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Arnold Tabuenca, MD
Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine
Presentations    Research Presentations -- International
  • Tabuenca A.  Invited speaker in the panel on ACGME core competencies. Annual Meeting of the Association of Program Directors in Surgery. Vancouver, Canada ( 5/2003 - Present )
  • Bianchi C., Tabuenca A., Balarezo C. Traumas from a Recreational Center: Riverside County Experience.  Presented at the International Surgical Week. Vienna, Austria. ( 8/1999 - Present )
  • Robles A., Owens C., Bianchi C., Pitombo C., Garberoglio C., Tabuenca A. Outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy is safe for the obese and morbidly obese patient.  Presented at the Second World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Philadelphia, ( 3/1996 - Present )
  • Robles A., Owens C., Bianchi C., Pitombo C., Tabuenca A., Garberoglio C. prospective comparison of the manometric effect of division or non division of the short gastric vessels in Nissen fundoplication. A preliminary report. Presented at the Second World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Philadelphia ( 3/1996 - Present )
  • Bianchi C., Owens C., Pitombo C., Tabuenca A., Garberoglio C., Robles A. Outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Outcome by ASA grading.  Presented at the Second World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Philadelphia ( 3/1996 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Mohan S., Garberoglio C., Linkhart T.  Evisdence for the elaboration of a non-parathormone related protein osteolytic factor from human breast tumor cell lines.  Presented at the 35th World Congress of International Society of Surgery.  Hong Kong  ( 8/1992 - Present )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • Tabuenca A., Welling R., Sachdeva A., Blair P., Horvath K. et al “Multi-institutional Validation of a Web-based Core Competency Assessment System”  Surgical education Week.  Washington D.C. ( 4/2007 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A. “Internet Based Resident Evaluations of Core Competencies” Invited speaker at the ACGME Annual Conference on Medical Education. Chicago, IL ( 3/2006 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A. Assessing Resident Learning and Performance of Competencies.  Invited speaker ACGME Annual Educational Conference. Kissimmee Florida. ( 3/2005 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A. “Internet Based Resident Evaluations” Invited to speak to the ACGME Residency Review Committee in Surgery. Scottsdale, AZ ( 2/2003 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Catalano R., Gollin G., Shieck J. “An Internet Based Residency Assessment Application That Fulfills The Outcomes Project Requirements” Presented at the meeting for the Association of Programs Directors of Surgery. Baltimore, MD  ( 4/2002 - Present )
  • Firek A., Jennings J., Tabuenca A., Caulfield M., Garberoglio C., Linkhart T.  Transforming growth factor b stimulates parathyroid hormone related peptide release from human mammary cancer: A possible mechanism for progressive bone metastasis. Presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.  Anaheim, CA ( 6/1994 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Mohan S., Garberoglio C., Borgen P., Linkhart T.  Osteolytic activity by breast tumor cells is mediated in part by both transforming growth factor-alpha and interleukin-1-alpha.  Presented at the Surgical Forum 79th Annual Clinical Congress American College of Surgeons.  San Francisco, CA ( 10/1993 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Smith J., Aitken D., Garberoglio C., Tang T., Ihde J.  Effect of treatment and patterns of recurrence on survival in stage I melanoma. Presented at the American College of Surgeons California Chapter.  Santa Barbara, CA ( 1/1993 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Ihde J., Wang H., Smith J., Thompson R.  Melanoma in children and adolescents.  Presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Society of Surgical Oncology.  New York, NY ( 3/1992 - Present )
  Research Presentations -- Regional
  • Tabuenca A., Ludi D., Gambaro E. “Motocross Traumatic Injury”. Presented at the Southwestern Surgical Congress. San Diego, CA ( 4/2002 - Present )
  • Gibson M., Tabuenca A. Advanced in the Management of Locally Aggressive Desmoid Tumors. Presented at the 42th annual meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society, Riverside, CA ( 5/1999 - Present )
  • Vanyo L., Tabuenca A. Paget-Schroetter Syndrome: A Case Presentation, Literature Review, and Treatment Recommendations. Presented at the 42th annual meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society, Riverside ( 5/1999 - Present )
  • Seltman A., McKee M., Tabuenca A. Imaging Studies in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis: Are They Useful? Presented at the 42th annual meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society, Riverside, CA ( 5/1999 - Present )
  • Eke C., Tabuenca A.,  Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication in a Patient with Gastric Malrotation.  Presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society, Riverside, CA ( 6/1997 - Present )
  • Kuhn J., Wong D., Tabuenca A.  Abdominal Cocoon Syndrome: Case report and review of Literature.  Presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society, Riverside, CA ( 6/1997 - Present )
  • Eichenberg B., Robles A., Tabuenca A.  Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the third trimester of pregnancy. Presented at the 39th annual meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society, Riverside, CA ( 5/1996 - Present )
  • Eichenberg B., Vanderlinden J., Robles A., Tabuenca A. Laparoscopic  cholecystectomy in the third trimester of pregnancy. Presented at the American College of Surgeons California Chapter. Santa Barbara, CA ( 1/1996 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Bianchi C., Robles A.  Laparoscopic antirreflux surgery for gastroesophageal disease.  Presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society. San Bernardino, CA ( 5/1995 - Present )
  • Eichenberg B., Tabuenca A., Aitken D., Smith J., Garberoglio C. Predictive factors in late recurrent melanoma.  Presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society. San Bernardino, CA ( 5/1995 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Smith J., Ihde J., Aitken D., Garberoglio C.  Factors influencing survival in advanced gastric cancer.  Presented at the American College of Surgeons California Chapter.  Santa Barbara, CA ( 1/1993 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Ihde J.  Patterns of recurrence and treatment in stage I melanoma.  Presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Tri-County Surgical Society.  Loma Linda, CA ( 5/1992 - Present )
  Research Presentations -- Local/Campus
  • Tabuenca A. "Management of Acute Pancreatitis".  Primary Care Update. Loma Linda CA. ( 10/2002 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A.  “Benign Anorectal Disease”.  Annual Postgraduate Medical Convention, Loma Linda CA. ( 2/2001 - Present )
  Poster Presentation
  • Tabuenca A.  Decreasing Operating Room Delays at a County Hospital.  National Association of Public Hospitals Medical Leadership Program. Washington D.C. ( 3/2008 - Present )
  • Eichenberg B., Tabuenca A., Aitken D., Smith J., Garberoglio C. Late recurrent melanoma:  A disease without predictive factors. Presented at the American College of Surgeons California Chapter. Indian Wells, CA ( 1/1995 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Robles A., Mackett T.  Organization of Laparoscopic Surgery Training in a General Surgery Residency Program.  Presented at the Second Annual Meeting Residents Section of the Association of Program Directors in Surgery.  San Francisco, CA ( 10/1993 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Garberoglio C., Linkhart T.  Human breast tumor cells produce parathyroid hormone related protein and other osteolytic factors.  Presented at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.  Las Vegas, NV ( 9/1993 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Mohan S., Garberoglio C., Baylink D., Linkhart T.  Osteolytic activity of human breast tumor cell lines.   Presented at the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.  Orlando, FL ( 4/1993 - Present )
  • Tabuenca A., Ihde J.  Malignant melanoma of the head and neck in children and adolescents.  Presented at the third International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer San Francisco, CA  ( 7/1992 - Present )