The Department of Surgery at Penn Medicine is dedicated to high quality patient care, education, basic science and clinical research. The surgical faculty is composed of a diverse group of general surgeons, subspecialists and researchers. Their clinical, educational, and scientific activities are devoted to providing the best possible patient care and the generation of new knowledge. Their pursuit of this goal is reflected in their strong commitment to student teaching and housestaff training in the operating room, clinic, and research laboratory, and in their contributions to national and international scientific meetings and journals.
For further information the clinical work, medical education, research efforts and current administration, users can visit Penn Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine website.
Penn's Department of Surgery offers care in several specialized areas, divided into ten departmental divisions, each with its own expertise.
Patients have access to the latest treatments and expert surgeons downtown and close to home.
Read about the exciting research and new clinical trials happening at Penn's Department of Surgery.
Penn's Department of Surgery and its faculty educate tomorrow's surgeons and advanced care providers looking to expand their surgical skills.
Penn Medicine's Department of Surgery is committed to bringing patients the most advanced in surgical care.
Congratulations to the 198 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™ 2017.
Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.