Daniel R. Margulies, MD, FACS

Section Chief, Trauma and Acute Care Services

Associate Director, Division of General Surgery

Daniel R. Margulies, MD, FACS, is the Section Chief for Trauma and Acute Care Services and Associate Director of the Division of General Surgery. He is board certified in both general surgery and surgical critical care.

Dr. Margulies is active with many surgical professional organizations both regionally and nationally. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Southern California Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons; serving his second 4-year term as Commissioner on the Los Angeles County Emergency Services Commission; serves as recorder for the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons; is on the program committee of the Southwestern Surgical Congress; is on the membership committee of the Western Surgical Association; and is a member of the Pacific Coast Surgical Society, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the American College of Surgeons, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

In addition to his clinical and teaching interests as faculty in Cedars-Sinai's general surgery residency program, Dr. Margulies has a wide interest in surgical research in trauma and surgical critical care. He has published widely in peer-reviewed publications including the Journal of Trauma Injury Infection & Critical Care, Archives of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Injury, and American Journal of Surgery, and has co-authored many book chapters.

Dr. Margulies earned his bachelor's degree from Stanford University in mechanical engineering and his medical degree from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery internship and residency at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine in Honolulu and a clinical fellowship in surgical critical care at Cedars-Sinai.

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