The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate Reunion Weekend and Homecoming 2015, Oct. 22-24
Oct 15 2015

The University of Arizona Health Sciences joins the UA Alumni Association in the annual Reunion Weekend Homecoming Celebration, Oct. 22-24.

Dr. Rifat Latifi Receives Prestigious American College of Surgeons/Pfizer International Surgical Volunteerism Award
Sep 22 2015

Rifat Latifi, MD, trauma surgeon in the University of Arizona Department of Surgery, received the 2015 American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism Award.

Featured Video

Powerful Artificial Hearts | Dominic Alexander | TEDxTucsonSalon

Published April 27, 2015

Dominic discusses the amazing power of the totally artificial heart, however temporary, to bring healing and grace to patients and their families.

May 11, 2015
Weightloss Solution for Some Type 2 of Diabetics

Dr. Galvani discusses how, following weight loss surgery, some patients’ type 2 diabetes disappears.

January 29, 2015

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