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.

Vision

The future of surgery, delivered today.

Mission

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

Latest News

Faculty Feature - Dr. George Rofaiel
education
Feb 12, 2020

Faculty Feature - Dr. George Rofaiel

This month, we feature Dr. George Rofaiel from our Division of Transplantation and Advanced Hepatobiliary Surgery. Employing the latest in surgical technology, robotics in particular, Dr. Rofaiel brings minimally invasive techniques to both transplant and cancer surgery. ... Read More

Surgery
Faculty Feature - Dr. Michael Rollins
education
Jan 28, 2020

Faculty Feature - Dr. Michael Rollins

Board-certified pediatric surgeon and founder of the Pediatric Colorectal Center at Primary Children's Hospital, Dr. Michael Rollins, talks to us about why he chose his particular specialty and advice he has for future surgeons. ... Read More

Surgery
Zinc, Folic Acid Supplements Fail to Enhance Male Infertility
feature
Jan 07, 2020

Zinc, Folic Acid Supplements Fail to Enhance Male Infertility

research news, infertility, men's health, ob/gyn research

Zinc and folic acid, a pair of dietary supplements long touted as an effective treatment for male infertility, failed to improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts, and sperm potency in a new study conducted at University of Utah Health and other medical centers in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health. According to the researchers, the finding presents the most definitive evidence to date that so-called fertility supplements do not live up expectations. ... Read More

Surgery

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