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Lygia Stewart, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Chief of Surgery, San Francisco VA Medial Center
Associate Director, General Surgery Residency Program 

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  • American Board of Surgery, 1991; renewed 2000
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, 1993; renewed 2003
Most recent publications from a total of 31
  1. Anderson CE, Nicksa GA, Stewart L. Distractions during resident handoffs: incidence, sources, and influence on handoff quality and effectiveness. JAMA Surg. 2015 May 1; 150(5):396-401. View in PubMed
  2. Nicksa GA, Anderson C, Fidler R, Stewart L. Innovative approach using interprofessional simulation to educate surgical residents in technical and nontechnical skills in high-risk clinical scenarios. JAMA Surg. 2015 Mar 1; 150(3):201-7. View in PubMed
  3. Schafer AL, Weaver CM, Black DM, Wheeler AL, Chang H, Szefc GV, Stewart L, Rogers SJ, Carter JT, Posselt AM, Shoback DM, Sellmeyer DE. Intestinal Calcium Absorption Decreases Dramatically After Gastric Bypass Surgery Despite Optimization of Vitamin D Status. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Jan 31. View in PubMed
  4. Schafer AL, Li X, Schwartz AV, Tufts LS, Wheeler AL, Grunfeld C, Stewart L, Rogers SJ, Carter JT, Posselt AM, Black DM, Shoback DM. Changes in vertebral bone marrow fat and bone mass after gastric bypass surgery: A pilot study. Bone. 2015 May; 74:140-5. View in PubMed
  5. Win AZ, Ceresa C, Schafer AL, Mak P, Stewart L. Importance of nutrition visits after gastric bypass surgery for american veterans, san francisco, 2004-2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014; 11:E226. View in PubMed
  6. Stewart L. Iatrogenic biliary injuries: identification, classification, and management. Surg Clin North Am. 2014 Apr; 94(2):297-310. View in PubMed
  7. Stewart L, Griffiss JM, Jarvis GA, Way LW. The association between body mass index and severe biliary infections: a multivariate analysis. Am J Surg. 2012 Nov; 204(5):574-9. View in PubMed
  8. Alemi F, Kwon E, Chiu J, Aoki H, Stewart L, Corvera CU. Laparoscopic treatment of liver tumours using a two-needle probe bipolar radiofrequency ablation device. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Sep; 13(9):656-64. View in PubMed
  9. Watson RR, Binmoeller KF, Hamerski CM, Shergill AK, Shaw RE, Jaffee IM, Stewart L, Shah JN. Yield and performance characteristics of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for diagnosing upper GI tract stromal tumors. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Jun; 56(6):1757-62. View in PubMed
  10. Kobayashi SA, Jamshidi R, O'Sullivan P, Palmer B, Hirose S, Stewart L, Kim EH. Bringing the skills laboratory home: an affordable webcam-based personal trainer for developing laparoscopic skills. J Surg Educ. 2011 Mar-Apr; 68(2):105-9. View in PubMed
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