Lea K. Matsuoka

Assistant Professor of Surgery
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Areas of treatment:

Hepatobiliary Surgery
Pancreatic Surgery
Transplant Surgery

Specialty:

  • General Surgery

Department:

  • Department of Surgery

Language:

  • English

Lea K. Matsuoka, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Practicing locations:

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • LAC+USC Medical Center
  • USC Healthcare Center 1
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Matsuoka specializes in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation. Additionally, she is trained in the surgical management of benign and malignant diseases of the pancreas, liver and gallbladder. This includes the treatment of liver cancer and pancreatic cancer, as well as the management of severe pancreatitis and stone disease. She is an active member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2002

Internships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, General Surgery, 2002-2003

Residencies:

LAC+USC Medical Center, General Surgery, 2003-2010

Fellowships:

USC Department of Surgery, Liver Disease, 2008

Certifications:

Board Certified, Surgery

Professional society memberships:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons
American College of Surgeons