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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 53 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.

Department News

UA Surgeons Developing New Tool to Detect Urine Blockage

Surgeons at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson are developing a tool that may make detecting urine blockage simpler for patients.


Five UA Faculty Members Named Regents' Professors

The Arizona Board of Regents has appointed five UA professors as Regents' Professors, the highest level of recognition bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state university system.


Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents

Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, interim senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Arizona, was elected chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during its recent annual clinical congress, in San Diego.