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Ian S. Soriano, MD

Ian S. Soriano, MD

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Director of Robotic Surgery
  • Surgeon Champion
  • ACS-NSQIP, UCSF-Parnassus Campus
  • Division of General Surgery

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513 Parnassus Avenue, MSB, #334H
San Francisco, CA 94143
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  Dept or School    
  End Date    
  • Cleveland Clinic, Weston, FL
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery, Fellowship
  • 2007
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety
  • 2020
  • University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
  • MD
  • Medicine
  • 1997
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Surgery, Internship
  • 2001
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Surgery, Residency
  • 2006
  • Dr. Ian S. Soriano, MD is Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Robotic Surgery, UCSF Department of Surgery. He is also Surgeon Champion, ACS-NSQIP at the UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights. His clinical specialties include general, gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery.

    Dr. Soriano completed a combined undergrad and medical school program at the University of the Philippines. He trained in general surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia followed by a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. Prior to joining UCSF, he was Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Surgeon Champion of ACS-NSQIP at Pennsylvania Hospital, as well as Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System.

    He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and was awarded Honorary Fellow of both the Philippine College of Surgeons and Philippine Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons. He is on the editorial board of SOARD and serves on numerous committees of SAGES, ASMBS & AHS.
      Confired By    
  • Haile T. Debas Excellence in Teaching Award
  • UCSF
  • 2022
  • Honorary Fellow
  • Philippine College of Surgeons
  • 2021
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award in Surgical Innovation
  • University of the Philippines Alumni Association
  • 2019
  • Fellow
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • 2015
  • Honorary Fellow
  • Philippines Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • 2012
  • Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons
  • 2008
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    1. Hamilton BC, Dairywala MI, Highet A, Nguyen TC, O'Sullivan P, Chern H, Soriano IS. Artificial intelligence based real-time video ergonomic assessment and training improves resident ergonomics. Am J Surg. 2023 11; 226(5):741-746. View in PubMed
    2. Strauss AL, Triggs JR, Tewksbury CM, Soriano I, Wernsing DS, Dumon KR, Williams NN, Shao JM. Conversion to Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass: a successful means of mitigating reflux after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Surg Endosc. 2023 07; 37(7):5374-5379. View in PubMed
    3. Bardaro SJ, Guerron AD, Romanelli J, Soriano I, King K, Gibbs KE, Petrick A, Lo Menzo E, Rosenthal R, Kennedy C, Gershuni V, Daly S, Leyva-Alvizo A, Tran M, Stalin V, Kothari S, Sudan R. Gastroparesis: an evidence-based review for the bariatric and foregut surgeon. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2023 05; 19(5):403-420. View in PubMed
    4. Slater BJ, Collings A, Dirks R, Gould JC, Qureshi AP, Juza R, Rodríguez-Luna MR, Wunker C, Kohn GP, Kothari S, Carslon E, Worrell S, Abou-Setta AM, Ansari MT, Athanasiadis DI, Daly S, Dimou F, Haskins IN, Hong J, Krishnan K, Lidor A, Litle V, Low D, Petrick A, Soriano IS, Thosani N, Tyberg A, Velanovich V, Vilallonga R, Marks JM. Multi-society consensus conference and guideline on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Surg Endosc. 2023 02; 37(2):781-806. View in PubMed
    5. Yi W, Perez J, Rosen C, Akalal F, Hassan I, Soriano I. Promoting a Culture of Safety in Cholecystectomy (COSIC) over a decade at a Philippine public regional hospital after the SAGES International Proctoring Course in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course. Surg Endosc. 2023 01; 37(1):613-616. View in PubMed
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