Stanley Rogers


Bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgery

About me

Dr. Stanley Rogers is chief of minimally invasive surgery at UCSF. He directs the Bariatric Surgery Center as well as the program for liver tumor ablation. His interests and expertise are in laparoscopic surgery, bariatric surgery for obesity, radiofrequency thermal ablation for liver tumors, and foregut surgery (surgery of the upper gastrointestinal tract) to treat benign and malignant disorders of the esophagus, stomach, bile ducts and gallbladder. Other areas of expertise include hernia surgery and surgical endoscopy.

Rogers cares for patients at the UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion. He also supervises residents and fellows, and conducts research. In addition, he is a staff and trauma surgeon at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, where he is co-director of videoendoscopic surgery.

Rogers earned his medical degree at the University of Utah. He completed a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at UCSF before joining the faculty in 1999.

Rogers is a member of several professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and American Gastroenterological Association.

  • Education

    University of Utah, 1992

  • Residencies

    UCSF, General Surgery, 1996

  • Fellowship

    UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, Laproscopic Surgery, 1997

  • Board Certifications

    Surgery, American Board of Surgery

  • Academic Title


Bariatric Surgery Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Gastrointestinal Surgery at Parnassus

400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Decorative Caduceus

Endoscopic Surgery for Bariatric Revision After Weight Loss Failure

Morbid obesity and its associated metabolic diseases are on the rise in the United States. Currently, the best treatment for obesity is bariatric surgery where both roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy off...


Decorative Caduceus

Esophageal Manometry During Recovery From Anesthesia: Pilot Study

1. An intact pharyngoesophageal reflex is essential to protect the upper airway from aspiration of either mouth contents or regurgitated gastric refluxate. This reflex is essential at protecting the airway ...