The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

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.

Abdominal Transplant Surgeon Dr. Robert Harland Joins UA Department of Surgery
Mar 2 2015

Robert C. Harland, MD, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Surgery Division of Abdominal Transplantation as professor, vice chair of academic affairs and surgical director of solid organ transplantation at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.

Featured Video

Healthbreak: UAMC combines the latest in clinical tools and research to help heart failure patients

Dr. Zain Khalpey talks about the cutting edge care UAMC is offering heart failure patients, and research that could yield the next generation of care.

January 7, 2014
New Healthbreak: New burn program in Tucson offers care for patients closer to home

Drs. Peter Rhee and Gary Vercruysse explain that burn patients no longer need to be transported out of Tucson thanks to The University of Arizona Medical Center's new burn program.

January 7, 2014

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Dr. Klearchos Papas, professor of surgery at the University of Arizona, has been awarded more than $100,000 by JDRF for research that could help pave the way for new and improved therapies for patients with Type 1 diabetes. JDRF is the world's largest charitable funder of Type 1 diabetes research.