The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona

Recent News

UA Surgeons Perform Dramatic Midair Rescue, Saving Tucson Man’s Life
Jul 6 2015

Dick and Jan Highberger recently met UA vascular surgery resident Dr. Craig Weinkauf for lunch, where they celebrated life and presented a donation to help fund research at the UA.

UA Department of Surgery Recruits Dr. Taylor Riall as Chief of General Surgery/Surgical Oncology
Jun 29 2015

Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, a surgical oncologist specializing in pancreaticobiliary disease (complex disorders of the pancreas and bile ducts) has been named chief of the Division of General Surgery/Surgical Oncology in the University of Arizona Department of Surgery.

Featured Video

Healthbreak: UAMC's prostate cancer program offers a multi-faceted approach to care

Dr. Mitchell Sokoloff discusses UAMC's Prostate Cancer Program, a well-established program using a multi-faceted approach to caring for patients, including clinical and research activities...

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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Dr. Zain Khalpey's organ transplant research focuses on three key areas: bridge to regeneration, organ reconditioning and organogenesis, or the creation of new organs.