The Department of Surgery encompasses a wide variety of surgical specialties. These include bariatric surgery, burn surgery, colorectal surgery,  cardiothoracic surgery,  gastrointestinal surgery, endocrine surgery,  pediatric surgery, plastic surgery,  transplant surgery,  trauma, acute care and surgical critical care surgery,  vascular surgery, and oncologic surgery. The department's extensive surgical expertise, in combination with ongoing teaching and research activities, provide ample resources and advanced surgical techniques for patient care.

Izquierdo wins in Resident Presentation Competition, NW Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons

Patel receives 2016 UCDMC Resident Professionalism Award

Greenhalgh to lead study of burn shock treatment

Farmer recipient of Nina Starr Braunwald award

Cooke inducted into AATS

Farmer inducted as president of American Pediatric Surgical Association

David's new lung cancer study published

Perez to speak at White House Organ Summit June 13

Hedayati Recipient of 2016 SVS Women's Leadership Training Grant

Orbay receives UC Davis Committee on Research Grant

Greenhalgh awarded DoD funding

UC Davis Section of General Thoracic Surgery and Core Mobile Inc. Announce Thoracic Surgery Patient Engagement Scholarship

Goodman receives 2016-17 Fulbright Grant

Orbay wins research award

Successful ABA Meeting

Brown selected to participate in AATS Leadership Academy

Winners announced, 27th Annual Research Symposium

Pu inducted as fellow of American Surgical Association

Canter receives SSO Clinical Investigator Award

Russo wins first place in trauma paper competition ACS COT

Perry and Hashimi CTSNet Resident Video Competition Winners

Palma and Kabagambe presented at AST

Wang receives a research grant from the Veterinary Institute for Regenerative Cures (VIRC)

Cooke selected to receive 2015 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Spotlight: Gregory J. Jurkovich, M.D.

Russo paper selected for presentation at ACS COT

Keller presents at the 29th EAST Annual Scientific Assembly

Surgery welcomes three new faculty and surgery clinic nurse manager

Tibbits selected as 2016 Women in Thoracic Surgery Scholarship recipient

David receives the Carolyn Reed Award for 2016

Wang receives a research grant from the March of Dimes Foundation

Breast Cancer Patient Education Act becomes law

Wang receives 2016 Interdepartmental Seed Grant

Pu serves as course director at international forum

Ali receives ASMBS research grant

New books by Pu focus on fat grafting in plastic surgery

Farmer, Hirose, featured in UC Davis Medicine

2015-2016 Best Doctors in America®, Sacramento Magazine

Transplant featured on Project Thank You, Discovery Family Channel 

Lee, Section of Endocrine Surgery release study that examines EBRT role

Farmer elected to leadership position with the American College of Surgeons

Goodman selected for ACS Scholarship

Cancer Center's lung cancer specialists attend Best of WCLC

Cooke named chair of ACS Advisory Council for Cardiothoracic Surgery

Shatz selected as EMS Medical Director of the Year

Lloyd awarded NIH grant

Davidson awarded grant for study

Russo awarded grant for study

Greenhalgh to receive Alan and Delwyn Breslau Award

New UC Davis study finds many adrenal tumors are never properly evaluated

Anderson to present at ACS annual meeting

Please welcome new faculty to our team

New vascular ultrasound book published, 10 UC Davis contributors

Wisner appointed Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs

UC Davis vascular surgeon appears on The CBS Evening News

Salcedo named new Surgical Director for the CVC

Amaral Intuitive Surgical Robotics Fellowship recipient

FFBI Regional Burn Center receives thank you

Wang awarded Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR) grant

Cancer Center selected for Innovation grant

Cooke elected to membership in prestigious AATS

Surgery resident updates

New book by Pu focuses on plastic surgery in Asians

Behind the Knife podcast featuring Dr. Farmer

UC Davis nurses, physicians featured prominently at ABA annual meeting

Pu presents at international symposiums

Bent Robinson awarded AATS Summer Intern Scholarship

Sen receives UTMB/ USMRAA grant

David admitted to MCRTP

UC Davis surgeons deliver key Western Trauma Association addresses

Cancer surgery goes live on Twitter

Russo awarded grant to fund hemothorax study

Dhillon inducted into AOA Honor Medical Society

Dean's Award for Excellence

Surgery nurses with specialty certifications

Woloszyn wins first prize in PCSA resident competition

Anderson wins Resident Award at NCBC Conference

Awards and Achievements in Surgery

Cooke receives 2015 Alumni Award – Excellence in Achievement

Campbell presents at ENDO 2015

Vascular Care and Strandness Symposium was a success

Young awarded TSFRE/Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Every Heartbeat Matters Award

Cooke awarded PCORI Tier II Pipeline to Proposal Award

Health system community welcome to Feb. 10 grand round: "A Brit Abroad"

Health-care leaders participate in American College of Surgeons forum in Sacramento

Surgery congratulates colleagues on research accomplishments

Hundahl highlights UC Davis collaboration for major joint federal health programs

Utter part of team awarded contract for "Analytic Enhancement of the AHRQ Quality Indicators"

In utero stem cell transplantation research highlighted as "Best of ASH" 2014

Dhillon wins resident paper competition

Shatz receives grant funding from Merck, Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Young publishes his model for medical humanitarian aid

Guevara joins Surgical Oncology

Fetal surgeons at UC Davis are repairing birth defects in babies — before their patients are even born (Comstock's)

New Research Center Aims to Develop Second Generation of Surgical Robots (The New York Times)

Khatri named to board of Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society

Study shows that surgeons need to prepare some thryroidectomy patients for possible cancer diagnosis

Pevec to lead Western Vascular Society

What is liposarcoma? Matt Galloway of CBC/Radio Canada speaks with Dr. Robert Canter

Shinjiro Hirose, M.D. joins Pediatric Surgery

ASPS Plastic Surgery News presents Pu in the Surgeon Spotlight

Wisner selected as Associate Director of the Practice Management Board

Bold authors study on pancreatic surgery and hospital costs

Canter authors study on RVUs and outcomes in general surgery

Sahar invited speaker at University of Texas Health Science Center

Khatri receives MBA with help from health system scholarship

Aijun Wang, Ph.D. awarded 2014 Children’s Miracle Network grant

Junichiro Sageshima, M.D. joins the Division of Transplant Surgery

David Cooke, M.D., honored at esophageal cancer fundraiser

[Perspectives] Diana Farmer: pioneer of fetal surgery

Dhillon selected for 2014 Outstanding Teaching Award, Resident Medical Staff

Galante named chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Cocanour and Shatz elected as WTA officers

Farmer receives 2013 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Bold receives 2013 Dean's Excellence Award

Cooke receives Pipeline to Proposals Award

Campbell lead author on new multi-institutional, international study

Troppmann appointed Associate Editor for the Journal of Surgical Research

Nationally know specialists, 2013 Best Doctors

Lloyd elected as AAAS fellow

Khatri appointed as Medical Director-Clinical Resource Utilization Management

Amy L. Rahm M.D. joins the Department of Surgery

Khatri named Editor-in-Chief of Surgical Oncology journal

Michael J. Campbell M.D. joins the Department of Surgery

Aaron D. Carr, M.D. joins the Department of Surgery

Benson Won, M.P.H., CAO for the Department of Surgery

Young selected for national surgery education advisory board

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