Michael E. Lekawa, MD


Trauma Surgery, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

Emergency and acute care surgery, Parathyroid disorders, Pediatric trauma, Trauma surgery

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  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care [Surgery]
  • English
Medical School
Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Cedars Sinai Medical CenterSurgery
Cedars Sinai Medical CenterSurgery
University of California, IrvineSurgery
Professional Positions
  • Chief — Division of Trauma Critical Care, Acute Care & Burn Surgery, Department of Surgery
  • Professor of Clinical Surgery — Department of Surgery
  • Director — Advanced Trauma Life Instructor Course
  • Director — Advanced Trauma Life Support Course
  • Director — Student Critical Care Teaching Program
  • Director — Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program
  • Director — Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Director — Trauma Services
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2012-2019
  • American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma, Verification Subcommittee, full 3 year verification of Level I Trauma Center, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2006
More Information

Membership in the Pacific Coast Surgical Association;  Fellow, American College of Surgeons; Fellow, Southen California Chapter, American College of Surgeons; American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma, ATLA State Faculty; Society of Critical Care Medicine; Orange County Surgical Society (Congress Chairman, 1998-99, Membership Director, 1999-00)

Academic Profile
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Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Cervical Spine Clearance
  • Cervical Spine Injuries
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Pressure Control Ventilation Strategies
  • Pulmonary Trauma, Management
  • Trauma (Most Topics)
  • Trauma in Pregnancy
  • Trauma Pre-hospital Care History
  • Trauma Systems
  • Trauma, Initial Management

UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8008