Dr. Theresa L. Chin is a board-certified UCI Health surgeon who specializes in emergency, burn, trauma and critical care surgery.

Theresa L. Chin, MD

Specialties

Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

emergency general surgery, trauma systems, surgical critical care

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Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care [Surgery]
Language
  • English
Gender
Female
Medical School
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia
Internship
University of ColoradoGeneral Surgery
Residency
University of Colorado DenverGeneral Surgery
Fellowship
Harborview Med. CenterBurn Surgical Critical Care
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Division of Trauma, Burns, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — American Burn Association
  • Member — American College of Surgeons
More Information

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

She earned her medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College in Richmond. After completing an internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Colorado in Denver, she completed fellowship training in burn and 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 sees patients at UCI Medical Center in Orange.

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