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Gregory P. Victorino, M.D.

Gregory P. Victorino, M.D.

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Chief, UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program
  • Chair, Department of Surgery, Alameda Health System

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University of California, San Francisco - East Bay
1411 East 31st Street, QIC 22134
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 437-4267
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  • 1982-86, University of California, Berkeley, B.S.
  • 1987-91, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, M.D.
  • 1991-92, University of California, Davis - East Bay, Intern, Surgery
  • 1992-98, University of California, Davis - East Bay, Resident, Surgery
  • 1994-96, University of California, Davis, Research Fellow, Surgery & Physiology
  • 1998-99, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Fellow, Trauma/Critical Care
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
  • Ischemia-reperfusion
  • Microvascular permeability and physiology
  • Sepsis
  • Shock
  • Trauma
  • Ischemia-reperfusion
  • Microvascular permeability and physiology
  • Sepsis
  • Shock
  • Trauma

Gregory P. Victorino, M.D. is Professor and Chief of the UCSF East Bay Surgery Program. He is also  Chair of the Department of Surgery for Alameda Health System.

Victorino, a highly regarded trauma surgeon, and professor of surgery.  Formerly, while the Director of Trauma Services at Highland Hospital, his leadership was crucial to the designation of Highland Hospital, the flagship of Alameda Health System, as a Level 1 Trauma Center serving the East Bay.

Victorino has deep roots in the community with a strong record of clinical outreach. In 2016, he was named Outstanding Physician of the Year by the Alameda Health System. He is also a dedicated teacher and mentor to UCSF-East Bay general surgery residents, and a respected thought leader. His body of professional work includes more than 80 peer-reviewed publications.

Victorino completed his undergraduate degree at UC Berkeley in 1986 and earned his MD at the University of Pittsburgh. He returned to the Bay Area in 1991, completing a general surgery residency at UC Davis-East Bay in 1998, followed by a trauma-critical care fellowship at UC Davis. Soon thereafter, he joined the UCSF Department of Surgery as a faculty member.

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  1. Beattie G, Cohan CM, Tang A, Chen JY, Victorino GP. Observational management of penetrating occult pneumothoraces: Outcomes and risk factors for interval tube thoracostomy placement. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022 01 01; 92(1):177-184. View in PubMed
  2. Beattie G, Cohan CM, Victorino GP. Predicting Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Severe Blunt Trauma: The Utility of Interleukin-18. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2021 Nov; 22(9):948-954. View in PubMed
  3. Cohan CM, Beattie G, Tang A, Mazzolini K, Victorino GP. Early Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 Elevation Predicts Surgical Site Infections after Blunt Trauma. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2021 Sep; 22(7):690-696. View in PubMed
  4. Beattie G, Cohan CM, Tang A, Yasumoto E, Victorino GP. Differences in clinical characteristics and outcomes for blunt versus penetrating traumatic pulmonary pseudocysts. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 07; 45:433-438. View in PubMed
  5. Beattie G, Cohan CM, Chomsky-Higgins K, Tang A, Senekjian L, Victorino GP. Is a chest radiograph after thoracostomy tube removal necessary? A cost-effective analysis. Injury. 2020 Nov; 51(11):2493-2499. View in PubMed
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