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.
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.
A primary focus of our department is the education of future physicians and training of surgeons.
Our graduating residents are competitive for the most highly regarded fellowships or fully prepared for practice.
Treating Type 1 Diabetes with Innovative Tissue Engineering Approaches for Cell Therapy without immunosuppression.
With more than 52 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.
Get out and play is a call often heard to increase physical activity and optimize health, but in one the first articles published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, UA Health Sciences researchers discuss how augmented reality games can lead to acute treatment in a trauma center.
Using 3-D models for surgery planning before complex procedures and as a potential means to replicate surgical tools in low-resource areas, Dr. David Armstrong and his lab share with The Lancet, a prestigious UK medical journal, their vision of 3-D printing technology in medicine.
Cancers with a particularly poor prognosis pose a major challenge to health care in the 21st century. New research shows that a highly personalized, patient-directed approach is necessary to improve treatment outcomes.