Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Utah is a nationally ranked academic surgical program that provides high-value patient care, leads in research and innovation, and inspires and educates tomorrow’s leaders in surgery.

In addition to providing expert, compassionate clinical care, our surgeons are engaged in scientific inquiry across a broad range of areas, including ground-breaking laboratory research, advanced surgical technology and health care system innovations designed to guarantee that all our patients have ready access to personalized, compassionate, high-quality surgical care that consistently responds to their individual needs, preferences and values.


The future of surgery, delivered today.


We provide comprehensive, compassionate care to every patient and shape the future of surgery through innovation, education, and discovery.

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Jun 16, 2016

Living Organ Donors Honored at New Event

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Some donated to a sick loved one; others to a total stranger. Most gave up a kidney; a few, a part of their liver. But what they had in common at the University of Utah’s Living Donor Celebration on June 3 was that each sacrificed an awful lot so another person could get a second chance.... Read More

Nov 30, 2015

Research Highlights: September-November 2015 - U of U School of Medicine

Congratulations to all who contributed to another successful quarter of publications and grants. Each grant cycle is becoming busier and busier, and the book of business has grown to the point of our posting a new position within our department's research administration (stay tuned). Our department’s federal funding has also increased by 83% from FY14 to FY15. This is truly outstanding, and a testament to all the hard work of our faculty and research staff. ... Read More


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