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.
Welcome Our New Chair, Dr. Fiemu Nwariaku!
Fiemu Nwariaku, M.D., will serve as chair of the Department of Surgery at the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine at the University of Utah, effective July 1, 2022.
“Dr. Nwariaku excels as a leader, surgeon, educator, and scientist,” said Michael L. Good, CEO of University of Utah Health, executive dean of the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine, and senior vice president of Health Sciences. “He is nationally and globally recognized for his work, and we are pleased to welcome him to University of Utah Health. All his leadership experience will help bring an already exceptional department and faculty to even greater heights of national recognition as we achieve excellence in our missions here at the University of Utah.”
Departments & Offices
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International Tumor Board Collaboration (NCCM/Utah/Minnesota)
The University of Utah, University of Minnesota and National Cancer Center of Mongolia have launched an ...
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ILTS/TTS Liver Transplant Center Twinning (Mongolia/Utah)
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Works-in-Progress (Center for Global Surgery)
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