Dr. Emily Finlayson is a colorectal surgeon with expertise in the treatment of colon and rectal cancer, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. She also is a specialist in minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Finlayson earned a medical degree at Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Mass. She trained in general surgery at UCSF and in colon and rectal surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. In her postdoctorate training, she earned a master of science degree at the Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth Medical School and completed a research fellowship with the VA Outcomes Group in White River Junction, Vt.. She was on faculty of the University of Michigan Department of Surgery and the Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation until she returned to UCSF in 2009. Her research addresses population-based surgical outcomes with a focus on functional outcomes in the frail elderly. She is an assistant professor of surgery at UCSF.
Center for Colorectal Surgery
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 885-3606
Fax: (415) 885-7678
Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Harvard School of Medicine 1997
UCSF Medical Center, Surgery 2002
UCSF Medical Center, Surgery 2004
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Surgery 2005
Mayo Clinic, Colon & Rectal Surgery 2007
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