Dr. Christian De Virgilio MD Surgeon

Dr. Christian De Virgilio is a surgeon in Torrance, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including LAC-Harbor-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. De Virgilio accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 23 doctors at LAC-Harbor-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center and one of 119 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Swedish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Vascular

Clinical Interests: Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection, External Iliac Artery Endofibrosis, Pancreatitis, Hemodialysis Access Surgery, Perioperative Cardiac Risk Assessment, Surgical Education, Peripheral Vascular Diseases

Education & Medical Training

Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1986–1992

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1992–1993

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 21 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 20 years in Vascular Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Arnold Gold Humanism Society, National Honor Society
2011

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine
1997

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine
1999

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine
2000

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine
2001

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine
2002

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine
2003

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine
2004

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine
2005

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine
2006

National Golden Apple Teaching Award, American Medical Student Association
2007

Parker Palmer Courage to Teach Award, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
2011

Southern California Super Doctors, Super Doctors
2008

Southern California Super Doctors, Super Doctors
2009

Southern California Super Doctors, Super Doctors
2010

Southern California Super Doctors, Super Doctors
2011

Southern California Super Doctors, Super Doctors
2012

Publications & Presentations

Predictors of mortality and limb loss in necrotizing soft tissue infections.
Schwartz, S.,Kightlinger, E.,de Virgilio, C.,de Virgilio, M.,Kaji, A.,Neville, A.,Bennion, R.,Saltzman, D. J.

Effect of the 16-Hour Work Limit on General Surgery Intern Operative Case Volume: A Multi-institutional Study.
Schwartz, S. I.,Galante, J.,Kaji, A.,Dolich, M.,Easter, D.,Melcher, M. L.,Patel, K.,Reeves, M. E.,Salim, A.,Senagore, A. J.,Takanishi, D. M.,de Virgilio, C.

Admission variables predictive of gangrenous cholecystitis.
Falor, A. E., Zobel, M., Kaji, A., Neville, A., De Virgilio, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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