SAN FRANCISCO SURGICAL MEDICAL GROUP
3838 California Street, Suite 616, San Francisco, CA 94118
2100 Webster Street, Suite 520, San Francisco, CA 94115
1580 Valencia Street, Suite 607, San Francisco, CA 94115
Pictured (from left, front row):
Michelle Li, M.D., FACS*,
Jeffrey Sternberg, M.D., FACS, FASCRS*,
Vanessa Talbott, M.D., Yanek Chiu, M.D., FACS, FASCRS*
T. Philip Chung, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, Michael Abel, M.D.,
FACS, FASCRS*, Laurence Yee, M.D., FACS, FASCRS*
Peter Volpe M.D., FACS, FASCRS,
Thomas Russell, M.D., FACS, FASCRS
Recognized on the  Top Doctors 2015 list.
SAN FRANCISCO SURGICAL MEDICAL GROUP (SFSMG) is San
Francisco’s premier surgical group specializing in colorectal, general and
laparoscopic surgery. Our primary focus is on diseases of the abdomen.
We provide comprehensive care ranging from the management of complex
abdominal and gastrointestinal conditions to colorectal cancer screening.
The scope of our practice includes treatment of abdominal cancers,
inflammatory bowel disease, gallbladder disorders, gastroesophageal
reflux, hernias, endocrine disease and anorectal problems. Our surgeons
are pioneers in laparoscopic abdominal surgery and in the use of new
techniques for treating hemorrhoids, anorectal fistulas and pilonidal
Our practice was established in 1939, and we take pride in our history of
surgical excellence and leadership. We strive to maintain those standards
set by our founders and past associates. We are proud of our heritage, our
specialty training and our dedication to patient care. Members of our staff
speak Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog and Spanish.