We would like to welcome our new physician, Callie Thompson, MD, to the Division of General Surgery. ... Read MoreSurgery
Division of General Surgery
Welcome to the Division of General Surgery web site. Available here is a brief description of our faculty, links to our clinical activities/programs as well as our education and research programs.
The Division of General Surgery offers a continuum of care for patients with a wide variety of general surgical problems. As a result of our clinical expertise and research programs patients receive a highly specialized assessment, the newest treatment modalities including clinical trials for new medications and emerging surgical techniques and coordinated follow-up of their care.
The Division of General Surgery supports the mission and vision of the University of Utah Health by seeking to improve the health and quality of life of our patients and community through excellence in surgical education, surgical research, and surgical care.
We would like to welcome our new provider, Sudha Jayaraman, MD, MSc, FACS, is a Professor of Surgery in the Division of General Surgery and Director of the Center for Global Surgery at the University of Utah.. ... Read MoreSurgery
Lead author, Heather Thiesset, PhD, MPH and Dr. Lyen Huang, MPH, FACS from the Department of Surgery recently published a paper titled Opioid Misuse and Dependence Screening Practices Prior to Surgery. It was found that only 7% of patients were screened preoperatively for opioid use, showing a significant opportunity to be more proactive in talking with patients, updating EMRs and training staff. ... Read MoreSurgery
We are very grateful to have Dr. Julian Macedo on our faculty team. Learn why Dr. Macedo chose Critical Care Medicine and why building a strong mentor relationship is so important. ... Read MoreSurgery
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 MoreSurgery
We would like to welcome our new fellowship-trained surgical breast oncologist, Dr. Kirstyn E. Brownson to the Division of General Surgery at University of Utah Health. ... Read MoreSurgery