About Stanford General Surgery


Our Division Chief

Electron Kebebew, MD
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Harry A. Oberhelman, Jr. and Mark L. Welton Professor

Message From the Chief

Welcome to the Division of General Surgery website. The division is made up of general surgery subspecialty sections in colorectal surgery, minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, trauma/critical care and acute care surgery and surgical oncology (breast, gastrointestinal, hepatopancreaticobiliary and endocrine surgery), and general surgery at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System.

Our faculty are nationally and internationally recognized leaders in clinical surgery, research, global health and education. They hold leadership positions in surgical and medical societies, and in the School of Medicine. Read on to learn how we deliver on the vision and mission of Stanford Medicine through our innovative clinical care, educational initiatives and opportunities, and faculty and trainee research.

Electron Kebebew, MD
Chief, Division of General Surgery