Ian Soriano, MD, FACS

Title(s)Associate Professor, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address513 Parnassus Avenue, MSB, #334H
San Francisco CA 94143
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    University of the Philippines, Manila, PhilippinesMD1997Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY2001Surgery, Internship
    Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA2006Surgery, Residency
    Cleveland Clinic, Weston, FL2007Minimally Invasive Surgery, Fellowship
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA2020Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety
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    American College of Surgeons2008Fellow
    Philippines Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons2012Honorary Fellow
    American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery2015Fellow
    University of the Philippines Alumni Association2019Distinguished Alumnus Award in Surgical Innovation
    Philippine College of Surgeons2021Honorary Fellow
    UCSF2022Haile T. Debas Excellence in Teaching Award

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    Dr. Ian S. Soriano, MD is Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Robotic Surgery, UCSF Department of Surgery. He is also Surgeon Champion, ACS-NSQIP at the UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights. His clinical specialties include general, gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery.

    Dr. Soriano completed a combined undergrad and medical school program at the University of the Philippines. He trained in general surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia followed by a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. Prior to joining UCSF, he was Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Surgeon Champion of ACS-NSQIP at Pennsylvania Hospital, as well as Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System.

    He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and was awarded Honorary Fellow of both the Philippine College of Surgeons and Philippine Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons. He is on the editorial board of SOARD and serves on numerous committees of SAGES, ASMBS & AHS.
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    1. Ergonomic Assessment of Septorhinoplasty Maneuvers During Simulated Pregnancy. OTO Open. 2024 Apr-Jun; 8(2):e126. Bhethanabotla RM, Ledgister K, Soriano IS, O'Sullivan P, Bigelow E, Knott PD, Park AM. PMID: 38577238; PMCID: PMC10988238.
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    2. Robotic repair of moderate-sized midline ventral hernias reduced complications, readmissions, and length of hospitalization compared to open techniques. J Robot Surg. 2024 Mar 30; 18(1):142. Carter J, Ahamed F, Juprasert J, Anderson M, Lin M, Lebares C, Soriano I. PMID: 38554231.
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    3. Artificial intelligence based real-time video ergonomic assessment and training improves resident ergonomics. Am J Surg. 2023 11; 226(5):741-746. Hamilton BC, Dairywala MI, Highet A, Nguyen TC, O'Sullivan P, Chern H, Soriano IS. PMID: 37500299.
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    4. Conversion to Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass: a successful means of mitigating reflux after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Surg Endosc. 2023 07; 37(7):5374-5379. Strauss AL, Triggs JR, Tewksbury CM, Soriano I, Wernsing DS, Dumon KR, Williams NN, Shao JM. PMID: 36997653.
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    5. Gastroparesis: an evidence-based review for the bariatric and foregut surgeon. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2023 05; 19(5):403-420. Bardaro SJ, Guerron AD, Romanelli J, Soriano I, King K, Gibbs KE, Petrick A, Lo Menzo E, Rosenthal R, Kennedy C, Gershuni V, Daly S, Leyva-Alvizo A, Tran M, Stalin V, Kothari S, Sudan R. PMID: 37080885.
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    6. Multi-society consensus conference and guideline on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Surg Endosc. 2023 02; 37(2):781-806. Slater BJ, Collings A, Dirks R, Gould JC, Qureshi AP, Juza R, Rodríguez-Luna MR, Wunker C, Kohn GP, Kothari S, Carslon E, Worrell S, Abou-Setta AM, Ansari MT, Athanasiadis DI, Daly S, Dimou F, Haskins IN, Hong J, Krishnan K, Lidor A, Litle V, Low D, Petrick A, Soriano IS, Thosani N, Tyberg A, Velanovich V, Vilallonga R, Marks JM. PMID: 36529851.
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    7. Promoting a Culture of Safety in Cholecystectomy (COSIC) over a decade at a Philippine public regional hospital after the SAGES International Proctoring Course in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course. Surg Endosc. 2023 01; 37(1):613-616. Yi W, Perez J, Rosen C, Akalal F, Hassan I, Soriano I. PMID: 35697851.
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    8. Delayed Sigmoid Colon Erosion by Artificial Urinary Sphincter Tubing. Urology. 2022 08; 166:e5-e6. Shieh C, Shaw NM, Decker H, Soriano I, Breyer BN. PMID: 35568080.
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    9. The Aerosolization of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): Phase I. J Surg Res. 2022 06; 274:108-115. Ayuso SA, Soriano IS, Augenstein VA, Shao JM. PMID: 35144041; PMCID: PMC8755426.
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    10. Robot-assisted ventral sacral Tarlov cystectomy; A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Jan; 90:106732. Albayar A, Shao JM, Soriano IS, Welch WC. PMID: 34998266; PMCID: PMC8741425.
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    11. Impact of Mentoring on Diversity and Inclusion in Surgery. Am Surg. 2021 Nov; 87(11):1739-1745. Sola R, Roberts S, Thomas TJ, Dickerson TA, Soriano IS, Cook TFA, Barksdale EM. PMID: 34645333.
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    12. Assessment and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease following bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 11; 17(11):1919-1925. King K, Sudan R, Bardaro S, Soriano I, Petrick AT, Daly SC, Lo Menzo E, Davis D, Leyva-Alvizo A, Gonzalez-Urquijo M, Eisenberg D, El Chaar M. PMID: 34620566.
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    13. Laparoscopy allows the harvest of the DIEP flap with shorter fascial incisions as compared to endoscopic harvest: A single surgeon retrospective cohort study. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2021 Jun; 74(6):1203-1212. Shakir S, Spencer AB, Piper M, Kozak GM, Soriano IS, Kanchwala SK. PMID: 33268043.
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    14. Minimally invasive robotic-assisted harvest of the deep inferior epigastric perforator flap for autologous breast reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2021 04; 74(4):890-930. Piper M, Ligh CA, Shakir S, Messa C, Soriano I, Kanchwala S. PMID: 33004296.
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    15. Laparoscopically Assisted DIEP Flap Harvest Minimizes Fascial Incision in Autologous Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 09; 146(3):265e-275e. Shakir S, Spencer AB, Kozak GM, Nathan SL, Soriano IS, Kanchwala SK. PMID: 32842099.
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    16. Systematic review of management of gallbladder disease in patients undergoing minimally invasive bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 Jan; 16(1):158-164. Leyva-Alvizo A, Arredondo-Saldaña G, Leal-Isla-Flores V, Romanelli J, Sudan R, Gibbs KE, Petrick A, Soriano IS, ASMBS Foregut Committee. PMID: 31839526.
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    17. Bariatric-related medical malpractice experience: survey results among ASMBS members. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 Jan-Feb; 10(1):121-4. Dallal RM, Pang J, Soriano I, Cottam D, Lord J, Cox S. PMID: 24054470.
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    18. Management of choledocholithiasis after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2008 Sep-Oct; 4(5):674-8. Tucker O, Soriano I, Szomstein S, Rosenthal R. PMID: 18539541.
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    19. Laparoscopy in transplantation. JSLS. 2006 Oct-Dec; 10(4):426-31. Krajewski E, Soriano IS, Ortiz J. PMID: 17575751; PMCID: PMC3015761.
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