The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

Heart Surgeon Dr. Nicole R. Sydow Joins UA Department of Surgery
Nov 12 2014

Nicole R. Sydow, MD, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Surgery as clinical instructor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Colon and Rectal Surgeon Dr. Nasrin Ghalyaie Joins UA Department of Surgery
Nov 10 2014

Dr. Ghalyaie specializes in the treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum, with expertise in the surgical management of primary and recurrent cancers of the colon and rectum, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), diverticular disease and anorectal disorders.

Featured Video

Healthbreak: Robotic thoracic surgery a game changer in treating lung cancer

Dr. Farid Gharagozloo, chief of Thoracic Surgery at The University of Arizona Medical Center, is using minimally invasive robotic surgery to remove lung cancer from patients, changing the way we...

January 7, 2014
Healthbreak: UAMC's prostate cancer program offers a multi-faceted approach to care

Dr. Mitchell Sokoloff discusses UAMC's Prostate Cancer Program, a well-established program using a multi-faceted approach to caring for patients, including clinical and research activities...

January 7, 2014

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