Victoria Rendell, MD

General Surgery Resident

Dr. Victoria “Toria” Rendell is from Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated summa cum laude from Saint Louis University in 2010 and from Duke University School of Medicine in 2015. During her time in medical school, she was the recipient of the Bains Family Research Grant through the Duke Global Health Institute to support her year-long research project in Bolivia investigating epidemiology of congenital transmission of Chagas disease. In addition, she pursued her interest in translational and basic science research studying innate immune activation in the laboratory of Dr. Todd Brennan at Duke University School of Medicine.

She has an interest in surgical oncology as well as translational research, and she received an F32 award to complete dedicated research time under the mentorship of Dr. Emily Winslow and Dr. Scott Reeder. During the research years, she will also complete the Certificate in the Fundamentals of Clinical Research through the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.

She is the proud owner of two cats, and in her free time enjoys cooking, baking, getting outdoors and visiting the Madison lakes, and traveling.


  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 2015
  • BA, Saint Louis University


  • NCI F32 Grant
  • SABI 2019 Lauterbur Award
  • Elected Resident Member AOA