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Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

UA Department of Surgery Welcomes Back Trauma Surgeon Dr. Rifat Latifi
Jan 28 2015

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery welcomes back Rifat Latifi, MD, as professor of surgery and vice chair of International Affairs. He also is an honorary professor of the medical faculty of University of Tirana, Albania.

UAMC’s New Burn Treatment Room Grand Opening
Dec 12 2014

The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus celebrated it's grand opening of their new Burn Treatment Room on Monday, Dec. 15.

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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The UA's Dr. Zain Khalpey will work with other researchers to better understand infectious disease risk to astronauts during spaceflight missions.