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.

Membership in the American College of Surgeons does not include automatic enrollment in the local chapter. Please complete the Southern California Chapter membership application online or contact the chapter administrator/executive director listed below to join your chapter today! For more information about the chapter visit the California Chapter website.

Chapter Contact

C. James Dowden
Executive Director

Phone: (310) 379-8261

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

Chapter Leadership

Kenji Inaba, MD FACS

Farin Amersi, MD FACS
President Elect

Craig Joseph Collins, MD FACS
Past President

Sharon S. Lum, MD FACS

Farin Amersi, MD FACS

Ravin Ratnagopal Kumar, MB BS FACS

Sharon S. Lum, MD FACS

Melinda A. Maggard Gibbons, MD FACS

Yosef Yonatan Nasseri, MD FACS

Beverley A. Petrie, MD FACS

Brian Randall Smith, MD FACS

Armando E. Giuliano, MD FACS
Specialty Society Governor

Robert Alan Goldberg, MD FACS
Specialty Society Governor

Richard J. Shemin, MD FACS
Specialty Society Governor

Maie A. St. John, MD PhD FACS
Specialty Society Governor

Howard Scott Kaufman, MD FACS
CoC State Chair

Areti Tillou, MD FACS
COT State Chair

Howard Chung-Hao Jen, MD FACS
YFA Chapter Representative

Tracey Dowden

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