Department of Surgery members participate in White Coats for Black Lives on June 5th, 2020

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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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Jul 22, 2020

Recent Highlights of Our Incredibly Generous Donors

In many ways, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is sustained by the incredible generosity of donors. Their gifts enable our Division to expand educational opportunities, collaborate with other institutions, develop new initiatives, and continue increasing the strength of our program. ... Read More

Alumni Highlight - Dr. Michael Collins
Jul 22, 2020

Alumni Highlight - Dr. Michael Collins

Dr. Collins is currently the Chief of General Thoracic Surgery at LDS Hospital, a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Nursing at Brigham Young University School of Nursing. Dr. Collins developed a dedicated division of thoracic surgery, which, later in his career, also encompassed thoracic oncology. His patients note that he is compassionate, caring, thorough, and trustworthy.... Read More


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