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    University Hospital ranked in Top 50 of American cardiovascular hospitals

    University Hospital was recently named the 7th best teaching hospital with a cardiovascular residency program by IBM Watson Health, a division of IBM committed to helping build smarter health ecosystems. The ranking places University Hospital …

  • William D. Turnipseed, MD: Pioneering Vascular Surgery at UW-Madison

    Bill and Sandy Turnipseed Vascular Surgery Fund: This fund was established in 2021 by Dr. William D. Turnipseed, Emeritus Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. …

  • Surgery Professor Earns Perfect Score on NIH Grant

    Winning a nearly $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health is an accomplishment. Receiving a perfect score on the application for that grant is nearly unheard of. Susan Thibeault, PhD, professor of otolaryngology …

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    Bandage Speeds Wound Healing Using Body’s Own Energy

    A futuristic bandage shown to heal a wound more than four times faster than a traditional dressing by using the body’s natural movement to generate an electric field is one step closer to being available …

  • Eugene “Chip” Foley Honored at Retirement with Namesake Fund

    After 14 years with the Wisconsin Department of Surgery, Professor Eugene “Chip” Foley, MD, FACS, made the decision to retire in late September, 2021. But rather than sending him off with a party and a …

  • Four Surgery Faculty Awarded UW Health Physician Excellence Awards

    On Tuesday, November 30, four Wisconsin Surgery faculty received UW Health Physician Excellence Awards at a ceremony at the Edgewater hotel. The UW Health Physician Excellence Awards is an annual ceremony featuring individuals nominated by …

  • Welcome Paola Lopez Dones, URS Recipient!

    This wasn’t Paola Lopez Dones’ first time in Madison: In fact, it was hardly her first of anything. She’s been to more of the United States than most people, having seen 30 states; she’s been …

  • Welcome Jasmine Peters, URS Recipient

    When Jasmine Peters, participant in the Underrepresented in Surgery (URS) Visiting Elective Program, thought about the experiences that inspired her medical career, multiple memories flashed through her mind. An extra level of care for others …

  • Featured Alumni: Carolyn Rogers-Vizena

    Catch up with Carolyn Rogers-Vizena, MD, a graduate of our plastic surgery residency. What year did you graduate as a fellow/resident? I graduated in 2012 as a resident. What was your area of surgical focus …

  • Physician Assistant Anna Schmidt Wins UW Health APP Excellence Award in Teaching

    Anna Schmidt, MMSc, MS, PA-C, a physician assistant with the Wisconsin Surgery Division of Otolaryngology, received the UW Health Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Excellence Award in Teaching on October 13, 2021, as part of the …

  • Welcoming Our New Faculty

    This fall, we are welcoming several new faculty to Wisconsin Surgery! Recruited from as far away as Baltimore to as close as Madison, our new faculty will help to move Wisconsin Surgery forward. Learn more …

  • Wisconsin Surgery, UW Hospital, and UW-Madison Achieve National and State Rankings

    On July 27, U.S. News & World Report ranked University of Wisconsin Hospitals, including University Hospital and UW Health at The American Center, as No. 1 in Wisconsin for the 10th consecutive year as part …

  • Wisconsin Surgery Residents Win Cover Art Contest for Journal of Surgical Research

    The October issue of the Journal of Surgical Research will feature the artwork of two Wisconsin Surgery residents on the cover as winners of the Association for Academic Surgery’s Ethics Committee art contest. The residents, …

  • Welcome Alaa Mansour, URS Recipient!

    Alaa Mansour’s medical journey has taken her all over the Midwest; as a participant Underrepresented in Surgery (URS) Visiting Elective Program, that means she recently spent two weeks with the Wisconsin Department of Surgery’s Division …

  • Welcome Frantzlee LaCrete, URS Recipient!

    Frantzlee LaCrete, is spending his time in Wisconsin looking to both the future and the past. For his rotation through the Underrepresented in Surgery (URS) Visiting Elective Program, LaCrete is studying under the Division of …

  • Welcoming Our New Fellows

    Welcome to our new fellows who are joining us for their surgical training. Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship >> Juan (Sebastian) Danobeitia, MD, PhD Jennifer Philip, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship >> Kelsey Musgrove, MD Colorectal Surgery …

  • High School Summer Research Project Intern Teams Present Their Work

    On July 30, 2021, the high school research interns of the Surgery Clinical Research Continuum presented their group and individual projects to a virtual audience. Divided into two teams of six, the 12 high school …

  • Two Wisconsin Surgery Faculty Receive Awards from Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association

    This April, Ann O’Rourke, MD, MPH, and Louis Bernhardt, MD, received two of only nine 2021 Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association awards. Dr. O’Rourke received the Early Career Achievement Award, which honors an alumna/alumnus within 20 …

  • Welcome Dr. Darren Gordon, URS Recipient!

    While Darren Gordon, PhD, was originally a stranger to the University of Wisconsin and the Plastic Surgery Division of Wisconsin Surgery, his rotation with the Wisconsin Department of Surgery through the Underrepresented in Surgery (URS) …

  • Where Our Residents And Fellows Are Going Next

    Congratulations to our graduating residents and fellows. We’re so proud of all their accomplishments and achievements. We are excited to see what they will do next and what their future holds. Here’s where these talented …