Woman saved by quick thinking and collaboration between three Twin Cities Hospitals
An outside-of-the-box solution by doctors from three hospitals kept Atsede Engidasew alive after she suffered a pulmonary embolism and went into cardiac arrest following the birth of her child.
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.
110 Years of the Department of Surgery
The department’s dedication to advancing patient care began in 1906 and our legacy of excellence in medical practice, innovation and training continues today.
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.