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Gregory P. Victorino, M.D., FACS

Gregory P. Victorino, M.D., FACS

Professor of Surgery
Chief, UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program
Chair, Department of Surgery, Alameda Health System
Director of Trauma Services, Highland Hospital

Contact Information

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 and Director of Trauma Services at Highland Hospital.

Victorino, a highly regarded trauma surgeon, and professor of surgery is also 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.

Most recent publications from a total of 94
  1. Cohan CM, Beattie G, Dominguez DA, Glass M, Palmer B, Victorino GP. Routine Repeat CT Head Does Not Change Management in Trauma Patients on Novel Anticoagulants. J Surg Res. 2020 Jan 09; 249:114-120. View in PubMed
  2. Beattie G, Cohan C, Brooke M, Kaplanes S, Victorino GP. Automatic acoustic gunshot sensor technology's impact on trauma care. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Nov 18. View in PubMed
  3. Chaudhary MJ, Smith RN, Victorino GP. Rigid Sigmoidoscopy Is Superior to CT for Diagnosing Penetrating Rectal Injury. Am Surg. 2019 Nov 01; 85(11):e541-e543. View in PubMed
  4. Cohan C, Beattie G, Brigode W, Yeung L, Miraflor E, Victorino GP. Protective Effect of Phosphatidylserine Blockade in Hemorrhagic Shock. J Surg Res. 2020 01; 245:604-609. View in PubMed
  5. Sadjadi J, Strumwasser AM, Victorino GP. Endothelial cell dysfunction during anoxia-reoxygenation is associated with a decrease in adenosine triphosphate levels, rearrangement in lipid bilayer phosphatidylserine asymmetry, and an increase in endothelial cell permeability. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Dec; 87(6):1247-1252. View in PubMed
  6. Brigode W, Cohan C, Beattie G, Victorino G. Alcohol in Traumatic Brain Injury: Toxic or Therapeutic? J Surg Res. 2019 12; 244:196-204. View in PubMed
  7. Beattie G, Cohan C, Miraflor E, Brigode W, Victorino GP. Protective effect of phosphatidylserine blockade in sepsis induced organ dysfunction. Surgery. 2019 11; 166(5):844-848. View in PubMed
  8. Chaudhary M, Goel VK, Victorino GP, Harken AH. Preoperative epigenetic preparation of patients is a current reality. Surgery. 2019 08; 166(2):147-149. View in PubMed
  9. Strumwasser A, Bhargava A, Victorino GP. Attenuation of endothelial phosphatidylserine exposure decreases ischemia-reperfusion induced changes in microvascular permeability. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 06; 84(6):838-846. View in PubMed
  10. Brooke M, Patel A, Castro-Moure F, Victorino GP. Shedding new light on rapidly resolving traumatic acute subdural hematomas. J Surg Res. 2017 11; 219:122-127. View in PubMed
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