M. Margaret Knudson, M.D.,
Professor and Interim Chief of Surgery,
San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center
UCSF Division of General Surgery
A gift to the Department of Surgery at San Francisco General Hospital helps support research to treat patients requiring surgical critical care for injuries, burns, complex wounds, and surgical infections.
The University of California, San Francisco Department of Surgery at San Francisco General Hospital provides surgical services for the benefit of our patients and professional colleagues twenty-four hours each day, seven days a week. Our Trauma Center excels in the care of patients with injuries, burns, complex wounds, surgical infections and patients requiring surgical critical care. The faculty are also pleased to offer a full range of outpatient and inpatient elective general surgical services, including: specialty clinics in the fields of Endocrine Surgery, Breast Surgery, Hand Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Proctology, Thoracic Surgery, Trauma and Vascular Surgery. Keeping pace with modern innovations, we also offer a wide range of Minimally Invasive Surgery services with laparoscopy and thoracoscopy.
The Surgeons at SFGH are dedicated to providing thoughtful consultation to our referring colleagues and state-of-the-art surgical care to our patients. All of our faculty are certified by the American Board of Surgery and many hold one or more additional specialty Board Certificates. We are proud of our association with the outstanding physicians of the University of California, San Francisco and the Community Health Network and value our close cooperation in the pursuit of excellence.