Board certified by the American Board of Surgery in pediatric surgery, Dr. Douglas Tamura joined Children’s Hospital as a pediatric surgeon in August 2003. He is a member of the American Pediatric Surgery Association, the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group and Society of Critical Care Medicine. His areas of interest include minimally invasive surgery, neonatal surgery and pediatric trauma.
Dr. Tamura spent two years as a trauma research fellow focused mainly on the inflammatory response mechanisms from traumatic injury. He has published in several journals including “The Journal of Trauma: Injury Infection and Critical Care,” “Shock” and ”Surgery.”
Dr. Tamura earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, La. He completed his residency in general surgery and research fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colo. Dr. Tamura completed a fellowship in surgical critical care/trauma at the University of California, Davis Medical Center and a pediatric surgery fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine.
Dr. Tamura is a California native and enjoys biking, golfing and spending time with his family.
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