Leadership

Santiago Horgan, MD

Santiago Horgan, MD, FACS
Director, Center for the Future of Surgery
Professor, UC San Diego Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Vice Chairman, Business Development
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Santiago Horgan is an internationally recognized expert in robot-assisted surgery; a pioneer in the surgical treatment of morbid obesity; a specialist in surgery and physiology of the esophagus; and a leader in the emerging field of Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES). As director of the CFS, Dr. Horgan works with colleagues to advance surgical care techniques by investigating, developing, testing, and teaching procedures that will revolutionize the field of surgery.

Advisory Board

Reid A. Abrams, MD

Reid A. Abrams, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Orthopaedics
Professor of Surgery

Bryan Clary, MD

Bryan M. Clary, MD, FACS
Chair and Professor
Department of Surgery

Amanda Gosman, MD

Amanda Gosman, MD
Interim Division Chief
Clinical Professor
Director, Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program

Jay Doucet, MD, FACS

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

Jeffrey P. Harris, MD

Jeffrey P. Harris, MD, PhD, FACS
Chief, Division of Otolaryngology
Professor of Surgery

Santiago Horgan, MD, FACS

Santiago Horgan, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Garth Jacobson, MD, MIS

Garth Jacobson, MD 
Professor of Surgery, MIS Division, Director of General Surgery Residency Program

Alexander Khalessi

Alexander Khalessi, MD, MS, FAANS
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
UC San Diego Health
Chief, Division of Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery
UC San Diego School of Medicine

Christopher J. Kane, MD,

Christopher J. Kane, MD
Chief, Division of Urology
Professor of Surgery

Michael Madani, MD

Michael Madani, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Mahmoud Malas

Mahmoud Malas, MD
Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Alexander Norbash, MD

Alexander Norbash, MD
Chair, Department of Radiology

Sonia L. Ramamoorthy, MD

Sonia L. Ramamoorthy, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Thomas Savides, MD,

Thomas Savides, MD
Director of Advanced GI Endoscopy, Division of Gastroenterology
Professor of Medicine

Maria Savoia, MD

Maria Savoia, MD
Dean of Medical Education

Bryan Sandler, MD

Bryan Sandler, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of MIS, CFS Surgical Director

Michael Stroud

Michael Stroud
Administrative Director 
UCSD Center for the Future of Surgery

 

Faculty

Santiago Horgan, MD

Santiago Horgan, MD
Director, Center for the Future of Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Joslin Cheverie, MD

Joslin Cheverie, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Garth Jacobsen, MD, FACS

Garth Jacobsen, MD, FACS
Director of Clinical Operations, Center for the Future of Surgery
 Professor of Surgery

Bryan Sandler, MD, FACS

Bryan Sandler, MD, FACS
Director of Endoscopic Training, Center for the Future of Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery

Administration

Michael Stroud

Michael Stroud
Administrative Director
UCSD Center for the Future of Surgery
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
Office: (858) 246-1065
Cell: (916) 276-2560