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About Stephen Bickler, MD
Dr. Bickler is a pediatric surgeon whose dedication to children has taken him to distant places.
He is professor of surgery and pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where his research interests include surgical epidemiology in low-to-middle-income countries, pediatric malnutrition and resources for global surgery.
He spent many years working as a pediatric surgeon in developing nations. He has traveled to India, Pakistan and Guyana as part of a team of plastic surgeons providing free reconstructive surgery to children.
Dr. Bickler received the 2020 American Pediatric Surgical Association Humanitarian Award for providing surgical care to underserved children. He also received the Dennis Burkitt Fellowship to the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in London.
He is widely published and has done presentations in the United States and Africa, Australia, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.
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- UC Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
Date Joined Staff
- General Surgery
- Pediatric Surgery
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