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Adm Assoc 3, Surgery - Anatomy
Current Role at Stanford Anatomy Labs Program Coordinator
Affiliate, Surgery - General Surgery
Bio Dr. Riskin is Adjunct Professor of Surgery and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics Research. His research interests include healthcare quality, technology, and policy. With a focus on translational research, developed products are in use by leading health systems and insurers influencing the care of millions of patients.
Dr. Riskin's medical credentials include a MD from Boston University, residency in surgery at UCLA, and fellowship in critical care and acute care surgery at Stanford University. He is board-certified in four specialties, including surgery, critical care, palliative care, and clinical informatics. His business training includes a MBA with a focus in bioinformatics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship.
Gary K. Roberts, D.D.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Bio Dr. Roberts has performed hospital dentistry and surgery at Stanford University Medical Center and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital since 1995. He is also on the faculty at University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He treats a variety of oral and maxillofacial conditions, including dental trauma and infection, dental implant and restorative reconstruction, surgical tooth extraction, bone and tissue grafting, conventional and surgical endodontic procedures, dental oncology care of cancer patients, as well as orofacial pain treatment.
He has presented CME lectures and Grand Rounds to numerous Departments at Stanford, as well as teaching Residents and Fellows at Stanford Medical School and the Palo Alto VA. He also lectures in the Physician Assistant Program at Stanford.
During his nearly a quarter of a century of military service, he was one of the leading researchers on combat trauma and the pathophysiology of projectile wounds. He currently serves as a member of the Council on Peer with the California Dental Association and is an Anesthesia Evaluator for the California State Dental Board. Dr. Roberts is frequently asked to speak on a variety of topics to organizations both in the US and internationally.
Elsie Gyang Ross
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Vascular Surgery) and of Medicine (BMIR) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Bio Dr. Ross is a vascular surgeon and research scientist. She graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine in 2011 and completed her vascular surgery 0+5 residency at Stanford University School of Medicine in 2018. During her residency, she completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in biomedical informatics. Her current research focuses on using machine learning and electronic health records for early disease identification, precision medicine, and evaluating opportunities to engage in patient education beyond the clinic.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, General Surgery
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Immunology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Perioperative Period
Surgical Outcomes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Fitness, Frailty and Prehabilitation of Surgical Patients