Surgery News

Welcome Dr. Steven Lee

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The Department of Surgery welcomes Dr. Steven Lee as our new Chief of the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) and UW Department of Surgery in February 2023. Dr. Lee completed his general surgery training at University of California, Davis, and is well–acquainted with our program as he completed…

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Surgery Synopsis | Winter 2022-23

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What do we mean when we talk about “community?” We understand the definition, “a feeling of fellowship with others as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.” But what do we mean when we use this term in the context of our department and training programs? Community comes in many sizes and is…

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Drs. Venu Pillarisetty and Lindsay Dickerson Receive $400,000 Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation Grant

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Dr. Venu Pillarisetty, Professor of Surgical Oncology, and Dr. Lindsay Dickerson, General Surgery Resident Research Fellow, received a $400,000 grant from the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation for their project, “Therapeutic modulation of tumor–infiltrating T cell function in fibrolamellar carcinoma.” Fibrolamellar carcinoma (FLC) is a rare liver cancer affecting children and young adults without underlying liver disease.…

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

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