Sarah Palilla is a physician assistant who cares for patients undergoing bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery to address obesity) or metabolic surgery (weight loss surgery to address type 2 diabetes). She provides care before, during and after these procedures. She also assists surgeons in the operating room and serves as a program coordinator for the UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center.
Palilla earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies at Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Palilla is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and California Academy of Physician Assistants.
Outside of work, Palilla enjoys cooking, exploring the outdoors and painting.
Wake Forest University, MS, Physician Assistant Studies, 2017