Name: Pakula A

Country: United States


Department of Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
Kern Medical Center

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Bakersfield, CA, USA

Research Interests:

general surgery.


  • Dr. Andrea Pakula came to Kern Medical in 2008 as an intern and the following year she began her General Surgery residency. 
  • After graduation she completed a fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. 
  • Dr. Pakula then returned to California and joined the surgical faculty at Kern Medical in 2014. 
  • She is currently serving as Associate Director of the Surgical Critical Care Unit.
  • Dr. Pakula’s clinical interests include all aspects of General surgery with unique expertise in Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care surgery as well as Bariatric surgery. 
  • Other interests include surgical research and teaching courses in Critical Care Ultrasound, Advanced Trauma Life Support and Fundamentals of Critical Care.

Professional Society Memberships:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Mayo Fellows Association
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons