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If you are a patient in need of an appointment, please call 714-456-6262.

Department of Surgery
333 City Blvd. West, Suite 1600
Orange, CA 92868   MAP
Phone: 714-456-6262 or 6383


Ninh Nguyen, MD
Department Chair

Radhika Palta, MHA
Chief Administrative Officer

Kimberly Kelley
Assistant to the Chair

Mai Minderhoud
Finance Manager

Senior Financial Analyst


Isabella Kuo, MD
Clerkship Director

Zeljka Jutric, MD
Clerkship Director

Lourdes Swentek, MD
4th Year Electives Director

Staci Reichenecker
Medical Student and Fellowship Coordinator

Brian Smith, MD
Residency Program Director

Maki Yamamoto, MD
Associate Program Director

Stephanie Horn
General Surgery Residency Coordinator

Christina Yapshing
Education Conference and Fellowship Coordinator

Tania Saba
Education Manager


Jeffry Nahmias, MD
Research Co-Chair

Maheswari Senthil, MD
Research Co-Chair