Ronald Mark Gemberling, MD, FACS

Ronald Mark Gemberling, MD, FACS

Specialty: Plastic, Reconstructive & Burns Surgeon

Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose

San Jose, United States of America



I am a newly retired board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon after 35 years of clinical practice here in Northern California. I am certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, The American Board of Surgery and have earned a Certificate of Additional Qualification in Hand Surgery from The American Board of Plastic Surgery. I have a strong interest, dedication and experience in medical education, being on the plastic surgery clinical faculty, as an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Stanford for over 20 years and an Adjunct Professor at San Jose State University for 11 years where I taught a popular course on Clinical Correlation for the Department of Biological Sciences. I have also taught practical basic surgical skills to second year medical students and as a faculty member for the yearly Stanford Humanitarian Surgery Course. I have extensive clinical and teaching experience. I have the ability to provide practical "real world" perspective, context and relevance as well as being an interactive resource for students and residents here at Stanford and at San Jose State University. I serve as a Mock Orals examiner for the annual Stanford Board Review Course. I have served on the Stanford Plastic Surgery residency interview and selection committee. I have lectured for many years at several medical institutions and societies, industry and the general community on skin cancer for the American Cancer Society. My expertise includes over 3 decades of high quality patient care and successfully growing and running the business side of private practice with 2 offices, staff and an accredited surgery center.  I have volunteered and served as Medical Mission Director for over 30 pro bono medical missions throughout the third world, with Interplast, Rotaplast International, Faces of Hope and Resurge International here at Stanford.  I have treated hundreds of children born with congenital anomalies. I am also a teaching member of SEMPER (Stanford Emergency Medicine Program for Emergency Response), Stanford’s humanitarian relief team. In the private sector, I have also served as Chief Medical Officer for IRIS Biotechnology, a personalized medicine IPO.

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