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Manuel Garcia Toca
Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - Vascular Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Open and endovascular management of vascular trauma, aortic dissection, complex thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysm disease, critical limb ischemia, extracranial cerebrovascular disease and dialysis access.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Bio Dr. Dyani Gaudilliere specializes in Dental Surgery and Oral Oncology in a hospital setting. As a hospital dentist she performs surgical treatment of infection and trauma to the teeth and supporting alveolar bone. She also performs medically necessary dental clearance and extractions in the context of larger medical conditions, such as cardiac disease, joint replacement, or organ transplantation. As an oral oncologist, she specializes in surgical dental treatment prior to, during, and following radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
Amato J. Giaccia
Jack, Lulu and Sam Willson Professor, Professor of Radiation Oncology, and by courtesy, of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests During the last five years, we have identified several small molecules that kill VHL deficient renal cancer cells through a synthetic lethal screening approach. Another major interest of my laboratory is in identifying hypoxia-induced genes involved in invasion and metastases. We are also investigating how hypoxia regulates gene expression epigenetically.
Professor (Teaching) of Anatomy in Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My main research interest lies in the functional anatomy of the urogenital system particularly in the human. We are using numerous histochemical and immunocytochemical methods to establish the normal pattern and type of autonomic nerve which supply selected regions of the urogenital system including the urinary bladder, ureter and prostate.
Ralph S. Greco, MD
Johnson and Johnson Professor of Surgery, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Application of Micro/Nanotechnology to Biological Systems.
Brooke Gurland, MD
Clinical Professor, Surgery - General Surgery
Bio Dr. Brooke Gurland is the Medical Director of the Stanford Pelvic Health Center which is scheduled to open in Redwood City, CA, July 2018. Dr. Gurland performed her undergraduate and general surgery training in NYC, New York (Barnard College, Mount Sinai Medical Center), and her medical school training in Pennsylvania (Drexel University). She completed a colorectal surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Weston, Fla) and she was a Staff surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic for over a decade. Early in her career she pursued a vision for multidisciplinary care for patients who suffer from pelvic floor disorders. She is a prior recipient of a Jahnigan Career Development award to evaluate pelvic floor disorders in elderly woman. Her clinical focus is on defecation disorders, rectal prolapse, and fecal incontinence using minimally invasive and robotic surgery. She is dedicated to compassionate care for individuals who suffer from functional intestinal and posterior pelvic floor dysfunction.
Johnson & Johnson Professor of Surgery and Professor, by courtesy, of Bioengineering and of Materials Science and Engineering
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Geoffrey Gurtner's Lab is interested in understanding the mecahnism of new blood vessel growth following injury and how pathways of tissue regeneration and fibrosis interact in wound healing.