Carlos Corvera, MD, FACS

Gastrointestinal cancer surgeon

Dr. Carlos Corvera is chief of the Liver, Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery Program at UCSF Medical Center and a cancer surgeon at the UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder and pancreas. He specializes in complex, conventional surgical procedures, and has developed innovations in minimally invasive, or laparoscopic, surgical techniques for the liver and pancreas.

Corvera graduated from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a general surgery residency at UCSF and a clinical fellowship in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where he completed a fellowship in hepatobiliary surgery. In his research, he focuses on the mechanisms of biliary tract fibrosis and inflammation. He is a professor of surgery at UCSF.

Clinics

Gastrointestinal Surgery at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0388
Phone: (415) 353-2161
Fax: (415) 353-2505

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 502-5577
Fax: (415) 502-2236

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Pancreas Center
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Patient Information and Appointments: (415) 353-9888
Administrative Inquiries: (415) 476-3270
Fax: (415) 353-9931

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. — 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Academic Title

Professor

More about Carlos Corvera

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine 1993

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, General Surgery 2001

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology 2002
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Hepatobiliary Surgery 2003

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Lee JY, Huo EJ, Weinstein S, Santos C, Monto A, Corvera CU, Yee J, Hope TA. Evaluation of an abbreviated screening MRI protocol for patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Oct 10.
  2. Hope TA, Aslam R, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Yee J. Change in Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions Using Gadoxetate Disodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compared With Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 May/Jun; 41(3):376-381.
  3. Ikram NS, Yee J, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Hope TA. Multiple arterial phase MRI of arterial hypervascular hepatic lesions: improved arterial phase capture and lesion enhancement. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar; 42(3):870-876.

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