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Referring Physicians

The Department of Surgery specialties include general surgery, surgical oncology, transplantation, bariatric surgery, trauma, critical care, burns, cardiothoracic surgery, and vascular surgery. We have surgeons with advanced training in robotic surgery (cardiac, thoracic, general and bariatric) end organ failure (heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas transplantation) pelvic floor disorders; integrated vascular surgery and diabetic wound care; trauma and burns and advanced surgical treatment of pancreatic, liver, upper gastrointestinal cancers; breast cancer; colorectal disease. Working as a team with referring physicians and striving to maintain the highest surgical standards, the UA Department of Surgery serves as a resource for the community, the state of Arizona and the southwestern United States.

We make every effort to be personally available for all community physician referrals as well as for all telephone calls from patients, families and caregivers.

If you are a referring physician, please call our Physician Resource Line at (520) 694-5868.

Community Events

Our faculty and staff members participate in a range of Community Outreach activities.  Some of these events include: presentations at community events, conferences and student lectures.  If you are interested in scheduling with a member of our faculty or staff, please contact Jessica Montoya at