American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Southern California Chapter

Southern California Chapter of the ACS mission is to elevate the standards of surgery, establishing a standard of competency and character for practitioners of surgery, providing a method of granting membership in the organization, educating the public and the profession to understand that the practice of surgery calls for special training and that the surgeon elected to Fellowship in this College has had such training and is properly qualified to practice surgery.

Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Suite 200
2512 Artesia Blvd
Redondo Beach CA, 90278
United States

Meeting Information

Chapter Meeting: January 15-17, 2016
Four Seasons Biltmore Resort
1260 Channel Dr Santa Barbara, CA, 93108
United States

Contact James Dowden
Phone 310-379-8261


Farin Amersi, MD FACS
Governor|10/07/2015 - 10/24/2018

Ravin Ratnagopal Kumar, MB BS FACS
Governor|10/07/2015 - 10/24/2018

Armando E. Giuliano, MD FACS
Specialty Society Governor|10/29/2014 - 10/25/2017

Shirin Towfigh, MD FACS
President|01/01/2015 - 01/31/2016

Christian Miguel deVirgilio, MD FACS
President Elect|01/01/2015 - 01/31/2016

Ninh T. Nguyen, MD FACS
Secretary/Treasurer|01/01/2015 - 01/31/2016

Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD FACS
Vice President|01/01/2015 - 01/31/2016

C. James Dowden
Executive Director|08/12/1998 - 01/01/2050

Albert Man-Chung Kwan, MD FACS
HPAC Region Chief|10/01/2011 -

Catherine Minhthy-Huy Dang, MD FACS
YFA Chapter Representative|01/20/2014 - 01/31/2016

Christian Miguel deVirgilio, MD FACS
Governor|10/08/2010 - 10/31/2016

Susan Elizabeth Downey, MD FACS
Specialty Society Governor|10/28/2011 - 10/25/2017

Oscar Joe Hines, MD FACS
Governor|10/10/2013 - 10/31/2016

Howard Scott Kaufman, MD FACS
Governor|10/28/2011 - 10/25/2017

Ninh T. Nguyen, MD FACS
Governor|10/05/2012 - 10/24/2018

Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD FACS
Governor|10/10/2013 - 10/31/2016

Shirin Towfigh, MD FACS
Governor|10/10/2013 - 10/31/2016

Karen Woo, MD FACS
Assoc Women Surgeons Rep|01/20/2014 - 01/31/2016

Joseph Christopher Carmichael, MD FACS
YFA Chapter Representative|01/01/2015 - 01/31/2017

Kenji Inaba, MD FACS
COT State Provincial Chair|07/25/2013 - 07/25/2019

Sharon S. Lum, MD FACS
CoC State Chair|01/01/2013 - 07/01/2019

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