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Theresa L. Chin, MD


Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

Emergency General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Trauma Systems, Surgical Critical Care

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  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care [Surgery]
  • English
Medical School
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia
University of ColoradoGeneral Surgery
University of Colorado DenverGeneral Surgery
Harborview Med. CenterBurn Surgical Critical Care
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Surgery, UC Irvine School of Medicine
  • Member — American Burn Association
  • Member — American College of Surgeons
More Information

Dr. Theresa L. Chin is a UCI Health general surgeon who specializes in emergency, burn, trauma and critical care services. Her clinical interests include minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery.

Chin earned her medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College in Richmond. After completing a residency in general surgery at University of Colorado in Denver, she completed a University of Washington School of Medicine fellowship in burn surgical critical care at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Chin’s research interests include investigating clinical and translational outcomes in burn, trauma and general surgery patients, as well as domestic and international health disparities. She currently sees patients at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange.

UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7890
Fax: 714-456-8995
UCI Health Surgery Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 3
Building 29
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8008
Fax: 855-209-8413