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
Email: jdowden@prodigy.net


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

Meeting Information

Southern California Chapter Annual Meeting: January 10-12, 2020
Four Seasons Biltmore Resort Santa Barbara
1260 Channel Dr. Santa Barbara, CA, 93108


Contact: Tracey Dowden
Email: socalsurgeons@gmail.com
Phone: 310-379-8261

Chapter Leadership

J. Craig Collins, MD FACS
President


Kenji Inaba, MD FACS
President Elect


Farin Amersi, MD FACS
Vice President


Brian Randall Smith, MD FACS
Secretary/Treasurer


Farin Amersi, MD FACS
Governor


Ravin Ratnagopal Kumar, MB BS FACS
Governor


Sharon S. Lum, MD FACS
Governor


Melinda A. Maggard Gibbons, MD FACS
Governor


Yosef Yonatan Nasseri, MD FACS
Governor


Beverley A. Petrie, MD FACS
Governor


Brian Randall Smith, MD FACS
Governor


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


Daniel Shouhed, MD
YFA Chapter Representative


Tracey Dowden
Staff


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