The Department of Surgery is on a mission to train excellent surgeons who are committed
to providing high quality compassionate care for all patients. We take pride in training
a diverse population of future leaders.
Ed W. Childs, M.D.
Professor and Chairman of Surgery
While the department of surgery is known for excellence in trauma and critical care, our recent initiatives over the past year include: enhancing the clinical experience in laparoscopic/robotic, vascular, colorectal surgery and surgical oncology.