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    We are committed to being the place people want to be – where patients want to get their care, faculty want to work, residents want to train and medical students want to learn.

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    The Department of Surgery specialties include general surgery, surgical oncology, transplantation, bariatric surgery, trauma, critical care, burns, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, urology, podiatric and vascular surgery.

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    A primary focus of our department is the education of future physicians and training of surgeons.

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    Our graduating residents are competitive for the most highly regarded fellowships or fully prepared for practice.

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    Treating Type 1 Diabetes with Innovative Tissue Engineering Approaches for Cell Therapy without immunosuppression.

With more than 52 faculty members, the University of Arizona Department of Surgery is one of the largest multi-specialty surgical groups in the state. Our surgeons provide excellent patient-centered care, engage in cutting edge research and mentor the next generation of surgeons and physicians.

Grand Rounds

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:30am


Department News

Holiday Miracle on Ice: Tucson Roadrunners Hockey Player Thanks Teams for Saving his Life

After collapsing at a Nov. 19 game, Tucson Roadrunners hockey team captain Craig Cunningham is recovering from cardiac arrest at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson


UA Surgery Head Leigh Neumayer Named Interim Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart has named Dr. Leigh Neumayer as interim senior vice president for health sciences. Her appointment will be effective Jan. 1, 2017, following Dr. Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia's decision to resign his administrative role and step back to faculty.


UA Health Sciences Researchers Outline When Play Becomes Harmful: Pokémon Go and the Potential for Increased Accidents

Get out and play is a call often heard to increase physical activity and optimize health, but in one the first articles published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, UA Health Sciences researchers discuss how augmented reality games can lead to acute treatment in a trauma center.