State of the Art Care From the Department of Surgery

University of Arizona faculty, staff, trainees and students work together to provide excellent patient care, engage in research spanning basic and translational sciences, and mentor the next generation of surgeons and physicians.




Leading Surgical Expertise

With more than 60 faculty members, the University of Arizona Department of Surgery is one of the largest multi-specialty surgical groups in the state.

Drs. Joseph and Riall in the OR

Divisions and Sections

The University of Arizona's nationally and internationally recognized Department of Surgery provides care to a diverse population in its seven divisions.

Dr. Ditillo teaching residents

Residency & Fellowship Programs

Through our highly respected residency and fellowship programs, our trainees gain clinical experience, a comprehensive background in surgical sciences and solid skills in basic and clinical investigation in an equitable and inclusive environment.

Resident Researcher

Research and Innovation

Our research includes all aspects of surgical care, from prevention and hospital care to rehabilitation. Whether in basic science or translational research, our teams work to uncover new diagnostic and surgical techniques to improve patient care and reduce health disparities.

Get Health Care From Renowned Surgeons

BUMC-T Hospital

Referring Providers

University of Arizona surgeons work as a team with referring providers to bring advanced training in robotic surgery, organ failure, pelvic floor disorders, integrated vascular surgery and diabetic wound care, trauma and burns, and advanced cancer treatment to patients.

Information for Referring Providers


Surgeons are available to consult with patients, families and caregivers on all aspects of surgical care and treatment. Our team has advanced training in a wide range of surgical subspecialties and is also connect to the largest network of in-house specialists in Southern Arizona. Find out where our providers practice and how to schedule an appointment.

Information for Patients

Department Recognitions

Surgeons exchanging medical instruments.

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