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Emily Miraflor, M.D.

Emily Miraflor, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Program Director,
UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program

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University of California, San Francisco - East Bay
1411 East 31st Street; QIC 22134
Oakland CA 94602
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California State University, East Bay; B.S. Biology and Kinesiology, 2003

University of California, Davis, M.D. 2007

  • University of California, San Francisco - East Bay, General Surgery 2007-2013
  • University of California, San Francisco - East Bay, Chief Resident in General Surgery, 2013-2014.
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, 2014-2015
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Colon cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Rectal cancer

Dr. Miraflor is a general and colorectal surgeon. She received her undergraduate degree in the fields of biology and kinesiology from California State University, Hayward in 2003 and completed her medical degree at the University of California, Davis in 2007.

After medical school, Dr. Miraflor pursued surgical training at the University of California, San Francisco - East Bay. There she developed a strong interest in the surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, colon and rectal cancers. Prompting her to obtain specialty training in these areas. She completed her fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery in 2015 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. While in residency and fellowship she was honored by her peers with Resident Teaching awards.

Dr. Miraflor is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Mahmoud S, Miraflor E, Martin D, Mantuani D, Luftig J, Nagdev AD. Ultrasound-guided transverse abdominis plane block for ED appendicitis pain control. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 04; 37(4):740-743. View in PubMed
  4. Zaghiyan KN, Sax HC, Miraflor E, Cossman D, Wagner W, Mirocha J, Gewertz B, Fleshner P, Cedars-Sinai DVT Study Group . Timing of Chemical Thromboprophylaxis and Deep Vein Thrombosis in Major Colorectal Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Ann Surg. 2016 Oct; 264(4):632-9. View in PubMed
  5. Kaminski JP, Miraflor E, Zaghiyan K, Fleshner P. Type and Quantity of Pharmacologic Therapy for Crohn's Disease before Eventual Surgical Treatment. Am Surg. 2016 Oct; 82(10):989-991. View in PubMed
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