Adnan Alseidi, M.D., Ed.M

Adnan Alseidi, M.D., Ed.M

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair for Education,
Department of Surgery

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Academic Office
513 Parnassus Ave, S320
San Francisco, CA 94143

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1996 B.S. University of California,Santa Barbara: Biochemistry-Molecular Biology

1996 B.S. University of California, Santa Barbara: Pharmacology

2000 M.D. The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine

2009 Ed.M University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Dept. of Human Resources Education)& Southern Illinois University (Dept. of Surgical Education)

  • 2005 Residency, General Surgery: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • 2011 Clinical Fellowship, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary & Advanced GI Surgery, Washington University at Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • Adrenal cancer
  • Adrenal masses
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Bile Duct Strictures
  • Bridging Therapies to Downstage HCC in Setting of Liver Transplantation
  • Choledochal Cysts
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma)
  • Liver Cysts
  • Liver Metastases
  • Minimally invasive and open hepatobiliary surgery
  • Minimally invasive and open pancreas surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Liver & Pancreas Surgery
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine (Islet Cell) Tumors
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid goiters
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Complex minimally invasive surgery (MIS) training
  • Global assessment of psychomotor skills
  • Linkages between surgical education and patient outcomes
  • Surgical performance improvement

Adnan Alseidi, MD, EdM, is Professor of Clinical Surgery and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Surgery at UCSF. Dr. Alseidi has extensive experience with minimally invasive and open hepatobiliary, pancreatic and endocrine surgeries. Additionally, he is interested in expanding surgical therapies for patients with locally advanced pancreas cancer, splenic preservation techniques, and immunology studies.

A graduate of UC, Santa Barbara, and Pennsylvania State University Medical School,Dr. Alseidi completed his general surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Following graduation from residency, he served as a surgeon in the US Navy and as a Co-director of the Surgery Department at the US Naval Hospital in Okinawa, Japan. Dr. Alseidi completed an HPB and advanced GI fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, MO and earned a master's degree in surgical education at Southern Illinois University/University of Illinois-UC.

From 2011– March 2020, Dr. Alseidi was an attending HPB and endocrine surgeon at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA where he held the roles of Director of the HPB Clinical Fellowship, Surgical Simulation Training, and Associate Program Director of the general surgery residency.

Nationally, Dr. Alseidi holds multiple leadership positions, including serving as the Vice President of the Association of Surgical Education, 2nd Vice President for the Fellowship Council and is a member of multiple education and leadership committees within SAGES, AHPBA, and ACS.

  Confired By    
  • Kenneth Forde Excellence in Humanistic Clinical Care Award
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • 2021 - 2022
  • Academy of Master Surgeon Educators
  • American College of Surgeons
  • 2019
  • The Joel Wilson Baker Award, Teacher of the Year Award
  • Virginia Mason Hospital and Seattle Medical Center
  • 2015
  • AHPBA North and South American Annual Traveling Fellowship
  • Host Institution: National Institute of Medical Science & Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City
  • 2014
  • AHPBA North and South American Annual Traveling Fellowship
  • Host Inst: National Institute of Medical Science & Nutrition Salvador Zubiran, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 2014
  • Award of Appreciation, 3rd highest fundraiser for PurpleStride-pancreas cancer awareness
  • Pancreas Cancer Network
  • 2014
  • Gregorio A. Sicard Fellow Teaching Award
  • Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2011
  • Commendation Medal & Award (2nd medal)
  • Navy Marine Corps
  • 2010
  • Commendation Medal & Award (1st medal)
  • Navy Marine Corps
  • 2008
  • Medical Officer of the Year
  • U.S. Naval Command, Japan
  • 2008
  • Best Teacher Award
  • U.S. Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan
  • 2008
  • Best Teacher Award
  • U.S. Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan
  • 2007
  • Best Surgical Resident Teacher Award
  • York Hospital, York, PA
  • 2005
  • Best Surgical Resident Teacher Award
  • York Hospital, York, PA
  • 2004
  • Best Surgical Resident Teacher Award
  • York Hospital, York, PA
  • 2003
  • Most Valuable Teaching Assistant
  • PA State University–Hershey Medical Center
  • 1999
  • Commonwealth Research Scholarship
  • PA State University–Hershey Medical Center
  • 1997
  • Dr. Alseidi's research interests include global assessment of psychomotor skills, linkages between surgical education and patient outcomes, complex MIS training, and surgical performance improvement.

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    1. Jeyarajah DR, Abouljoud M, Alseidi A, Berman R, D'Angelica M, Hagopian E, Pawlik TM. Training Paradigms in Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery: an Overview of the Different Fellowship Pathways. J Gastrointest Surg. 2021 May 04. View in PubMed
    2. Frohne N, Sarap M, Alseidi A, Buckingham L, Parikh PP. Why Interested Surgeons Are Not Choosing Rural Surgery: What Can We Do Now? J Surg Res. 2021 Mar 15; 263:258-264. View in PubMed
    3. Weiser L, Nnamani Silva ON, Thompson A, Hernandez S, Kelly YM, Kim EH, Campbell AR, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Alseidi A, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Paying it forward: A pilot program for near-peer support for medical students during the surgery clerkship. Am J Surg. 2021 Mar 10. View in PubMed
    4. Nnamani Silva ON, Hernandez S, Kim AS, Campbell AR, Kim EH, Alseidi A, Wick EC, Sosa JA, Gosnell J, Lin MYC, Roman SA. Where Do We Go From Here? Assessing Medical Students' Surgery Clerkship Preparedness During COVID-19. J Surg Educ. 2021 Jan 16. View in PubMed
    5. Balduzzi A, van Hilst J, Korrel M, Lof S, Al-Sarireh B, Alseidi A, Berrevoet F, Björnsson B, van den Boezem P, Boggi U, Busch OR, Butturini G, Casadei R, van Dam R, Dokmak S, Edwin B, Sahakyan MA, Ercolani G, Fabre JM, Falconi M, Forgione A, Gayet B, Gomez D, Koerkamp BG, Hackert T, Keck T, Khatkov I, Krautz C, Marudanayagam R, Menon K, Pietrabissa A, Poves I, Cunha AS, Salvia R, Sánchez-Cabús S, Soonawalla Z, Hilal MA, Besselink MG. Laparoscopic versus open extended radical left pancreatectomy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: an international propensity-score matched study. Surg Endosc. 2021 Jan 04. View in PubMed
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