Leadership

Bryan Clary, MD, MBA

Dr. Bryan M. Clary
Chair and Professor
Department of Surgery

Bryan Clary, MD, MBA, FACS is a board-certified surgeon who provides surgical care for patients with diseases of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts at UC San Diego Health. He is a part of the gastrointestinal and pancreatic cancer teams. Dr. Clary has extensive experience in performing surgeries associated with cancers of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and bile ducts. He is nationally recognized for excellent outcomes following these complex procedures.

Dr. Clary was recruited in 2015 to lead UC San Diego's highly ranked and widely recognized surgery programs as the Chair of the Department of Surgery for UC San Diego School of Medicine and as Surgeon-in-Chief for UC San Diego Health.

A native of the Imperial Valley, Dr. Clary completed undergraduate studies at UC San Diego in Bioengineering; earned his medical degree from University of California, San Francisco; and completed general surgery residency training at Duke University Medical Center. He then performed a fellowship in advanced cancer surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center before returning to Duke to join the surgery faculty.

Dr. Clary served as chief of hepatobiliary surgery at Duke University Medical Center for 15 years, and as vice-chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology. He earned numerous awards for his clinical care, teaching and research. His research is focused on developing new therapies for metastatic liver cancer and on improving surgical outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for cancers of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and serves on the executive councils of the Society for Clinical Surgery and the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association.


Dr. Andrew Baird

Dr. Andrew Baird
Vice Chair
Research

Dr. Sarah Blair

Dr. Sarah Blair
Vice Chair
Academic Affairs/Faculty Development

Jay Doucet, MD, FACS

Jay Doucet, MD, FACS
Interim Chief of the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Director of Surgical Intensive Care

Dr. Timothy Fairbanks

Dr. Timothy Fairbanks
Vice Chair
Pediatrics/Rady Children's Hospital
Division Chief,
Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Amanda Gosman

Dr. Amanda Gosman
Interim Division Chief
Plastic Surgery

Dr. Jeffrey Harris

Dr. Jeffrey Harris
Division Chief
Otolaryngology /Head & Neck Surgery

Dr. Santiago Horgan

Dr. Santiago Horgan
Vice Chair
Business Development/Center for the Future of Surgery
Division Chief
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Alexander Khalessi

Dr. Alexander Khalessi
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
UC San Diego Health
Chief, Division of Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery
UC San Diego School of Medicine

Dr. Andrew Lowy

Dr. Andrew Lowy
Division Chief
Surgical Oncology

Dr. Andrew Lowy

Dr. Michael Madani
Division Chief
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Mahmoud Malas

Dr. Mahmoud Malas
Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Dr. Alan Hemming

Dr. Kristin Mekeel
Interim Division Chief
Hepatobiliary & Transplant Surgery

Dr. Erik Owens

Dr. Erik Owens
Vice Chair
VA Medical Center

Dr. Sonia Ramamoorthy

Dr. Sonia Ramamoorthy
Vice Chair
Quality & Patient Safety
Division Chief
Colorectal Surgery

Anne Wallace, MD

Dr. Anne Wallace
Chief, Division of Breast Surgery and Professor of Surgery

Dr. Mark Whitehead

Dr. Mark Whitehead
Division Chief
Anatomy