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  • Welcome Dr. Patrick Varley to the Division of Surgical Oncology!

    The Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Patrick Varley as Assistant Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Varley will join active programs in peritoneal surface malignancy, hepatopancreatobiliary, and GI oncology. He …

  • Welcome Dr. Charles Patrick Shahan to the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery!

    The Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Patrick Shahan as Assistant Professor in the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery. Dr. Shahan’s clinical practice will be based primarily at University Hospital, …

  • Welcome Dr. Mehreen Kisat to the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery!

    The Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Mehreen Kisat as Assistant Professor in the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery. Dr. Kisat’s clinical practice will be based primarily at University Hospital, …

  • Welcome Dr. Andreas de Biasi to the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery!

    The Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Andreas de Biasi as Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. de Biasi will practice primarily at University Hospital, where he will develop a …

  • Welcome Dr. Julia Berian to the Division of Colorectal Surgery!

    The Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Julia Berian as Assistant Professor in the Division of Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Berian’s clinical duties will include an elective colorectal surgery practice, a colorectal service call …

  • Welcome Dr. Michael Beninati to the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery!

    Dr. Beninati joined the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health as an Assistant Professor (CHS) on August 15, 2020. While Dr. Beninati has a 100% appointment in the Department of Obstetrics and …

  • Welcome Dr. Alexandra Lacey to the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery!

    The Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome Dr. Alex Lacey as Assistant Professor in the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery. Dr. Lacey’s clinical practice will be based primarily at University Hospital, …

  • Welcome Dr. Chad Ennis to the Division of Otolaryngology!

    The Department of Surgery is pleased to have Dr. Chad Ennis join us as faculty and Assistant Professor in the Division of Otolaryngology. He will be based at the UW Health 1 S. Park Clinic …

  • Dr. Sam Poore and team featured on BTN LiveBIG Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Doctors Get Poultry Practice for Surgical Success: BTN LiveBIG, recently aired on the Big Ten Network. The feature showcases Samuel Poore, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, and his research team demonstrating how …

  • Welcome Dr. Michael Puricelli to the Division of Otolaryngology!

    The Department of Surgery is pleased to welcome Michael Puricelli, MD, to our faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Otolaryngology. He will join an active pediatric otolaryngology group with an elective clinical …

  • 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 …

  • Surgical Innovation at Work

    UW Department of Surgery surgeons create solutions to protect the supply of PPE The COVID-19 pandemic has changed healthcare delivery in medical facilities for the foreseeable future. Frontline healthcare workers face great personal risk while …

  • Welcoming Dr. Thomas Wozniak

    Join us in welcoming Thomas Wozniak, MD, to our faculty as a Professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Wozniak joined the Department of Surgery on May 1, 2020. He has expertise in Thoracic and …

  • Welcoming Dr. Jennifer Racz

    Jennifer Racz, MD, MBA, joined our faculty on May 1 as an Associate Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Racz received her medical degree from Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Her clinical focus …

  • Surgery Sett podcast celebrates 100th episode

    Congratulations to the team behind the Surgery Sett podcast, which recently produced its 100th episode. The podcast, led by Jonathan Kohler, MD, has been downloaded more than 45,000 times by listeners across the nation and …

  • 2020 Match: Announcing our new residents

    The University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery is excited to announce the selection of our 2020 matched residents. We’re pleased to welcome these gifted future surgeons to our residency programs. General Surgery Residency >> Academic …

  • Welcoming Dr. Nikole Neidlinger

    Nikole Neidlinger, MD, joined our faculty on March 1 as an Associate Professor in the Division of Transplantation. Dr. Neidlinger received her medical degree from Tulane University, completed her general surgery residency at University of …

  • Left to right: Lori Mickleson, UW Health; Tyler Jefferson, Jefferson Fire & Safety; Dr. Lee Faucher, UW Health; Mike Wos, PFFWCF; Jesse Laz-Hirsch, Paul Davis Restoration; Dr. Angela Gibson, UW Health.

    A new place to heal: supporting burn survivors, transforming lives

    Mike Wos knows what it’s like to be a firefighter and a paramedic. On the scene of many fires, he’s rescued people who have sustained life-altering burn injuries. Witnessing the struggle and courage of burn …

  • Dr. Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly and family

    Featured Alumni: Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly, MD

    Dr. Sean Ronnekliev-Kelly, MD and family Catch up with Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly, MD, a graduate of our general surgery residency. What year did you graduate? I completed my residency at the UW School of Medicine and …

  • Dr. Ben Zarzaur joins NIH Study Section

    Ben Zarzaur, MD, MPH, Chair of the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery, has been accepted as a member of the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review’s Health Services Organization and …