From the Chair

    The University of Louisville, Department of Surgery, has a long and proud tradition of excellence. From its inception in 1837, when the University of Louisville served as the premier medical training ground for the western frontier of the United States, the Department of Surgery has been at the forefront of surgical education, patient care, and research.

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    Brown Cancer Center Owen's Wish Fund for Cancer Immunotherapy Research

    Learn more about the Brown Cancer Center Owen's Wish Fund for Cancer Immunotherapy Research.


    Grand Rounds Calendar

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    Our Newsletter

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    The Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    The Department of Surgery is a proud member of:

    • Association of Women Surgeons
    • Society of Black Academic Surgeons
    • Association of Out Surgeons and Allies
    • Latino Surgical Society



    Direct links to specialties:

    Colorectal Surgery

    General Surgery


    Pediatric Surgery

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Surgical Oncology


    Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapeutics