Emily Finlayson, MD, MS

Colorectal surgeon

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.

Clinics

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.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Colon & Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Academic Title

Professor

More about Emily Finlayson

Education

Harvard School of Medicine 1997

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Surgery 2002
UCSF Medical Center, Surgery 2004
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Surgery 2005

Fellowships

Mayo Clinic, Colon & Rectal Surgery 2007

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Seib CD, Chomsky-Higgins K, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Suh I, Duh QY, Finlayson E. Patient Frailty Should Be Used to Individualize Treatment Decisions in Primary Hyperparathyroidism. World J Surg. 2018 Apr 25.
  2. Suskind AM, Zhao S, Walter LC, Boscardin WJ, Finlayson E. Mortality and Functional Outcomes After Minor Urological Surgery in Nursing Home Residents: A National Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Mar 23.
  3. Berian JR, Baker TL, Rosenthal RA, Coleman J, Finlayson E, Katlic MR, Lagoo-Deenadayalan SA, Tang VL, Robinson TN, Ko CY, Russell MM. Application of the RAND-UCLA Appropriateness Methodology to a Large Multidisciplinary Stakeholder Group Evaluating the Validity and Feasibility of Patient-Centered Standards in Geriatric Surgery. Health Serv Res. 2018 Mar 22.

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