Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) physicians integrate clinical expertise, research, and education to provide the best care and state-of-the-art technology for our patients and the community.

The Department of Surgery blends dedication to quality patient care with an innovative approach to education to develop the next generation of surgeons.

The Department of Surgery  is home to one residency program and three prestigious fellowship opportunities. The Department of Surgery offers a residency program that provides residents with extensive experience in surgical procedures in areas including oncology, gastrointestinal, biliary, breast, colorectal, thoracic, vascular and endocrine surgery. The fellowship programs offered include Acute Care Surgery, Gastrointestinal/Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care.

Faculty members include renowned surgical leaders that are recognized for their distinguished bodies of work, dedication to teaching, and contributions to research.

The Department of Surgery is focused on providing residents and fellows with hands-on experience in a variety of situations.

The Acute Care Surgery Fellowship is a two-year approved AAST, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship with rotations in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, the Trauma Intensive Care Unit, the Burn Unit, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical Intensive Care Unit and the Pediatric Critical Care Unit (Valley Children’s Hospital).

The Advanced GI MIS/Bariatric Fellowship Program is an intense, broad-based clinical fellowship aimed at candidates wishing to develop clinical and technical-advanced laparoscopic skills. The Fellow will gain direct exposure in an extremely high volume practice that includes Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Foregut Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Colorectal Surgery.

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship is a one-year ACGME/RRC accredited Fellowship geared towards enhancing skills in the management of critically ill and injured patients. The Fellow is involoved in all aspects of Critical Care including, but not limited to, participation in multidisciplinary committees and protocol development.

The Acute Care and Trauma Surgery – Physician Assistant Residency Program is 12-month surgical residency program that will provide intense training in the perioperative and operative management of patients. PA Residents will develop critical thinking and surgical assistant skills throughout the year. Residents can expect to gain the fundamentals of surgical care through both didactic and clinical settings in a multitude of surgery subspecialties to best prepare for a career in surgery. Surgical rotations include, general surgery, burns, orthopedics, ACS/trauma, ER, urology, TICU, SICU, vascular and oncology (breast, HPB, endocrine).  A skills lab curriculum is utilized to refine skills and ultimately improve quality of patient care.

For more information on the Department of Surgery Residency or Fellowship Programs, please click on the links below to go to the UCSF Fresno Surgery Residency and Fellowship pages.







The Department of Surgery provides comprehensive care for a full spectrum of surgical needs. Depending on the situation and setting, members of the Department of Surgery engage patients to actively participate in in all stages of the treatment process including, but not limited to, the consultation, diagnosis, patient education and treatment processes.


As a member of the Department of Surgery  you may provide treatment in a range of disciplines including, but not limited to:

  • Breast surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • General surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Oncologic surgery
  • Pancreatic surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Urologic surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Vascular access surgery

Medical Practice Locations

University Specialty Surgery Associates More Info
University Surgical Associates More Info
Valley Vascular Surgery Associates More Info
Community Regional Medical Center More Info

As a UCSF faculty member, you may practice at one or more of the above locations.