Surgical Innovations

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Surgical Innovations is an initiative of the Department of Surgery in partnership with the Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences to identify, mentor, and facilitate the translation of novel medical technologies into transformative new devices and treatments to improve human health. By offering high-quality training experiences for residents and graduate students, fostering interdisciplinary and industry collaborations, and providing seed funding, advising, and engineering support to innovative surgeons, Surgical Innovations is creating an ecosystem at UCSF in which device development can thrive.


Upcoming Events

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: The process of medical device innovation: An industrial perspective Presenter: Mark Ohan, PhD, Product Specialist Coordinator, W.L. Gore and...

6/27 4pm
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: Irreversible electroporation for clinical use and E2 technology Presenter: Tammy Chang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery, UCSF Boris Rubinsky,...

6/28 8am
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: Mass spec analysis on a chip: Breathalyzer for clinical diagnosis Presenter: Pavel Nosovitskiy, Founder, GPN Technologies ...

7/5 8am
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: SmartDerm: Real-time monitoring & management for pressure ulcer prevention Presenter: Sharvari Deshpande, MS, Engineer, UCSF Surgical Innovations ...

7/11 4pm
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: One step renal access and dilation Presenter: Ian Metzler, MD, Resident, UCSF Department of Urology Tom Chi, MD, Assistant Professor, UCSF...

7/18 4pm

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