Welcome to the Department of Surgery
A national leader in surgical innovation, research and training
We are proud to share the Department of Surgery 2021 Annual Report, demonstrating our mission in action. You can read the Annual Report online to learn how the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has continued its leadership in patient care, research, education and health equity in a year of challenges and successes.
4TH IN U.S. SURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM
STRONG RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
4 RESIDENCIES, 13 FELLOWSHIPS
LARGE, DIVERSE PATIENT POPULATION
750 CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDIES
$22 M IN TOTAL FUNDING
Find the comprehensive surgical care you need at Washington University Surgery
Learn more about innovative investigations in basic science, clinical studies and translational research to advance patient care and safety
Learn more about the nationally ranked surgical training programs at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Over the past 50 years, surgical fields have become increasingly specialized, and today, the department provides care in a wide range of specialties represented by its divisions and sections.
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Our surgeons are part of a multidisciplinary team of experts, bringing together the expertise and personalized treatment to achieve your best outcome.