We're celebrating 110 years!
The Department of Surgery is celebrating 110 years of achieving the extraordinary in clinical care, research and education.
An interactive timeline on our legacy of disruptive innovation, as well as how, today, we're working to develop that next first.
Proving the theory
Lead researcher Bernhard J. Hering, M.D., confirms that pancreatic islet cell transplantation can benefit people who have difficult-to-control type 1 diabetes
Welcome to the Department of Surgery
Our vision is to be the preeminent department of surgery in Minnesota, serving patients of the world where groundbreaking research and exceptional training come together to produce the unrivaled care that we demand for our loved ones.
The Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical School is dedicated to clinical excellence, pioneering research, and the education of surgical leaders.
Education & Training
A world-class research program: Our robust research program provides our residents and faculty the opportunity to participate in scientific discovery and clinical innovation.
The Department of Surgery has a rich history of renowned basic and clinical science research, distinguishing itself as an academic and clinical center of excellence.