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UCI Health trauma surgeon Dr. Jeffry T. Nahmias

Jeffry T. Nahmias, MD


Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

emergency general surgery, complex abdominal wall reconstruction

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  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery - General
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care [Surgery]
  • English
Medical School
Ross University School of MedicineMD
University of MassachusettsGeneral Surgery
University of MassachusettsGeneral Surgery
University of California at IrvineSurgical Critical Care (Surgery)
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Trauma, Burns, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
  • Medical Director — UCI Health Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Chair — Multicenter Trials Research Committee, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Board — 2022-2023
More Information

Dr. Jeffry T. Nahmias is a board-certified UCI Health trauma and critical care surgeon whose clinical interests include emergency surgery and complex abdominal wall reconstruction. He serves as medical director of the surgical intensive care unit (SICU) at UCI Medical Center.

Nahmias earned his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. After a residency in general surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, he completed a fellowship in surgical critical care at UCI School of Medicine. He also holds a master’s degree in health professions education from the University of Michigan.

Nahmias actively participates in local and national research studies on trauma prevention and care for the critically ill or injured. He currently serves as chair of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma's multicenter trials research committee.

He also teaches community “Stop the Bleed” classes to educate the public on how to control bleeding wounds in the event of a traumatic accident, mass casualty, active-shooter incident or other emergency situations.

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Nahmias sees patients at UCI Medical Center in Orange.

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