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Dr. Mitchell Posner Named Cancer Center Physician-in-Chief

The renowned surgical oncologist will serve as the first physician-in-chief for the UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center. Read the story » 

Dr. Norm Smith Named 2015-2016 Gallagher Health Policy Scholar

The American Urological Association has chosen Norm Smith, MD, associate professor of surgery, for its program to train the next generation of urologists for leadership positions in health policy. Read the story »

Dr. Swati Kulkarni Featured in American College of Surgeons' Publication

Dr. Swati Kulkarni's research on bilateral prophylactic mastectomy for breast cancer was featured in the December 2014 issue of ACS Surgery News. Read the abstract »

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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