Stanford General Surgery News Center

In the News

  • – 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 General Surgery

    2024 New Residents

    11 new residents joined the General Surgery Residency Program this year.

  • – 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.