Associate Professor of Surgery
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Dr. James Wall is a pediatric surgeon who focuses on minimally-invasive approaches to children’s surgery. He is an alumnus of the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship. His research focuses on how to educate others to design and develop health technology, as well as on flexible endoscopic surgery in children. He has developed multiple health technologies including a novel epidural needle, a protection device for umbilical catheters, and a wearable leg compression system. James currently holds the roles of director of Program Development for the Stanford Biodesign Innovation and Policy Fellowships and PI of the UCSF-Stanford Pediatric Device Consortium. James graduated from Tulane University with an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering and has a masters in bioengineering from Stanford. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed a general surgery residency training program at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at the IRCAD institute in France followed by a Pediatric Surgery fellowship at Stanford.