Medical School

Department of Surgery


  • MEDSURG2 - Image 690x350 - Alverdy Cerra Lecture 2014

    Frank B. Cerra, M.D. Lecture in Critical Care Medicine on November 11th

    John C. Alverdy, M.D., F.A.C.S. to present "Collapse of Commensalism, the Emerging Pathobiome and the Immunopathology of Sepsis" in PWB 11-157.

    Click here for the PDF flyer

  • MEDSURG2 - Image 690x350 - Chapman Lecture 2014

    Miss any of the latest special lectures?

    All of the lectures are video taped and accessible under Events Calendar -> Surgical Grand Rounds Calendar.  Or you can click on the link below!

    Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Videos

  • MEDSURG2 - Image 690x350 - DoS at State Fair 2014

    Department of Surgery represented at the Fair!

    Thanks you volunteers for providing fairgoers with information on colon cancer prevention and an opportunity to learn about the new Early Cancer Detection and Prevention Program.

    Full Story for DoS Presence at the State Fair

Upcoming Events

November 4th:

Resident Case Presentations

Presentations by: John Spratt, M.D., Jing Li Huang, M.D., Kristin Colling, M.D.

Department of Surgery Calendar - All Department of Surgery Events in one Google Calendar

Watch recorded or check out upcoming Grand Rounds Presentations
Get the latest Weekly Conference Schedule for events of the week.
Latest News for the Department of Surgery

October 2nd:

In the News

Research led by Subbaya Subramanian, Ph.D. has identified microRNAs that may cause colon polyps to turn into cancerous tumors.

News sites: India Business Standard, The Health Site, and Counsel & Heal

Check out the latest Department of Surgery Weekly Newsletter.

Read more Department of Surgery News. 

Information and Quick Links
Patient Care

Surgery Patients

To schedule an initial appointment with any of our surgeons, please dial
612-624-5915 and ask for the surgeon by name. For more information on selecting a surgeon, visit the University of Minnesota Physicians website.

Physician Referral Service


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  • Last modified on October 30, 2014