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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 at Brown University School of Medicine and completed her General Surgery Residency Training at UCSF, graduating as Chief Resident in the Class of 1998, a group that also included Anthony Azakie, MD, CM, Holly L. Williams, MD, Richard F. Grossman, MD, Adella M. Garland, MD, Nora Jaskowiak, MD, James Constant, MD, Gregg H. Jossart, MD, Sareh Parangi, MD.

After completing a fellowship at the University of Minnesota in colon and rectal surgery, Dr. Varma returned to UCSF where she completed a Clinical Outcomes Research and Epidemiology fellowship and was appointed to the faculty. Her research interests include the assessment of clinical outcomes and quality of life for patients with colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases, and defecation disorders.