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  • Division of General Surgery

    Dr. Ruhle Joins MIS Section

    Dr. Brian Ruhle has been appointed to the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery effective September 1, 2024. Ruhle will be in the Section of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery and practice mainly at Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley.

  • Surgery

    Dr. Liebert Receives AVAS Visiting Professorship Award

    Dr. Cara Liebert is the recipient of the Association of VA Surgeons (AVAS) Visiting Professorship Award for 2024-2025.

  • Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    Drs. Momeni, Yesantharao Secure Grant from PSF

    Dr. Arash Momeni and Dr. Pooja Yesantharao have received recognition from the Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) for their proposal titled “Longitudinal Impact of Acellular Dermal Matrix (ADM) on the Peri-Prosthetic Environment.”

  • Surgery

    Dr. Agolia Receives TTE Fellowship Award

    Dr. James Agolia has been selected by Stanford’s Transplant and Tissue Engineering (TTE) Center of Excellence for their 2025 Fellowship Award.

  • Surgery

    Getting to Know Acute Care Surgery & Dr. Morad Hameed

    In this episode of Scrubcast, host Rachel Baker interviews Dr. Morad Hameed, who recently joined Stanford as the chief of acute care surgery. They discuss Dr. Hameed's transition to Stanford, differences between Canadian and U.S. healthcare systems, and what drew Dr. Hameed to trauma surgery. Dr. Hameed shares an exciting trauma case and explains the nuances of trauma, emergency general surgery, and surgical critical care. The conversation also touches on Dr. Hameed's experiences in leadership roles, global surgery projects, and advice from mentors.

  • Surgery

    Forrester & Bendjemil Receive 2024 CIGH Seed Grant Funding

    The Stanford Department of Surgery is delighted to announce the awarding of a Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH) Seed Grant to Drs. Joe Forrester and Samy Bendjemil for a project aimed at improving trauma education and care in Burkina Faso.

  • Society of University Surgeons (SUS)

    ASC 2024 Recap: Trailblazer Award Winner Dr. Carla Pugh - Society of University Surgeons (SUS)

    Dr. Carla Pugh is the recipient of the prestigious 2023 SUS Trailblazer Award. She was introduced by Dr. Mary Hawn as a unique leader, innovator, and pioneer—the first surgeon to obtain a Ph.D. in education, blazing a new trail in surgical sciences for future generations of surgeon-scientists. In her acceptance speech, Dr. Pugh expressed deep […]

  • Surgery

    Dr. Knowlton Selected for ACS, AWS Leadership Programs

    Dr. Lisa Knowlton was named one of 15 Health Policy Scholars by the American College of Surgeons and the Association of Women Surgeons' 2024 "Breaking the Glass Ceiling” Leadership Education cohort.

  • Surgery

    Dr. Mueller Named Chair of CPMC Peds Department

    Dr. Claudia Mueller has been named Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC).

  • The Black Chronicle

    Scarring: “You Die From A Burn Or You Live With Pain And Disfigurement”

    Podcast featuring Dr. Michael Longaker