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Rebecca Plevin, M.D.

Rebecca Plevin, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Division of General Surgery
Trauma & Surgical Critical Care 
Director, San Francisco Wraparound Project
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Molecular & Cellular Biology, 2004
  • Keck School of Medicine of USC, M.D., 2009
  • University of Washington, General Surgery Residency, 2016
  • UCSF, Surgical Critical Care, 2016-17
  • UCSF, Trauma and Emergency General Surgery, 2017-18
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Injury Prevention
  • Resuscitation
  • Trauma Care
  • Ultrasound in trauma
  • Underserved Populations

Rebecca Plevin, M.D. received her undergraduate degree from University of California Berkeley, with a major in molecular & cellular biology and a minor in toxicology. She received her M.D. from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine in 2009. She completed her residency in General Surgery at the University of Washington in 2016. While at the University of Washington in 2012-2014, Dr. Plevin completed two years of research investigating the immunologic response to trauma, funded by a NIH Trauma Training Grant. 

Dr. Plevin completed her fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco from 2016-2018. In 2018, she accepted a position at University of California San Francisco as an Assistant Professor in Residence in the Division of General Surgery. Her clinical  practice includes Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery, and elective General Surgery. Her research interests include injury prevention with particular focus on underserved/vulnerable populations.

Dr. Plevin is the Director of the San Francisco Wraparound Project, the hospital-based violence intervention program at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center. She is also a member of the San Francisco Vision Zero Injury Prevention Research (VZIPR) Collaborative, a group comprised of trauma surgeons, epidemiologists, geospatial analysts, and other key staff who conduct research using traffic-related injury data in support of Vision Zero SF– San Francisco's policy and commitment to eliminate traffic deaths on city streets. 

  1. Callcut RA, Robles AM, Kornblith LZ, Plevin RE, Mell MW. Effect of mass shootings on gun sales-A 20-year perspective. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Sep; 87(3):531-540. View in PubMed
  2. Plevin R, Callcut R. Update in sepsis guidelines: what is really new? Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2017; 2(1):e000088. View in PubMed
  3. Christman-Skieller C, McIntyre LK, Plevin R, Friedrich JB, Smith DG. A Posterolateral Approach to the Scapula for Evacuation of a Subscapular Abscess: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2017 Jul-Sep; 7(3):e57. View in PubMed
  4. Plevin RE, Kaufman R, Fraade-Blanar L, Bulger EM. Evaluating the Potential Benefits of Advanced Automatic Crash Notification. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017 Apr; 32(2):156-164. View in PubMed
  5. Plevin RE, Knoll M, McKay M, Arbabi S, Cuschieri J. The Role of Lipopolysaccharide Structure in Monocyte Activation and Cytokine Secretion. Shock. 2016 Jan; 45(1):22-7. View in PubMed
  6. Plevin RE, Evans HL. Helicopter transport: help or hindrance? Curr Opin Crit Care. 2011 Dec; 17(6):596-600. View in PubMed
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