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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Faculty Feature - Dr. Giavonni Lewis
Oct 09, 2019

Faculty Feature - Dr. Giavonni Lewis

We are very proud to have burn surgeon, Dr. Giavonni Lewis, on our faculty team. Discover why Dr. Lewis chose burn surgery and how she helps her patients from the first day they arrive in the burn center to when they leave. ... Read More


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