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Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

UA Neurosurgeon Featured in Acclaimed Documentary on Care for the Dying Beginning Oct. 23
Oct 21 2014

In Consider the Conversation 2, Dr. Hamilton, executive director of the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) and a professor of surgery, shares his insights from his experience as a brain surgeon who has treated patients with serious brain and spine tumors.

Cardiovascular Surgeon Dr. Toshinobu Kazui Joins UA Heart Team
Oct 9 2014

Toshinobu Kazui , MD, PhD, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Surgery as clinical instructor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

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Healthbreak: UAMC's Southern AZ Limb Salvage Alliance works to prevent diabetes-related amputations

Dr. David Armstrong of UAMC's Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) discusses preventing amputation in diabetic patients. SALSA is the largest unit in the world dedicated to...

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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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.