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Contact the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Patient Inquiries

All patient related inquiries, including prescription refills, should be directed to our UC San Diego Health Clinic.

We welcome hearing from you. If you have operational questions please feel free to send your inquiries or comments:

Office of the Chair

Susan Bukata, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Orthopaedic Oncology

Wendy Hess
Executive Assistant to the Chair
whess@health.ucsd.edu

Administration & Business Office

Cheryl Correia
Administrative Vice Chair
crcorreia@health.ucsd.edu

Kathy Smith
Assistant Department Business Officer
kssmith@health.ucsd.edu

Education

Jennifer Zubyk
Residency Coordinator
jzubyk@health.ucsd.edu

Sandra Gutierrez
Department Education Support Coordinator
s5gutierrez@health.ucsd.edu

Business Office Operations

Matthew Favila
Assistant Programmatic and Operation Analyst
mfavila@health.ucsd.edu

Monica Labiano
Financial Assistant
mlabiano@health.ucsd.edu

Yesenia Rodriguez
Staff Human Services
Financial Assistant
y1rodriguez@health.ucsd.edu