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  • Changes in the Division of General Surgery

    Patch Dellinger: The Division and Department say “Thanks for an Outstanding 23 Years.” On January 1, 2014, E. Patchen Dellinger (Patch), MD, Professor, Department of Surgery, stepped down from his role as Chief of General Surgery. After 23 years as Chief and 37 years with the UW Medicine’s Department of Surgery, Patch wishes to pass the Division Chief baton and focus the remainder of his career on his clinical practice as well as continuing to teach residents and mentor young faculty and participate in other activities within the Department, including continuing to lead the Department’s A & P Committee. Read More
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Surgeons within the General Surgery Division uphold a multi-faceted mission: to provide compassionate, superior patient care; to offer state-of-the-art technology for a broad spectrum of secondary and tertiary surgical procedures; to teach and mentor surgeons of the future in our resident and fellowship programs, and vigilantly translate clinical investigative findings for use in patient care.

Our surgical expertise is divided into patient management categories that include breast cancer, liver tumor, melanoma, gastrointestinal tumors, swallowing disorders, and general surgery. We have also developed a specialized focus in the field of laparoscopy, and provide expert consultation and education to the community for a variety of procedures.

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GSD Faculty 2014
Fourth row (left to right): Benjamin Anderson, David Byrd, Alison Mejeur,
Marcelo Hinojosa and Venu Pillarisetty
Third row (left to right):
David Flum, Gary Mann, Brant Oelschlager, Zoe Parr,
Guy Saltmarsh and Raymond Yeung
Second row (left to right):
Rebecca Petersen, James Park, Kristine Calhoun,
Giana Davidson, Carlos Pellegrini and Andrew Wright
First row (left to right):
Sara Javid, Alessandro Fichera, Saurabh Khandelwal,
Patch Dellinger, Karen Horvath and Mukta Krane
Not pictured:
Erin Lange and Mika Sinanan

Oelschlager Brant 2014

The Division of General Surgery enters 2010 with an expanded faculty, having added four new faculty members during the past year. READ MORE >>
• Brant Oelschlager, MD, Chief

Chief of General Surgery
Brant Oelschlager, MD

Julie Wilson, MPH



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Residency Program

General Surgery Residency

Program Contacts
Karen Horvath, MD, Director

Gina Coluccio, Manager
Email: coluccio@uw.edu

General Surgery Fellowships

Esophageal Research

Program Contacts
Andrew Wright, MD, Director

Catherine Delos Santos, Manager
Email: cdsantos@uw.edu

Surgical Outcomes (SORCE)

Program Contacts
David Flum MD, MPH, Director

Sarah Lawrence
Email: sorce@uw.edu


Program Contacts
Andrew Wright, MD, Director

Catherine Delos Santos, Manager
Email: cdsantos@uw.edu

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