The following goals of the Department of Surgery are in harmony with the stated purposes and philosophy of Loma Linda University School of Medicine:

  1. Provide the highest standard of surgical patient care.
  2. Maintain educational programs in the surgical disciplines for medical students, residents, and fellows.
  3. Provide facilities for laboratory and clinical research in the areas of surgical interest.


Carlos A. Garberoglio

Division of Acute Care Surgery

David Turay, Head

Division of General Surgery

Marcos Michelotti, Head

Division of Pediatric Surgery

Donald C. Moores, Head

Division of Surgical Oncology

Maheswari Senthil, Head

Division of Vascular Surgery

Anees J. Razzouk, Head

Primary faculty

Jessica Babcock

Joanne E. Baerg

Pedro W. Baron

Abigail Benitez

Sigrid Burruss

Richard D. Catalano

Shintaro Chiba

Michael Ganey

Carlos Garberoglio

Gwendolyn Garnett

Nephtali Gomez

Aarthy Kannappan

Arputharaj Kore

Carl Lokko

Fabgrizio Luca

Daniel H. Ludi

Sharon Lum

Xian Luo-Owen

Kristyn Mannoia

Marcos Michelotti

Lester Mohr

Donald Moores

Kaushik Mukherjee

Jukes Namm

Karen O'Bosky

Sheela Patel

Jeffrey Quigley

Moqueet Qureshi

Elizabeth Raskin

Clifton Reeves

Jorge Rivera

Keith Scharf

Maheswari Senthil

Daniel Smith

Naveenraj Solomon

David Srikureja

Lourdes Swentek

Michael E. de Vera

Edward P. Tagge

David Turay

Philip Wai

Secondary faculty

Ihab Dorotta

Alan Herford

Padma Uppala

Nathan Wall

Emeritus faculty

Lloyd Dayes

Ralph J. Thompson, Jr.

Jerrold Longerbeam

Robert Rowe

Louis Smith

David Hinshaw, Sr.

Edwin E. Vyhmeister

Ellsworth Wareham