Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery and Vice Chair Surgical Quality, University of California, San Diego
Sonia Ramamoorthy is chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery and vice chair of surgical quality at University of California San Diego Health. She performs complex open and minimally invasive surgeries and was one of the first surgeons (the first in San Diego) to apply robotic approaches to colorectal surgery. Her research interests include colorectal cancer and surgical quality research. Ramamoorthy serves on the executive board of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. She founded the Women in Surgery Committee and remains active in surgical education. Certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Ramamoorthy has published numerous manuscripts.