Carlos Corvera

MD FACS

Gastrointestinal cancer surgeon
Amateur landscape photographer

Dr. Carlos Corvera is chief of the Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery Program at UCSF Medical Center and a cancer surgeon at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. His expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of malignant as well as benign diseases of the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder and pancreas. He specializes in complex conventional surgical procedures yet has also developed innovations in laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgical techniques for the liver and pancreas.

In his research, Corvera focuses on the mechanisms that underlie inflammation, thickening and scarring in the biliary tract.

Corvera graduated from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at UCSF. At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, he completed a clinical fellowship in surgical oncology as well as a fellowship in hepatobiliary surgery.

  • 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

  • Board Certifications

    Surgery, American Board of Surgery

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Spanish

Surgery demands aggressive perfection and innovation. Patients deserve an experienced and compassionate surgeon.

Clinics I work with

Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Center for Neuroendocrine Tumors

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

Pancreas Center

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
152 Reviews
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
152 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
151 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
150 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
152 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
152 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
152 Reviews

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