Fernando Velayos, MD
Kaiser Permanente
San Francisco, CA

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Co-Medical Director
UCSF Center for Crohn’s and Colitis

Academic Office and Clinic:
Division of Gastroenterology
1701 Divisadrero Ste 120
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: 415-502-4444
Fax: 415-502-2249
Email: fernando.velayos@ucsf.edu

ACTIVE PROJECTS
-Chemoprevention for IBD-related colorectal cancer
-Molecular markers of dysplasia and progression in IBD
-Adherence to surveillance colonoscopy in IBD
-Natural history of dysplasia in IBD
-Surgical volume and outcomes in IBD
-Predictors of outcomes in IBD

TECHNIQUES IN USE
-Prospective/retrospective observational studies
-Administrative databases
-Quality of life measures
-Meta-analysis
-Decision-analysis
-Outcomes research

EDUCATION
-1988-1992 University of California, Los Angeles, B.S. Summa Cum Laude, Biology
-1992-1997 University of California, San Francisco M.D. MD with Thesis, Alpha Omega Alpha

TRAINING
-1997-1998 University of California, San Francisco Intern Medicine
-1998-2000 University of California, San Francisco Resident Medicine
-2000-2001 University of California, San Francisco Chief resident Medicine
-2001-2004 University of California, San Francisco Fellow Gastroenterology
-1/04-6/04 Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, Fellow Inflammatory Bowel Disease
-2004-2005 University of California, Berkeley MPH Epidemiology

CERTIFICATION
-1997 Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
-1998 Medical License, Medical Board of California
-1998 Drug Enforcement Administration Certificate
-2001 Diplomate in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
-2004 Medical License, Medical Board of Minnesota
-2005 Diplomate in Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
-2002-now American Gastroenterological Association
-2002-now American College of Gastroenterology
-2002-now American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
-2002-now Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
-2004-now Northern California Society of Clinical Gastroenterology

SERVICE TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
-2005-now National Patient Education Committee, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
-2006-now Clinical Trials Review Committee, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
-2007-now American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), Faculty, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Investing in the Future Mentorship Program
-2008-now Medical Advisory Committee, Northern California Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CMAC)
-2009 Northern California Society of Clinical Gastroenterology, President Elect
-2009-now Councilor and Nominating Committee, Intestinal Disorders Section, AGA

EDITORIAL BOARDS
-2006-Present Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Journal
-2007-Present Gastroenterology & Hepatology
-2009-Present Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center

The San Francisco Medical Center offers diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with disorders of the digestive system, liver and pancreas. The gastroenterologists are fully board certified and have the training and experience to care for a wide variety of problems. They work collaboratively with other members of the medical team, including specially trained registered nurses, nurse educators, and medical assistants.

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