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Brendan C. Visser

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care Center and Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Stanford Cancer Center 875 Blake Wilbur Dr MC 5826 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 498-6000 Fax (650) 736-4167
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 721-1693
    Administrative Contact
    Nicole Cordova Administrative Associate Tel Work 650-736-1355
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer> GI Oncology
  • General Surgery

Honors and Awards

  • John Collins Memorial Teaching Award, Annual faculty teaching award selected by entire body of general surgery residents (2010-2011)

Professional Education

Residency: Univ of California San Francisco CA (2005)
Medical Education: Univ of California San Francisco CA (1999)
Fellowship: University of Edinburgh; Edinburgh Royal (2006)
Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2006)
MD: Univ. of Calif., San Francisco, Medicine (1999)
Resident: Univ. Of Calif., San Francisco, General Surgery (2005)
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Prior Year Coursescourses of Brendan Visser

Postdoctoral Advisees

Julie Leal

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

My research interests span the breath of my clinical practice. Areas of active research include the multidisciplinary treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, technical aspects of minimally invasive pancreatic and liver surgery, and pre-operative therapy for "borderline" resectable pancreatic cancer (to bring more patients to surgery). I am also investigating trends in the management of hepatobiliary cancers in California, focusing on socioeconomic and instituional barriers to appropriate care.


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