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Yeranuí Ledesma, M.D.

Yeranuí Ledesma, M.D.

Resident (PGY-4)
General Surgery 

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  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.S., Biology, 2006
  • University of California, San Francisco, M.D., 2013
  • General Surgery Internship: University of California, San Francisco, 2013-2014
  • General Surgery Residency: University of California, San Francisco, 2014-Present
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Global Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Surgical Disparities

Dr. Ledesma is a general surgery resident at the University of California, San Francisco and is interested in acute care surgery and colorectal surgery. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in biology. She received an M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. She also has an interest in global surgery and has worked with the Center for Global Surgical Studies to develop and implement a sustainable surgical registry in Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, a district hospital in Eastern Uganda. The registry will help determine what factors within the system can be adjusted to improve surgical access, outcomes, morbidty and mortality, define the burden of surgical disease and also examine the barriers and facilitators to surgical care.

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  1. Ledesma Y, Parekh J, Maw TT, Webber A. An unusual case of ischemic nephropathy. Am J Transplant. 2015 Mar; 15(3):843-4;quiz 845. View in PubMed
  2. André VM, Cepeda C, Venegas A, Gomez Y, Levine MS. Altered cortical glutamate receptor function in the R6/2 model of Huntington's disease. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Apr; 95(4):2108-19. View in PubMed
  3. P.R. Joshi Y. Gomez M.S. Levine. Altered striatal AMPA receptor function in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. View in PubMed
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  1. An unusual case of ischemic nephropathy. Y Ledesma, J Parekh, T Maw, A Webber. Am J of Trans. 2015. 15:843-845.
  2. Altered cortical glutamate receptor function in the R6/2 model of Huntington's disease. M.S. Levine et al. J. Neurophysiol. 2006. 95:2108-2119.
  3. Altered striatal AMPA receptor function in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington's disease. P.R. Joshi, Y Gomez and M.S. Levine 472.4 No. 626.2 Oct 14-28, 2006. 36th Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting

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