Christina Maser, MD, MHA, FACS

Title(s)Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address155 N Fresno St
Fresno CA 93701
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    Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MichiganB.S.1995Biology
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MichiganMD1999Medicine
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MIResidency2005Surgery
    Yale University: School of Medicine, New Haven, CTFellowship2006Surgical Endocrinology
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CAMHA2019Healthcare Administration
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program2007Model Fresno Teaching Award
    UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program2019Certificate of Teaching Excellence

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    Christina Maser
    M.D., FACS
    Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF
    Medical Director, University Surgical Associates
    Specialty: Endocrine Surgery and General Surgery

    Christina Maser, M.D., FACS, is board certified in Surgery and fellowship trained in Surgical Endocrinology.

    She earned her medical degree at Michigan State University. Her residency in Surgery was completed at William Beaumont Hospital, and her fellowship in Surgical Endocrinology was completed at Yale University School of Medicine.

    Christina Maser, M.D., FACS, is an Associate Clinical Professor of University of California, San Francisco in the UCSF Fresno Department of Surgery.

    She has worked to bring minimally invasive techniques to the Central Valley with the help of Community Medical Centers. She performs small incision thyroidectomy, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and laparoscopic adrenal surgery.

    She continues to be passionate about education including medical students and residents of UCSF Fresno and UC Merced San Joaquin Valley PRIME. In addition, she provides CME lectures helping local and regional physicians stay abreast in latest developments in the field of endocrine surgery.

    In 2020, Dr. Maser began serving as the Medical Student Site Director for the UCSF Fresno Department of Surgery.

    In her free time, Christina Maser, M.D., FACS, enjoys outdoor activities, especially cycling, hiking, and spending time with

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    1. Use of Indocyanine Green and Fluorescence Angiography in Parathyroid Surgery: A Feasibility Study. Surg Innov. 2020 Dec; 27(6):587-593. Maser C, Kohlbrenner AH, Dirks R. PMID: 32892716.
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    2. Of duty hour violations and shift work: changing the educational paradigm. Am J Surg. 2016 Jun; 211(6):1164-8. Kohlbrenner A, Dirks R, Davis J, Wolfe M, Maser C. PMID: 26520873.
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    3. Indocyanine green fluorescence-guided redo parathyroidectomy. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Sep 02; 2015. Chakedis JM, Maser C, Brumund KT, Bouvet M. PMID: 26336189.
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    4. Predictors of mortality in trauma patients with intracranial hemorrhage on preinjury aspirin or clopidogrel. J Trauma. 2008 Oct; 65(4):785-8. Ivascu FA, Howells GA, Junn FS, Bair HA, Bendick PJ, Janczyk RJ. PMID: 18849791.
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    5. Filling a void: thyroid cancer surgery information on the internet. World J Surg. 2007 Jun; 31(6):1185-91; discussion 1192-3. Yeo H, Roman S, Air M, Maser C, Trapasso T, Kinder B, Sosa JA. PMID: 17446991.
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    6. Outdated and incomplete: a review of thyroid cancer on the World Wide Web. Thyroid. 2007 Mar; 17(3):259-65. Air M, Roman SA, Yeo H, Maser C, Trapasso T, Kinder B, Sosa JA. PMID: 17381360.
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    7. Thyroid isthmusectomy: a rarely used but simple, safe, and efficacious operation. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Mar; 204(3):512-4. Maser C, Donovan P, Udelsman R. PMID: 17324791.
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    8. Sonographically guided fine needle aspiration with rapid parathyroid hormone assay. Ann Surg Oncol. 2006 Dec; 13(12):1690-5. Maser C, Donovan P, Santos F, Donabedian R, Rinder C, Scoutt L, Udelsman R. PMID: 17009140.
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    9. Gastrointestinal manifestations of endocrine disease. World J Gastroenterol. 2006 May 28; 12(20):3174-9. Maser C, Toset A, Roman S. PMID: 16718836.
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    10. Diagnosis of total internal carotid occlusions with duplex ultrasound and ultrasound contrast. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2005 May-Jun; 39(3):237-43. Ohm C, Bendick PJ, Monash J, Bove PG, Brown OW, Long GW, Zelenock GB, Shanley CJ. PMID: 15920652.
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    11. Effects of antiplatelet agents on outcomes for elderly patients with traumatic intracranial hemorrhage. J Trauma. 2005 Mar; 58(3):518-22. Ohm C, Mina A, Howells G, Bair H, Bendick P. PMID: 15761345.
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    12. Use of an indwelling pleural catheter compared with thorascopic talc pleurodesis in the management of malignant pleural effusions. Am Surg. 2003 Mar; 69(3):198-202; discussion 202. Ohm C, Park D, Vogen M, Bendick P, Welsh R, Pursel S, Chmielewski G. PMID: 12678474.
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