Trauma, Critical Care

Divisions

The surgeons of the University of Arizona's College of Medicine have been helping patients in need of organ transplants for more than 40 years. Our transplant surgeons and physicians have specific expertise in transplants in areas such as diabetes mellitus, with a focus on pancreas and kidney transplants; multiple organ transplants (e.g., pancreas-kidney, liver-kidney, heart-kidney, lung-kidney); and transplants for hepatitis or for liver and bile duct cancer.

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Arizona is dedicated to excellence in 3 areas: patient care, clinical and basic research on diseases affecting our patients, and education of the next generation of cardiothoracic surgeons. Since our division was established in 1977, it has developed into an internationally recognized program, providing state-of-the-art care in heart and lung transplants and in cardiac assist devices.

The Division of General Surgery supports several sections and multi-disciplinary programs including Surgical Oncology, Breast Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery (HPB) Surgery, Abdominal Transplant Surgery, General Surgery, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program, Pediatric Surgery, and Plastic Surgery.

Our mission in the Division of Surgical Oncology is to provide state-of-the-art multidisciplinary care to patients with solid malignancies. Our patient-centered care covers the entire cancer continuum, including screening and prevention, early detection, diagnosis, staging, local and systemic treatment, clinical trials, rehabilitation, survivorship, and palliative care.

The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery and Banner University Medical Center - Tucson Level 1 Trauma Center serves all of Southern Arizona as the regional referral source for the comprehensive management of critically ill and injured patients.

The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University of Arizona is nationally recognized for its expertise in treating conditions of the circulatory system and advancing treatments and technology in the fields of vascular and endovascular surgery and podiatry through research and clinical trials.