Christian De Virgilio, MD, Vascular Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

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Vascular Surgery Los Angeles, CA

Chair, Department of Surgery Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Professor of Surgery UCLA School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationFellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1992 - 1993
  • Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
    Harbor - UCLA Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1992
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAClass of 1986
  • LMUB.S., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1978 - 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1992 - 1994
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1988 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Vascular Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctors 2013
  • Teacher of the Year, Vascular Surgery Faculty Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 2012
  • Distinguished Alumni Award Loyola Marymount University, 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Can it Wait until Morning? A Comparison of Nighttime versus Daytime Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis  
    Wu JX, Nguyen AT, de Virgilio C, Plurad DS, Kaji AH, Nguyen V, Gifford E, de Virgilio M, Ayabe R, Saltzman D, Kim D, Am J Surg, 1/1/2014
  • Fournier’s Gangrene: A Model for Early Prediction  
    Palvolgyi R, Kaji AH, Valeriano J, Plurad D, Rajfer J, de Virgilio C, Am Surg, 1/1/2014
  • Factors Associated with General Surgery Residents’ Desire to Leave Residency Programs: A Multi-Institutional Study  
    Gifford E, Galante J, Kaji AH, Nguyen V, Nelson MT, Sidwell RA, Hartranft T, Jarman B, Melcher M, Reeves M, Reid C, Jacobsen GR, Thompson J, Are C, Smith B, Arnell T, ..., JAMA Surg, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • PTFE Graft Wall Obstruction of Gray-Scale Doppler Ultrasound Penetration.
    Renslo R, Collins J, de Virgilio C, Sinow R, J Ultrasound Med, 1/1/1997
  • A Prospective Trial Assessing the Timing and Cost of ERCP in Gallstone Pancreatitis.
    Chang L, de Virgilio C, Lo S, Stabile B, Am J Gastro, 1/1/1995
  • Role of Imaging Technologies in Endovascular Prosthesis Deployment.
    White R, Donayre C, Scoccianti M, Kopchok G, de Virgilio C, Proceedings of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, Cardiovascular Science and Technology Conference, 1/9/1994
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  • ABSITE: Opportunities for Educational Research Collaboration 
  • Arguments Against Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery and Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery 
  • Factors Associated with General Surgery Residents’ Desire to Leave Residency Programs: A Multi-Institutional Study. 
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, Swedish

Hospital Affiliations