The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

After Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery, Tucson Mom with Parkinson’s Finds Joy in Simple Things
Apr 2 2015

UA neurosurgeon Dr. Willard S. Kasoff performed the surgery on Maureen Raine, who has much to celebrate during April, Parkinson’s Awareness Month.

UA Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Zain Khalpey Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award
Mar 25 2015

As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Khalpey will continue his collaborative research with Poland’s Ryszard T. Smolenski, MD, PhD, at the Medical University of Gdańsk, studying adult stem cell therapy to repair damaged hearts.

Featured Video

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
Healthbreak: Surgeons remove brain tumors without opening the skull

A cutting edge endoscopic pituitary surgery performed at the University of Arizona Medical Center by Dr. Alexander Chui and Dr. Michael Lemole utilizes the nasal passages to get to the pituitary...

January 7, 2014

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Research Spotlight

Dr. Zain Khalpey's organ transplant research focuses on three key areas: bridge to regeneration, organ reconditioning and organogenesis, or the creation of new organs.