Weekly Work-In-Progress Session

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April 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ana Mezynski

Presented by:
Talha Rafeeqi, MBBS
General Surgery Resident
Valley Health System, Las Vegas, NV

Under the mentorship of Dr. Bruzoni
Associate Professor of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery)
Stanford University Medical Center

Title: “The Effect of Metabolic Surgery on Diabetes Remission in the Underserved Hispanic
Pediatric Population”

Dr. Rafeeqi was born and raised in the Bay Area and graduated from Palo Alto Senior High School.  He elected to study medicine in the country of his heritage, Pakistan, where he attained his medical degree from Dow University of Health Sciences.  Since then, he has journeyed from working with Dr. Brendan Visser in the HPB Surgery department, to New Jersey where he completed his intern year, and now Las Vegas where he is completing third year of his general surgery residency.  He will be starting this July as the Pediatric Surgery department’s Innovations in Pediatric Surgery research fellow, where he will work to organize and carry out research to further the management of pediatric surgical disease.

For Zoom dial-in instructions, please contact Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu.