Welcome our New Faculty, Dr. Jennwood Chen
RECOGNITION
Oct 01, 2020

Welcome our New Faculty, Dr. Jennwood Chen

Jennwood Chen, MD, is a fellowship-trained minimally invasive surgeon that has recently joined the Division of General Surgery. He specializes in bariatric (weight loss) and foregut surgery.... Read More

Welcome our New Faculty, Dr. Sudha Jayaraman
RECOGNITION
Aug 01, 2020

Welcome our New Faculty, Dr. Sudha Jayaraman

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 More

Opioid Misuse and Dependence Screening Practices Prior to Surgery
RESEARCH
Apr 13, 2020

Opioid Misuse and Dependence Screening Practices Prior to Surgery

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 More

Faculty Feature - Dr. George Rofaiel
EDUCATION
Feb 12, 2020

Faculty Feature - Dr. George Rofaiel

This month, we feature Dr. George Rofaiel from our Division of Transplantation and Advanced Hepatobiliary Surgery. Employing the latest in surgical technology, robotics in particular, Dr. Rofaiel brings minimally invasive techniques to both transplant and cancer surgery. ... Read More

Faculty Feature - Dr. Michael Rollins
EDUCATION
Jan 28, 2020

Faculty Feature - Dr. Michael Rollins

Board-certified pediatric surgeon and founder of the Pediatric Colorectal Center at Primary Children's Hospital, Dr. Michael Rollins, talks to us about why he chose his particular specialty and advice he has for future surgeons. ... Read More

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