Surgical Specialties

Our surgeons are physicians who have been educated and trained in the diagnosis and preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of patient care. Surgery requires knowledge of anatomy, emergency and intensive care, immunology, metabolism, nutrition, pathology, physiology, shock and resuscitation, and wound healing.

Their areas of expertise include:

  • General
  • Colon and Rectal
  • Thoracic
  • Vascular
  • Peripheral
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Trauma

Our surgeons have all trained and are experienced in the use of robotics for their surgeries.

Our surgeons and their specific specialty are listed on the right. This will help you to find the best surgeon trained for your needs.

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Christina N. Jenkins, M.D.
Colon and Rectal Surgery

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Eric Presser, M.D.
Thoracic Surgery


Andrew Fragen, M.D.
General Surgery

UCR Health Family Medicine Center

1180 N. Indian Canyon Drive
Suite E421
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Phone: (760) 424-8224

Surgical Associates - Hemet

1280 E. Latham Ave.
Hemet, CA 92543

Phone: (951) 766-1222