Surgery News

Surgery Synopsis | Winter 2024

Surgery Synopsis 2024 Winter Issue Cover

This issue of Surgery Synopsis will focus on the research mission of the Department of Surgery. Research is a critical pillar of our department’s threefold mission (Clinical CareEducation-Research) and boldly leans into the future. The innovative treatments and concepts that surgeons across the world will be using tomorrow are being developed right now in labs,…

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How To Catch Lung Cancer Early and Why It’s Important

Portrait photo of Dr. Douglas Wood

UW Medicine-Right as Rain | August 28, 2023 The thought of getting lung cancer is scary, especially when it’s an unexpected diagnosis. We know that those with a history of smoking or smoking exposure have the most significant risk for the disease. People with jobs that expose them to substances like asbestos, coal smoke, wood…

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Did You Know You Can Save a Life With Part of Your Liver?

Drs. Mark Sturdevant and Jorge Reyes

Featuring Drs. Mark Sturdevant, Associate Professor & Interim Chief, and Jorge D. Reyes, Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery

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Surgery Synopsis | Summer 2023

Surgery Synopsis 2023 Summer Issue Cover

This issue of Surgery Synopsis is our education issue, in which we celebrate our residents and fellows who have completed their training and we welcome our new trainees. We’re always happy to see our graduates begin their careers, knowing they have been well-trained. But we’re sad as well. We worked side by side for years…

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