The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

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.

UAMC Trauma Center Chosen for Clinical Study on New Drug that May Improve Function after Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Sep 3 2014

If effective, the new drug could provide a therapeutic option that would offer these patients a greater opportunity to live independently and lessen the impact of this life-altering trauma on them, their family and on society.

Featured Video

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
Healthbreak:New and innovative surgical treatments for hearing loss

Leader of the University of Arizona Medical Center's Ear Institute, Dr. Abraham Jacob, explains that the organization is one of the first in the nation to utilize the newest techniques for...

January 7, 2014

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Research Spotlight

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.