• Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Colon

  • Stomach

  • Gallbladder

  • Hernia

Professional Affiliations 

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow 

Academic Appointments

  • Surgery Faculty, Community Memorial Health System, General Surgery Residency Program

Special Appointments

  • Medial Director of Robotics Program 
    St. John’s Regional Medical Center

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Degree 
    ​University of California, Davis 

  • Medical Degree 
    Ohio State University, College of Medicine

  • Internship, General Surgery 
    University of California,  San Francisco / Fresno

  • Residency, General Surgery 
    University of California,  San Francisco / Fresno

  • Clinical Instructor during residency in the Department of Surgery


  • American Board of Surgery

  • DaVinci Robotics System Certification
    (single site)

  • DaVinci Robotics System Certification
    (multiple sites)

  • DaVinci Robotics System for Colon Surgery

  • LINX System Training

Community Memorial Hospital 
147 N. Brent Street
Ventura, CA 93003

St. John’s Regional Medical Center 
1600 N. Rose Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93030

St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital 
2309 Antonio Avenue
Camarillo, CA 93010

Camarillo Surgical Center
2460 N Ponderosa Dr Ste A117
Camarillo, CA 93010

Channel Islands Surgicenter 
2300 Wankel Way
Oxnard, CA 93030

Spanish Hills Surgery Center
4542 Las Posas Rd Ste C,
Camarillo, CA 93010

Brian Tuai, MD FACS


Dr. Tuai attended Ohio State University, College of Medicine after he received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at UC Davis in 1992. He completed his general surgery residency at UC San Francisco/Fresno, where he spent a year as a clinical instructor in the Department of Surgery, before beginning a private practice in Chino. He joined the Group in December, 2004.

Dr. Tuai is a Board Certified surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons who has extensive experience with advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive techniques including robotic surgery. He is the medical director of robotic surgery at St. John's Regional Medical Center.    Visit the da Vinci surgical system for more on robotic surgery.

Dr. Tuai's passion is minimally invasive surgeries, especially involving the colon, stomach, gall bladder, and hernias.  He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Korean.


Facility/Hospital Affiliations