The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $40,000 from `Courtney’s Courage’ for Pediatric Cancer Research
Dec 22 2015

Funds will support research at the UA Steele Center that is examining novel immunotherapy strategies against pediatric cancer.

UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate Reunion Weekend and Homecoming 2015, Oct. 22-24
Oct 15 2015

The University of Arizona Health Sciences joins the UA Alumni Association in the annual Reunion Weekend Homecoming Celebration, Oct. 22-24.

Featured Video

Powerful Artificial Hearts | Dominic Alexander | TEDxTucsonSalon

Published April 27, 2015

Dominic discusses the amazing power of the totally artificial heart, however temporary, to bring healing and grace to patients and their families.

May 11, 2015
Weightloss Solution for Some Type 2 of Diabetics

Dr. Galvani discusses how, following weight loss surgery, some patients’ type 2 diabetes disappears.

January 29, 2015

Patient Information

Patient Spotlight

Research Spotlight

Dr. Klearchos Papas, professor of surgery at the University of Arizona, has been awarded more than $100,000 by JDRF for research that could help pave the way for new and improved therapies for patients with Type 1 diabetes. JDRF is the world's largest charitable funder of Type 1 diabetes research.