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Dr. John Alverdy Takes Top Infection Leadership Spot

John Alverdy, MD, was elected the Surgical Infection Society's president-elect. Read about his new appointment and research. Read the story »

Celebrity Chef Reshapes His Connection with Food and Health

Graham Elliot, a culinary celebrity who weighed nearly 400 lbs., recently underwent a sleeve gastrectomy. Read about his amazing weight loss journey as a culinary icon.                           Read the story »

Patient Sees One-of-a-Kind Care at VHL Clinical Care Center

Ellen Waller finds comprehensive care for a rare genetic disorder at our VHL Clinical Care Center, the only one of its kind in Illinois. Read the story »

Dr. Jeffrey B. Matthews

Message From the Chairman

The University of Chicago Department of Surgery is cultivating a unique environment to advance clinical care, research and education. Read more »

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Surgery News
- John Alverdy, MD, named president-elect of Surgical Infection Society 
- SSO Elects Roggin to Council
- Bucksbaum Institute Taps Grogan
- UCM Names Chief of Pediatric Surgery
- Matthews Named CSS President-Elect

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