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Boy Hopeful to Breathe on His Own Travels to Undergo Surgery Pioneered by Dr. Richard Hopper

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Surgery Synopsis | Fall 2022 | Education Edition

Welcome to our 2022 fall edition of Surgery Synopsis. This is our annual Education Issue and I couldn’t be more pleased to present a look at the past, present and future of Education in the Department of Surgery.

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Dr. Maziar Khorsandi Publishes Handbook for Treating Complex Patients with Heart Failure and End Stage Lung Disease

Heart failure and end stage lung disease are some of the most common causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Oxford Specialist Handbook in Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support is a multinational collaboration with highly revered and globally respected authors and editors to provide the most concise and practical guide to the practitioners on the…

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Douglas E. Wood MD, FACS, FRCSEd
The Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair

I'm delighted to welcome you to the Department of Surgery website. I invite you to peruse the many facets of our Department described in this site - our nationally and internationally respected faculty, the nature and scope of our surgical programs, our highly regarded residency programs and our exciting research endeavors that include basic, translational, outcomes and clinical research. MORE

As one of the premier surgical training programs in the country, the University of Washington Department of Surgery fosters trainees along their path to independent surgical practice. Residents engage with local, national, and international surgical leaders as they master clinical and technical skills in their respective fields. Our graduates demonstrate excellence in clinical medicine, research, and leadership across a broad range of practice settings. MORE

Department of Surgery Education Division 2022 Infograph

Department of Surgery Division Research Highlights

We highlight the research being done in each division of the Department as well as research done by our Residents and Fellows. At a Departmental level, we are giving sustained and strategic attention to our research mission. We have continued to put a good deal of effort in to hiring faculty with research interests and expertise in areas of strategic importance to the Department. MORE

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