The Division of General Surgery, under the direction of O. Joe Hines, MD, includes the Sections of Bariatric/Minimally Invasive Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Gastrointestinal (Pancreas) Surgery, Surgical Critical Care and Trauma. Faculty of the Division of General Surgery practice at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica; as well as three affiliated hospitals: Harbor/UCLA, West LA Veterans Administration Medical Center, and Olive View Medical Center.
The Division of General Surgery offers consultative, diagnostic, and therapeutic services to both outpatients and inpatients for:
Referrals may be made to a specific member of the faculty or channeled through the Patient Referral Coordinator for assistance in making the most appropriate referral appointment.
After hours, urgent referrals may be made to individual faculty or the chief resident of the gastrointestinal or emergency surgical services by calling the UCLA page operator at (310) 825-6301. Surgical emergencies that cannot be handled by the UCLA page operator may be served by calling the Emergency Medicine Center at (310) 825-2111.
Referrals of patients for consultation or surgical care to a specific faculty surgeon should be made by contacting the individual surgeon's office.
Telephone(310) 319-4080 - Santa Monica (310) 794-7788 - Westwood
Chief: Oscar Joe Hines, MD
Jonathan King, MD Clifford Ko, MD Lester Jones, DPM Amy Kusske, MD Catherine Lewis, MD Anne Lin, MD Warwick Peacock, MD Howard Reber, MD Marcia Russel, MD Jonathan Sack, MD Darin Saltzman, MD Mark Sawicki, MD Paul Schmit, MDEri Srivastan, PhDBruce E. Stabile, MDMatthias Stelzner, MD Areti Tillou, MDJames Tomlinson, MDSteven Weinstein, MD Michael Yeh, MD