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 including Abdominal Transplantation; Cardiothoracic Surgery; General Surgery; Pediatric Surgery; Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery; Surgical Oncology; and Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

Within our divisions, our providers offer further specialization within our sections of Minimally Invasive, Robotic and Bariatric Surgery; Plastic Surgery; Podiatry; and Thoracic Surgery.

Department of Surgery Divisions

Department of Surgery Sections

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Fetal Surgery

Fetal surgery at the University of Arizona provides compassionate, comprehensive care for mothers and their babies throughout high-risk pregnancies.

Our multidisciplinary team of highly specialized and experienced providers ensures continuous support for your family pre and post delivery, supporting the earliest possible diagnosis and care for the baby and mother.

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Minimally Invasive, Robotic and Bariatric Surgery

The Section of Minimally Invasive, Robotic and Bariatric Surgery specializes in using techniques that tend to result in shorter hospital stay, less pain and scarring, less risk of wound infections, less blood loss and fewer transfusions, faster recovery, and ultimately, quicker return to normal activities.

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology is a team of reconstructive plastic surgeons dedicated to the delivery of exemplary reconstructive surgical care; the education of faculty, trainees and support personnel; and the participation in clinical research and quality initiatives to further improve the care delivered to those we serve.

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The Section of Podiatry in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery specializes in the treatment of the foot and ankle, including limb preservation and elective procedures to help maintain and improve mobility, independence and quality of life. 


Thoracic Surgery

The Section of Thoracic Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery specializes in the surgical treatment of the chest area including the lungs, esophagus, trachea, diaphragm, chest wall, and mediastinum.