Stanford General Surgery News Center

In the News

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Maggio Appointed Clinical Professor

    Dr. Paul Maggio has been appointed Clinical Professor in Surgery in the School of Medicine effective December 1, 2022.

  • – Surgery

    General Surgery Residency Leadership Team Updates

    Drs. John Gahagan and Cara Liebert have joined the General Surgery Residency Program's leadership team as Associate Program Directors (APDs).

  • – Third Annual ISSPP Congress 2022

    Dr. Sun Receives Award at ISSPP22

    General Surgery Resident Dr. Beatrice Sun received the award for top plenary by a trainee at the International Society for the Study of the Pleura and Peritoneum (ISSPP) annual meeting. Her abstract was titled: “Safety of Cytoreductive Surgery with Heated Intraperitoneal Gemcitabine and Systemic Dacarbazine for Recurrent Uterine Leiomyosarcoma – Preliminary Results of a Phase 2 Trial." The meeting took place in Huntington Beach, CA on October 13, 2022.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Eisenberg is lead author on new Bariatric Surgery Guidelines

    Dr. Dan Eisenberg is the lead author on new guidelines for metabolic and bariatric surgery from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO).

  • – 2023 Stata Conference Stanford

    Dr. Tennakoon Elected to STATA Scientific Committee

    Lakshika Tennakoon, MD, MPhil was elected to the Scientific Committee for the 2023 Stata Conference. The conference will be held on July 20–21 in Stanford, California.

  • – ACS

    Dr. Wren Elected ACS Secretary

    Dr. Sherry Wren has been elected Secretary of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Regents. The ACS Board consists of 24 members. According to their website, the Regents formulate policy and direct the affairs of the college.

  • – Division of General Surgery

    Dr. Lin Promoted to Assoc. Professor

    Dr. Dana Lin has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor effective November 1, 2022. Dr. Lin specializes in endocrine surgery in the Division of General Surgery.

  • – Surgery

    A Journey Around the Globe with Dr. Cara Liebert

    Dr. Dana Lin and Dr. Cara Liebert are Co-Principal Investigators awarded the Department of Surgery’s first Center for Innovation in Global Health Global Surgery Seed Grant.

  • – Surgery

    DSI 2.0 Selects Dr. Alobuia

    Dr. Wilson Alobuia has been selected to participate in the Diverse Surgeons Initiative (DSI) 2.0.

  • – Surgery

    Dr. Foster Wins AWS Outstanding Resident Award

    Dr. Deshka Foster has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Dr. Hilary Sanfey Outstanding Resident Award by the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS).