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Stanley J. Rogers, M.D.

Stanley J. Rogers, M.D.

Associate Professor & Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgery,
Division of General Surgery
Director, Bariatric Surgery Center & Liver Tumor Ablation Program,
UCSF Medical Center
Director, Videoendoscopic Surgery, Zuckerberg San Francisco General 

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX Distinguished Professor of Global Surgery
Ruth M. Dunn Endowed Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Contact Information

Academic Office
Campus Box 0790
San Francisco, CA  94143-0790
(415) 476-0762 Phone
(888) 726-0822 Fax
stan.rogers@ucsf.edu

Patient Clinics
(415) 353-2161 UCSF Medical Center
(415) 206-8673 SFGH
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  • 1983-87, University of Wyoming, B.A. in Zoology and Physiology
  • 1987-91, University of Utah School of Medicine, M.D.
  • 1992-96, University of California, San Francisco, Resident,  General Surgery
  • 1996-97, University of California, San Francisco / UCSF Mt. Zion Medical Center, Fellow  Laparoscopic Surgery, Surgical Sonography, GI Endoscopy
  • American Board of Surgery, 1997
  • Bariatric Surgery Center at UCSF Medical Center
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center
  • UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery Program
  • Liver Tumor Ablation Program
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Program
  • Gastric bypass surgery

Dr. Stanley Rogers is associate clinical professor of surgery, and chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Division of General Surgery at UCSF.  He received a BA in zoology and physiology from the University of Wyoming and an MD from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Rogers completed his surgical training at UCSF, including his general surgery residency, as well as fellowships in laparoscopic surgery, surgical sonography and GI endoscopy.  His research interests are in the areas of liver tumor ablation and GI and bariatric surgery in particular studying minimally invasive surgery .

Dr. Rogers is also director of the Bariatric Surgery Center at UCSF Medical Center, Director of Videoendoscopic Surgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center,  and a member of the clinical team at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Most recent publications from a total of 24
  1. Schafer AL, Kazakia GJ, Vittinghoff E, Stewart L, Rogers SJ, Kim TY, Carter JT, Posselt AM, Pasco C, Shoback DM, Black DM. Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery on Bone Mass and Microarchitecture Occur Early and Particularly Impact Postmenopausal Women. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Dec 27. View in PubMed
  2. Kim TY, Schwartz AV, Li X, Xu K, Black DM, Petrenko DM, Stewart L, Rogers SJ, Posselt AM, Carter JT, Shoback DM, Schafer AL. Bone Marrow Fat Changes After Gastric Bypass Surgery Are Associated With Loss of Bone Mass. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Aug 09. View in PubMed
  3. Woodard GA, Crockard JC, Clary-Macy C, Zoon-Besselink CT, Jones K, Korn WM, Ko AH, Gottschalk AR, Rogers SJ, Jablons DM. Hybrid minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy after neoadjuvant chemoradiation yields excellent long-term survival outcomes with minimal morbidity. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec; 114(7):838-847. View in PubMed
  4. Kaplan JA, Schecter SC, Rogers SJ, Lin MYC, Posselt AM, Carter JT. Expanded indications for bariatric surgery: should patients on chronic steroids be offered bariatric procedures? Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017 Jan; 13(1):35-40. View in PubMed
  5. Kaplan JA, Schecter S, Lin MY, Rogers SJ, Carter JT. Morbidity and Mortality Associated With Elective or Emergency Paraesophageal Hernia Repair. JAMA Surg. 2015 Nov; 150(11):1094-6. View in PubMed
  6. Schafer AL, Weaver CM, Black DM, Wheeler AL, Chang H, Szefc GV, Stewart L, Rogers SJ, Carter JT, Posselt AM, Shoback DM, Sellmeyer DE. Intestinal Calcium Absorption Decreases Dramatically After Gastric Bypass Surgery Despite Optimization of Vitamin D Status. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Aug; 30(8):1377-85. View in PubMed
  7. Carter J, Elliott S, Kaplan J, Lin M, Posselt A, Rogers S. Predictors of hospital stay following laparoscopic gastric bypass: analysis of 9,593 patients from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Mar-Apr; 11(2):288-94. View in PubMed
  8. Carter JT, Kaplan JA, Nguyen JN, Lin MY, Rogers SJ, Harris HW. A prospective, randomized controlled trial of single-incision laparoscopic vs conventional 3-port laparoscopic appendectomy for treatment of acute appendicitis. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 May; 218(5):950-9. View in PubMed
  9. Cello JP, Rogers SJ. Morbid obesity-the new pandemic: medical and surgical management, and implications for the practicing gastroenterologist. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2013 Jun 06; 4:e35. View in PubMed
  10. Lin MY, Tavakol MM, Sarin A, Amirkiai SM, Rogers SJ, Carter JT, Posselt AM. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is safe and efficacious for pretransplant candidates. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2013 Sep-Oct; 9(5):653-8. View in PubMed
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