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Jesus Ulloa, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.

Jesus Ulloa, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.

Chief Resident (PGY-5)
General Surgery

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  • University of California, Los Angeles, Fielding School of Public Health, Master of Science, Health Policy and Management, 2015
  • University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, PRIME-LC, MD dual degree program, 2011
  • University of California, Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business, Full Time MBA program, 2011
  • University of California, Davis, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry; Minor, Mathematics, 2005
  • Yuba College - Marysville, CA, Associates of Science, Mathematics, 2003
  • Health services research
  • Patient access to surgical services
  • Disparities in surgical outcomes
  • Healthservices research
  • Patient access to surgical services
  • Surgical outcomes

Jesus Ulloa is originally from Yuba City, a small agricultural town in Northern California. He completed undergraduate coursework at Yuba Community College and the University of California, Davis. He then completed a dual degree MD/MBA program at the University of California Irvine as part of the Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community. His is currently at UCLA in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program pursuing graduate coursework in research methodology that focuses on healthcare access, delivery and outcomes. My faculty mentors have been  Melinda Maggard-Gibbons, M.D., M.S.H.S  and Gerardo Moreno, M.D., M.S.H.S. at UCLA.

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  1. Ulloa JG, Russell MD, Chen AH, Tuot DS. A cohort study of a general surgery electronic consultation system: safety implications and impact on surgical yield. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jun 23; 17(1):433. View in PubMed
  2. Ulloa JG, Woo K, Tseng CH, Maggard-Gibbons M, Rigberg D. Access to Posthospitalization Acute Care Facilities is Associated with Payer Status for Open Abdominal Aortic Repair and Open Lower Extremity Revascularization in the Vascular Quality Initiative. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Jul; 42:1-10. View in PubMed
  3. Woo K, Ulloa J, Allon M, Carsten CG, Chemla ES, Henry ML, Huber TS, Lawson JH, Lok CE, Peden EK, Scher L, Sidawy A, Maggard-Gibbons M, Cull D. Establishing patient-specific criteria for selecting the optimal upper extremity vascular access procedure. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Apr; 65(4):1089-1103.e1. View in PubMed
  4. Ulloa JG, Talamantes E, Moreno G. Microaggressions During Medical Training. JAMA. 2016 09 13; 316(10):1113-4. View in PubMed
  5. Goodfellow A, Ulloa JG, Dowling PT, Talamantes E, Chheda S, Bone C, Moreno G. Predictors of Primary Care Physician Practice Location in Underserved Urban or Rural Areas in the United States: A Systematic Literature Review. Acad Med. 2016 Sep; 91(9):1313-21. View in PubMed
  6. Sacks GD, Ulloa JG, Shew SB. Is there a relationship between hospital volume and patient outcomes in gastroschisis repair? J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Oct; 51(10):1650-4. View in PubMed
  7. Ulloa JG, Hemmelgarn M, Viveros L, Odele P, Feldman NR, Ganz PA, Maggard-Gibbons M. Improving breast cancer survivors' knowledge using a patient-centered intervention. Surgery. 2015 Sep; 158(3):669-75. View in PubMed
  8. Bettini A, Ulloa JG, Harris H. Appendicitis within Morgagni Hernia and simultaneous Paraesophageal Hernia. BMC Surg. 2015 Feb 02; 15:15. View in PubMed
  9. Luu HY, Ulloa JG, Roll GR, Freise CE. Emesis following laparoscopic left donor nephrectomy. Am J Transplant. 2014 Jul; 14(7):1701; quiz 1700, 1702. View in PubMed
  10. Ulloa JG, Parekh J, Hope C, Roll GR. Case report of intestinal tuberculosis 6 years after simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant. Transplant Proc. 2014 Sep; 46(7):2450-2. View in PubMed
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  1. "Improving breast cancer survivor's knowledge using a patient-centered intervention," quick shot, UCSF Department of Surgery, 28th Annual Resident Research Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 3/11/15.
  2. "Optimizing breast cancer survivorship using a patient-centered intervention," plenary, Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, NV. 2/4/15.
  3. "Donde no hay doctor." 14th Annual UC Irvine School of Medicine Student/Faculty Retreat, Palm Springs, CA 10/2007.