Sosa, MD, MA, FACS Named Chair of the UCSF Department of Surgery

Julie Ann Sosa, MD, MA, FACS has been named the new chair of the UCSF Department of Surgery. She will begin her tenure as Chair on April 1, 2018. Dr. Sosa will also hold the Leon Goldman, MD, Distinguished Professorship … Continue reading

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Gerard M. Doherty, MD Featured Guest Lecturer at UCSF Naffziger Society Symposium in May

Renowned endocrine surgeon Gerard M. Doherty, MD will be the featured guest lecturer at the 2nd Annual UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society Day symposium on Friday, May 11, 2018. Doherty is Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Surgeon-in-Chief at Brigham Health & … Continue reading

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Wen T. Shen, M.D., M.A. Installed as 67th President of UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society

Wen T. Shen, M.D., M.A.  recently assumed the leadership reins as  67th President of UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society for 2016-2017.  Dr. Shen, an endocrine surgeon, specializes in procedures for thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal gland surgery. He also has a strong … Continue reading

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Theodore R. Schrock, M.D., Former Naffziger President and UCSF Department of Surgery Chair, Dies at 76

Theodore R. Schrock, M.D., who had a storied career at UCSF, as a medical student, then a surgery resident, faculty member, Department of Surgery Chair and Chief Medical Officer for UCSF Medical Center, recently passed away at age 76. Theodore … Continue reading

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Celebration Honoring William P. Schecter, MD, Professor Emeritus of Surgery at UCSF and SFGH

On Thursday, December 3, the UCSF Department of Surgery hosted a celebration was held honoring the illustrious career and accomplishments of William P. Schecter, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M. Dr. Schecter joined the UCSF faculty in 1980 as an Assistant Clinical Professor of … Continue reading

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Marjorie Albo, Wife of Legendary Bay Area Surgeon Dr. Robert Albo, Dies

Marjorie Stanley Albo of Piedmont, California passed away peacefully in Orinda, California with her family by her side. Marjorie “Marge” was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Robert Albo, well known bay area surgeon and former team physician of … Continue reading

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Awards Announced for 28th Annual J. Engelbert Dunphy Resident Research Symposium

The 28th Annual J. Engelbert Dunphy Resident Research Symposium was held on March 11, 2015 at Toland Hall. Jennifer Grandis, MD,  Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical and Translational Research, Director of Clincial and Translational Science Institute, and Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, gave … Continue reading

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Laurence F. Yee, MD Installed as 66th President of UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society

Laurence F. Yee, MD, FACS, FASCRS has been elected the 66th President of the UCSF Naffziger Surgical Society for the 2015-2016 term. Dr. Yee is a general and colorectal surgeon and Associate Clinical Professor of  Surgery at UCSF. He also serves as Director of the Laparoscopic … Continue reading

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