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Message from the Interim Chair


On this site you will find information about our faculty, our clinical programs, our educational programs and our research effort. I hope you will use this site to become more familiar with who we are and what we do in the Department of Surgery at the University of Utah.

We have a vital and committed team of faculty, staff and trainees dedicated to excellence in clinical care, research, and education. The department is constantly growing by successfully recruiting new talent, providing exceptional surgical care for an ever broader population, and creating new and better physical space for patient care, education, and research. We are developing new clinical programs, fostering scientific discovery, and providing our fellows, residents, and students with exceptional educational and research opportunities.

The University of Utah is a world-class university located in a beautiful and vibrant physical environment. This, combined with the warm, collegial relationships among our faculty, residents, students, and staff make this a truly special department.

If the information you seek is not readily found on our site, please contact the surgery department office at 801-581-7304 or email We welcome your feedback.

Thanks for your interest in the Department of Surgery,

Rob Glasgow, MD, MBA

Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Surgery