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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.

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

Dr. Sudha Jayaraman honored as a national leader in Global Health
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Feb 26, 2021

Dr. Sudha Jayaraman honored as a national leader in Global Health

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Sudha Jayaraman, MD, MSc, FACS, Professor of Surgery/Division of General Surgery, Director of the Center for Global Surgery, Director of Research, Center for Medical Innovation, has been selected to participate in WomenLift Health’s 2021 Leadership Journey. ... Read More

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U of U Health Names New AVP for Clinical Affairs and Chief Clinical Officer
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Dec 04, 2020

U of U Health Names New AVP for Clinical Affairs and Chief Clinical Officer

Surgical Services, recognition, leadership, clinical affairs

Samuel R.G. Finlayson, MD, MPH, MBA has been appointed Associate Vice President (AVP) for Clinical Affairs and Chief Clinical Officer for University of Utah Health (U of U Health). The appointment, effective December 1, 2020, was announced by Michael L. Good, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of U of U Health. ... Read More

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