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G. D. Chonkich

George D. Chonkich, MD, FACS

Department of surgery
Division of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery
Loma Linda University Medical Center
11234 Anderson Street, Room 2586A
Loma Linda, California 92354

Current position:

Associate professor of surgery, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery

Medical school:
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York

American Board of Otolaryngology 1967

Hospital appointments:

Loma Linda University Medical Center

Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Riverside County Regional Medical Center

Redlands Community Hospital

Society memberships:

Fellow, American Society of Head and Neck Surgery

Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology

Member, American Medical Association

Member, Society of University Otolaryngologists -Head and Neck Surgeons

Delegate at Large, Medical Staff Executive Committee, Loma Linda University

Past President, W.E. MacPherson Society (WEMS)

Dr. Chonkich served as residency program director and was involved in the residents' training issues on a day-to-day basis. He was responsible for the head and neck portion of the teaching that residents received. He has also served as the medical staff president for Loma Linda University Medical Center. He has had numerous abstracts, scientific papers, presentations, and book chapters published in peer review journals and textbooks. Dr. Chonkich serves as an editorial reviewer for peer review journals.