We sat down with pediatric urologist, Dr. Anthony Schaeffer, and discovered why being an educator for the next generation of surgeons is like paying it forward. ... Read MoreSurgery
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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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New research shows that providing patients with home disposal kits greatly reduced their likelihood of having excess opioids at home. ... Read MoreSurgery
University of Utah Department of Surgery is awarded their fifth K-award ... Read MoreSurgery
In this month's faculty feature, we talked to Dr. Robin Kim to discuss the importance of technology in the field of transplantation and why future med students need to be open minded and ask questions. ... Read MoreSurgery
We’re proud to have Dr. Brigitte Smith on our faculty team. Learn what it means to be an educator for the next generation of surgeons and what advice she has for medical students interested in surgery. ... Read MoreSurgery
Dr. Thomas Varghese, executive medical director at Huntsman Cancer Institute and head of the Section of General Thoracic Surgery at U of U Health, collaborated with the Cardiothoracic Ethics Forum on the topic of Ethical Standards for Cardiothoracic Surgeons' Participation in Social Media. This paper was jointly published in both the Annals of Thoracic Surgery and the The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. ... Read MoreSurgery
To help promote the highest standards of care, and improve the overall rates of survival and recovery following TBI, experts issued the 3rd edition of the Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Severe TBI.... Read MoreNeurosurgery,Pediatrics,Surgery,Internal Medicine
SALT LAKE CITY – Advances in cancer treatment have led to life-saving options in even the worst cases. For a Utah man, a critical organ ravaged by cancer was totally re-engineered to save him.... Read MoreSurgery
Air quality has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes from asthma to pre-term birth. Researchers at University of Utah Health found women living along the Wasatch Front — the most populous region in the state of Utah — had a higher risk (16 percent) of miscarriage following short-term exposure to elevated air pollution. The results are available online on December 5 in the journal Fertility and Sterility.... Read MoreSurgery