No matter how old you are, you can make a difference during the coronavirus pandemic by staying home to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In the face of a global pandemic, that simple act can save lives. ... 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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Beginning this week, University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare will start to postpone certain non-urgent elective medical procedures to prepare for an expected surge in patients needing hospitalization for COVID-19. ... Read MoreSurgery
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 MoreSurgery
Dr. Anthony Schaeffer receives funding through the NIH via a 5-year KO8 award to study hydronephrosis in children.... Read MoreSurgery
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 MoreSurgery
In the first-ever genome-scale analysis of the puberty process in humans, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) outline distinct and critical changes to stem cells in males during adolescence. They further outline how testosterone, and the cells that produce testosterone, impact stem cells in male reproductive organs. ... Read MoreSurgery
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 MoreSurgery
We would like to welcome our new provider, Dr. John Smith, to the Division of Urology at University of Utah Health ... Read MoreSurgery
The American Society of Andrology will honor both Drs. Douglas Carrell, PhD and James Hotaling, MD this year at their upcoming meeting in Philadelphia. ... Read MoreSurgery