• Chainbreaker Lunch Rally on June 29th

    Join us on Thursday, June 29th at Diehl Hall Plaza at 11:30am.

    The Department of Surgery pelaton is growing but needs your support! Please attend the Sign Up/Psych Up Rally for Chainbreaker to learn how you can ride, volunteer or sponsor.

    This is an opportunity to have your questions answered, bring along your friends to sign them up for our Department of Surgery team and to get fundraising and training tips.

    COME FOR LUNCH: FOOD AND BEVERAGES
    BRING YOUR QUESTIONS: HOW TO RAISE FUNDS? HOW TO TRAIN FOR THE RIDE? WHAT IS THE ROUTE?

    Erik's Bike Shops will be onhand providing safety checks - and the physical therapists can provide suggestions for a better fit to make that 25, 50, 100, or 180 mile ride more comfortable - and safe.

    There will also be Chainbreaker prizes and computers for on the spot registrations.

    More info about the Chainbreakers Event here

  • Department of Surgery Surgeons Recognized as Top Docs

    Every year Mpls.St.Paul Magazine lists their choices of the “Top Doctors” in Minnesota. The University of Minnesota Department of Surgery is proud to announce that 18 of our very own Surgeons made this list. Our Surgeons strive to do the best that they can for their patients and this recognition reflects the exemplary work and care they provide every day.

    Click here to see our list of surgeons

    MHealth Blog Update

  • Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Resident Graduates

    From left to right:

    • Christopher T. Holley, M.D.
    • Erin E. Burke, M.D.
    • Laura Souslian, M.D.
    • Rohini Olson, M.D.
    • Kristin P. Colling, M.D.
    • Christopher J. LaRocca, M.D.


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

UMN Aortic CenterEducational and training opportunities within the Department of Surgery range from hands-on research to in-depth graduate studies.

We offer comprehensive residency programs, a variety of surgery fellowships, several graduate degree options, and other opportunities to learn and grow in the field.

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Research

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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.

Clinical Care

M Health signExceptional surgical care of our patients is our primary responsibility.  Patients' needs come first.  This requires exceptional surgeons, nurses and staff, and clinical excellence.  We treat patients as if they are our family members.