We would like to welcome our new physician, Joanna Grudziak, MD, to the Division of General Surgery. ... 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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We provide comprehensive, compassionate care to every patient and shape the future of surgery through innovation, education, and discovery.
We would like to welcome our new physician, Rebecca Kim, MD, MPH to the Division of General Surgery. ... Read MoreSurgery
We would like to welcome our new physician, Luke Martin, MD, to the Division of General Surgery. ... Read MoreSurgery
Matthew Goodwin, MD, MS, joins the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery as an Assistant Professor of Surgery.... Read MoreSurgery
In response to the pandemic, the faculty and research team in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery have been collaborating with the Cell Therapy and Regeneration (CellReGen) program to examine a possible treatment for COVID-19: amniotic fluid. ... Read MoreSurgery
In 2018, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery identified a gap in the University of Utah School of Medicine offerings: there was no training program in perfusion. ... Read MoreSurgery
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 MoreSurgery
U of U Health Research Suggests Amniotic Fluid Could Reduce Acute Symptoms, Long-term Risks of COVID-19
Amniotic fluid, the clear liquid that helps nourish and protect fetuses before birth, isn’t just for babies. In fact, for nearly 100 years, doctors have used the mixture to help heal skin wounds, burns, and leg ulcers as well as provide protection for surgical adhesions.... Read MoreSurgery
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 MoreSurgery