Department of Surgery faculty members, both physicians and scientists, are world-renown in their subspecialties. Faculty members are passionate in their clinical care and research practices, as well as being mentors for medical students and trainees. The department also invests significant funds to provide protected time and lab space for junior faculty to perform research.

Kulmeet Sandhu

Kulmeet Sandhu

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery (Clinician Educotor);Surgery Clerkship Director
1510 San Pablo St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Surgical trends in the management of acute cholecystitis during pregnancy Surg Endosc. 2020 Oct 06. . View in PubMed

Educational benefits of an acute care surgery rotation during the medical student surgical clerkship Am J Surg. 2020 Oct; 220(4):858-860. . View in PubMed

Safety and efficacy of robotic-assisted groin hernia repair J Robot Surg. 2020 Aug 10. . View in PubMed

Effects of smoking on bariatric surgery postoperative weight loss and patient satisfaction Surg Endosc. 2020 Jul 22. . View in PubMed

Routine esophageal manometry is not useful in patients with normal videoesophagram Surg Endosc. 2019 05; 33(5):1650-1653. . View in PubMed

Regression of intestinal metaplasia following magnetic sphincter augmentation device placement Surg Endosc. 2019 02; 33(2):576-579. . View in PubMed

Gastric cancer in the young: An advanced disease with poor prognostic features J Surg Oncol. 2017 Mar; 115(4):371-375. . View in PubMed

Efficacy of magnetic sphincter augmentation in patients with large hiatal hernias Surg Endosc. 2017 05; 31(5):2096-2102. . View in PubMed

Post-Nissen Dysphagia and Bloating Syndrome: Outcomes After Conversion to Toupet Fundoplication J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 03; 21(3):441-445. . View in PubMed

Charges, outcomes, and complications: a comparison of magnetic sphincter augmentation versus laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for the treatment of GERD Surg Endosc. 2016 08; 30(8):3225-30. . View in PubMed

Primary sleeve gastrectomy compared to sleeve gastrectomy as revisional surgery: weight loss and complications at intermediate follow-up J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Oct; 18(10):1737-43. . View in PubMed

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