Our ,  dedication to training future leaders in surgery, and the tireless pursuit of knowledge.

We has a well-established and deserved reputation for preeminent patient care services, much of which is anchored in our Division's world-class programs in surgery of the esophagus, liver, pancreas, colon and rectum, thyroid and parathyroids, breast, melanoma, obesity, and the management and prevention of acute traumatic injuries. For well over a century, a parade of remarkable men and women have labored to enlighten where there was darkness, to educate where there was ignorance, and perhaps most importantly, to comfort where there was suffering. Our faculty continues to make seminal contributions to the treatment of surgical diseases. From pioneering minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat diseases of the esophagus, to revolutionary approaches to delivering comprehensive care to women with breast cancer. The tradition of innovative clinical care remains vibrant and central to our mission.