Successful heart transplants require an experienced multidisciplinary team – both before and after the surgery. And the complexity of performing transplant surgery and taking care of the patients had not been possible in the country of Panama.... Read MoreSurgery
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.
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We provide comprehensive, compassionate care to every patient and shape the future of surgery through innovation, education, and discovery.
International panel issues recommendations to overcome barriers in low-income nations ... Read MoreSurgery
STAAMP Study to Assess Use of Blood-Clotting Agent in Trauma Patients Flown by Helicopter to Hospital
University Utah is one of four centers taking part in nationwide trial... Read MoreSurgery
Doxycycline could be first non-surgical treatment of potentially fatal problem... Read MoreSurgery
University of Utah Health Care performed its first adult-to-adult, living-donor liver transplant Tuesday. Jason Clark, 28, donated part of his liver to his father, Lynn Clark, 57.... Read MoreSurgery
On February 3-5, 2016, the third annual Cholangiocarcinoma conference was held at the University of Utah. Experts from around the world gathered to share important research and updates about this disease. ... Read MoreSurgery
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 MoreSurgery
School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute faculty member co-led multisite clinical trial that led to FDA approval.... Read MoreSurgery
Nelson, a cardiothoracic surgeon known for building the first heart-lung bypass machine used on a human, was the keynote speaker at the School of Medicine alumni event celebrating 60 years of cardiac surgery in Utah.... Read MoreSurgery