Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at Penn Medicine is committed to the future and, as such, our surgeons, nurses and staff work in tandem to provide the best possible care and treatment for you and your family. Here you'll find world renowned surgeons whose expertise and experience surpasses other health care providers in our region.

Driven by a commitment to finding solutions for you, our patients, we offer care in several specialized areas, divided into the following departmental divisions, each with its own expertise.

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

    Penn cardiovascular surgeons are dedicated to the research of, and clinical care for patients with a variety cardiovascular disorders.

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

    We are dedicated to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus.

  • Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

    We are dedicated to the research, treatment and care for patients with malignant tumors in the breast, GI tract, liver, pancreas, skin, tissue and endocrine glands like the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenals.

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

    Penn GI surgeons are dedicated to the research of, and clinical care for patients with a variety of digestive, liver and pancreatic disorders.

  • Pediatric Surgery

    The Penn Division of Pediatric General Surgery, located at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, treats children of all ages from newborns to 19 years.

  • Plastic Surgery

    Penn plastic surgeons use the latest technology for both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery including lasers to treat skin conditions.

  • Thoracic Surgery

    We are dedicated to understanding of, and caring for patients with thoracic disorders like lung cancer, mesothelioma, emphysema and esophageal cancer.

  • Transplant Surgery

    Our surgeons specialize in the transplant of all major solid organs, including heart, lung, liver, kidney and pancreas, and complex multi-organ transplantation.

  • Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery

    For traumatically injured or critically ill patients in need of immediate help, our Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center offers acute and critical care.

  • Urology

    The Penn Division of Urology is dedicated to the research, treatment and care for patients with disorders of the urinary tract.

  • Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

    The surgeons from Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy diagnose and treat blood vessel disorders from complex abdominal aortic aneurysms to varicose veins.

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