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Emily Miraflor, M.D.

Emily Miraflor, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program
  • Program Director, UCSF-East Bay Surgery Residency program

Contact Information

University of California, San Francisco - East Bay
1411 East 31st Street; QIC 22134
Oakland CA 94602
[email protected]
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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. Wong P, Victorino GP, Miraflor E, Alseidi A, Maker AV, Thornblade LW. Impact of safety-net hospital burden on achievement of textbook oncologic outcomes following resection in for stage I-IV colorectal cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2023 Oct 10. View in PubMed
  2. Kohn GP, Awad ZT, Al-Mansour MR, Salluzzo J, Miraflor E, Oliphant U, Slater BJ. Process for quality assessment review of societal guidelines-an editorial to accompany "multi-society consensus conference and guideline on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)". Surg Endosc. 2023 02; 37(2):1611-1613. View in PubMed
  3. Abdalla M, Collings AT, Dirks R, Onkendi E, Nelson D, Ozair A, Miraflor E, Rahman F, Whiteside J, Shah MM, Ayloo S, Abou-Setta A, Sucandy I, Kchaou A, Douglas S, Polanco P, Vreeland T, Buell J, Ansari MT, Pryor AD, Slater BJ, Awad Z, Richardson W, Alseidi A, Jeyarajah DR, Ceppa E. Surgical approach to microwave and radiofrequency liver ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma and colorectal liver metastases less than 5 cm: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Surg Endosc. 2023 05; 37(5):3340-3353. View in PubMed
  4. Schultz C, Yang E, Mantuani D, Miraflor E, Victorino G, Nagdev A. Single injection, ultrasound-guided planar nerve blocks: An essential skill for any clinician caring for patients with rib fractures. Trauma Case Rep. 2022 Oct; 41:100680. View in PubMed
  5. 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
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