The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

Dr. Iman Ghaderi, a Specialist in Advanced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Procedures, Joins UA Department of Surgery
Aug 4 2014

Dr. Ghaderi specializes in minimally invasive and advance laparoscopic procedures for the treatment of many upper gastrointestinal conditions, including reflux disease and esophageal motility disorders, abdominal wall hernias, weight loss surgery and advanced endoscopy.

UA Battles Breast Cancer with Research, Advanced Treatments and Team Approach
Jul 31 2014

The breast surgeons at the University of Arizona Department of Surgery are leading several clinical trials.

Upcoming Events

This conference has been organized under Division of General Surgery and Trauma Services at the UAHN and the UA College of Medicine. Attendees will explore pre-hospital and early treatment strategies in trauma care, discuss advances to minimize or prevent complications in the trauma patient and learn about emerging trends and treatment of the trauma patient. CEUs are available.
Thursday, 7:15 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, July 31 & Friday, Aug. 1

Featured Video

New Healthbreak: New burn program in Tucson offers care for patients closer to home

Drs. Peter Rhee and Gary Vercruysse explain that burn patients no longer need to be transported out of Tucson thanks to The University of Arizona Medical Center's new burn program.

January 7, 2014
Healthbreak:New and innovative surgical treatments for hearing loss

Leader of the University of Arizona Medical Center's Ear Institute, Dr. Abraham Jacob, explains that the organization is one of the first in the nation to utilize the newest techniques for...

January 7, 2014

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Research Spotlight

An interdisciplinary team of researchers is working on a wearable pendant than can detect an elderly person's risk for falling and automatically alert medical personnel when a fall has occurred.