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Jordan Lilienstein, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor, UCSF

Acute Care Surgery

Jordan Lilienstein, MD, is board certified in acute care surgery, surgical critical care, and general surgery.

He earned his medical degree from University of California, Davis School of Medicine and graduated from the General Surgery Residency Program at UCSF Fresno. His fellowship in acute care surgery was completed at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Dr. Lilienstein is currently faculty at UCSF Fresno and he previously held the position of Assistant Instructor of Surgery while an acute care surgery fellow at Wake Forest School of Medicine. He currently cares for critically ill trauma and emergency general surgery patients in the operating room, wards, and intensive care unit. He also teaches medical students, residents, and fellows. He has been invited to present both regionally and nationally on his research in trauma and critical care.

His professional interests include trauma surgery, emergency general surgery, critical care, general surgery, medical education, ultrasound, outcomes based research, and care for under-served populations.

Dr. Lilienstein is a Member of the American College of Surgeons. He is also an Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor.

His hobbies include soccer, fencing, hiking, traveling, and reading.


  • Recognition of Medical Student Teaching, UCSF Fresno, June 2016
  • Recognition of Medical Student Teaching, UCSF Fresno, June 2014

Education and Training

  • Acute Care Surgery Fellowship – Wake Forest University School of Medicine – Winston-Salem, NC
  • General Surgery Residency – UCSF Fresno – Fresno, CA
  • Doctor of Medicine – University of California, Davis – Davis, CA
  • Biochemistry Bachelor of Science, Political Science Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry Minor – University of Washington – Seattle, WA

Licensure & Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery – General Certification
  • American Board of Surgery – Surgical Critical Care Certification
  • American Board of Surgery – Acute Care Surgery Certification
  • California State Medical License

Research & Publications

  • Lilienstein JT, Davis JW, Bilello JF, Dirks RC “Risk factors associated with post-extubation stridor in the trauma intensive care unit.” American Journal of Surgery 2016 Sept; 212(3), 379-383.
  • Lilienstein JT, Miller PR, Hoth JJ “Inotropic and Vasopressor Agents” The SCORE Portal. http://www.surgicalcore.org. Accessed Mar 20, 2018.

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