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Tasce Bongiovanni, M.D., MPP, MHS

Tasce Bongiovanni, M.D., MPP, MHS

Assistant Professor
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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  • Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. BSC, Accounting. 2003
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, MD 2010
  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA, MPP 2010
  • Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, MHS 2015 
  • University of California San Francisco, Intern, General Surgery, 2012-2013
  • University of California San Francisco, Resident, General Surgery, 2013-2016
  • University of California San Francisco, Chief Resident, General Surgery, 2016-2017
  • University of California San Francisco, Surgical Critical Care Clinical Fellow, 2017-2018
  • University of California San Francisco, Trauma and Emergency Surgery Clinical Fellow, 2018-2019
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care
  • Health Services Research
  • Native American Health
  • Underserved Communities

Tasce Bongiovanni, MD, MPP is an assistant professor in the Division of General Surgery. She serves as an acute care surgeon and surgical critical care intensivist at UCSF Parnassus, and trauma surgeon at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG). 

Dr. Bongiovanni earned her BS in Commerce from Santa Clara University and a Master's in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Bongiovanni has deep roots at UCSF spanning more than a decade. She earned her MD at UCSF, and then stayed on to complete her General Surgery Residency here, followed by fellowships in Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Surgery at UCSF/ZSFG. As a research resident, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the Yale University School of Medicine. Recently, she was named as a recipient of a Learning Health Systems NIH K12 Grant and a 2019 John A. Watson Faculty Scholar Award. 

  • Watson's Faculty Scholars, Dean's Diversity Award, UCSF School of Medicine, 2019-2021
  • Phyllis J. Nusz- Maurice Galante, MD Scholarship Award, UCSF Department of Surgery, 2010-2011
  • Learning Health Systems (LHS) K12 Selection Scholar Award
  • UCSF School of Medicine Dean's Diversity Funds Award (John A. Watson Faculty Scholar)
  1. Bongiovanni T, Menza R, Wick EC. Consider Culture, Response to "Provider Characteristics Associated With Outpatient Opioid Prescribing After Surgery". Ann Surg. 2019 Aug 13. View in PubMed
  2. Jean RA, Bongiovanni T, Soulos PR, Chiu AS, Herrin J, Kim N, Xu X, Kim AW, Gross CP. Hospital Variation in spending for Lung Cancer Resection in Medicare Beneficiaries. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug 07. View in PubMed
  3. Lancaster E, Bongiovanni T, Lin J, Croci R, Wick E, Hirose K. Residents as Key Effectors of Change in Improving Opioid Prescribing Behavior. J Surg Educ. 2019 May 31. View in PubMed
  4. Silvestri MT, Xu X, Long T, Bongiovanni T, Bernstein SL, Chaudhry SI, Silvestri JI, Stolar M, Greene EJ, Dziura JD, Gross CP, Krumholz HM. Impact of Cost Display on Ordering Patterns for Hospital Laboratory and Imaging Services. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 08; 33(8):1268-1275. View in PubMed
  5. Long T, Bongiovanni T, Dashevsky M, Halim A, Ross JS, Fogerty RL, Silvestri MT. Impact of laboratory cost display on resident attitudes and knowledge about costs. Postgrad Med J. 2016 Oct; 92(1092):592-6. View in PubMed
  6. Rao C, Bongiovanni T, Li X, Gao H, Zhang H, Li J, Zhao Y, Yuan X, Hua K, Hu S, Krumholz HM, Jiang L, Zheng Z. The China Patient-Centred Evaluative Assessment of Cardiac Events (China PEACE)-Prospective Study of 3-Vessel Disease: rationale and design. BMJ Open. 2016 Feb 15; 6(2):e009743. View in PubMed
  7. Silvestri MT, Bongiovanni TR, Glover JG, Gross CP. Impact of price display on provider ordering: A systematic review. J Hosp Med. 2016 Jan; 11(1):65-76. View in PubMed
  8. Bongiovanni T, Yeo H, Sosa JA, Yoo PS, Long T, Rosenthal M, Berg D, Curry L, Nunez-Smith M. Attrition from surgical residency training: perspectives from those who left. Am J Surg. 2015 Oct; 210(4):648-54. View in PubMed
  9. Bongiovanni T, Long T, Khan AM, Siegel MD. Bringing Specialties Together: The Power of Intra-Professional Teams. J Grad Med Educ. 2015 Mar; 7(1):19-20. View in PubMed
  10. Bongiovanni TR, Clark AL, Garnett EA, Wojcicki JM, Heyman MB. Impact of gluten-free camp on quality of life of children and adolescents with celiac disease. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):e525-9. View in PubMed
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  1. Bongiovanni, T. Kim, S. Kim, A. Killelea, B. Gross, C. Variation in Private Payer Payments to Cancer Surgeons. Oral Presentation at: American College of Surgeons 2016 Clinical Congress. Washington, D.C.
  2. Bongiovanni, T. Ranasinghe, I. Krumholz, H. Ross, J. Unplanned Hospital Admissions after Same-Day
  3. Surgery. Oral Presentation at: American College of Surgeons 2016 Clinical Congress. Washington, D.C.
  4. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Trompeta, J.A. Knowledge and Spirituality Surrounding Organ Donation in the Native American Community. Oral Presentation at UCSF Transplant Symposium 2016: Building Bridges to Excellence. San Francisco, CA. Sept 2016.
  5. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Trompeta, J.A. The Effect of Families on Organ Donation Among Native Americans. Poster Presentation at: American Transplant Congress. Boston, MA. 2016
  6. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Trompeta, J.A. Nunez-Smith, M. Understanding Organ Donation among Urban Native Americans. Oral Presentation at: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar National Meeting. Seattle, WA. 2015.
  7. Bongiovanni, T. Yeo, H. Sosa, JA. Long, T. Rosenthal, M. Berg, D. Curry, L. Nunez-Smith, M. Structural and Cultural Factors Leading to Attrition from Surgical Residency: Real-life Experiences from Those who Left. Oral Presentation at: Association of Women Surgeons/American College of Surgeons National Conference. Chicago, IL. 2015.
  8. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Lucas, G. Trompeta, J.A. Nunez-Smith, M. Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge about Organ Donation in the Native Community. Poster presentation at: American Transplant Congress. Philadelphia, PA. 2015. Awarded "Poster of Distinction."
  9. Bongiovanni, T. Kim, S. Kim, A. Killelea, B. Gross, C. Variation in surgeon payment for cancer resection. Oral Presentation at: University of California, San Francisco, Department of Surgery Resident Research Symposium. 2015.
  10. Long, T. Bongiovanni, T. Dashevsky, M. Halim, A. Ross, J. Fogerty, R. Silvestri, M. Impact of laboratory price display on resident attitudes and knowledge about costs. Oral presentation at: Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 2015. Winner: #1 Research Project of Meeting.
  11. Bongiovanni, T. Yeo, H. Sosa, JA. Long, T. Rosenthal, M. Berg, D. Curry, L. Nunez-Smith, M. Structural and Cultural Factors Leading to Attrition from Surgical Residency: Real-life Experiences from Those who Left. Poster Presentation at: Association of American Medical Colleges, Workforce Conference. Alexandria, VA. 2015.
  12. Long, T. Bongiovanni, T. Dashevsky, M. Halim, A. Ross, J. Fogerty, R. Silvestri, M. Impact of laboratory price display on resident attitudes and knowledge about costs. Oral presentation at: Society of General Internal Medicine. New England Regional Meeting. Boston, MA. 2015.
  13. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Lucas, G. Trompeta, J.A. Nunez-Smith, M. Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge about Organ Donation in the Native Community. Poster presented at: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program National Meeting. New Orleans, LA. 2014.
  14. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Lucas, G. Trompeta, J. Nunez-Smith, M. Cultural Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge about Organ Donation and Transplantation in Indian Country. Poster acceptance for: UCSF Health Disparities Symposium. San Francisco, CA. 2014.
  15. Bongiovanni T, Clark A, Garnett E, Heyman M. Impact of Gluten-Free Camp for Children and Adolescents with Celiac Disease. Poster presentation at: Pediatric Academic Societies Conference. Baltimore, MD. 2009.
  16. Bongiovanni, T. Trihn, K. Ravikumar, D. Lobby Day Results and Lessons. Poster presentation at: American Medical Student Association. National Conference. Chicago, IL. 2006.
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