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Welcome to the Department of Surgery at UC San Diego

We are dedicated to providing cutting-edge, compassionate care to our patients, conducting breakthrough research, and training the very best surgeons of tomorrow. Central to our success is a deep and unwavering commitment to preside over a welcoming and inclusive environment where all patients and team members are respected, valued and engaged.

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UC San Diego Health Ranks #1 Regionally by U.S. News & World Report

Top ranked in 10 medical and surgical specialties, among nation’s best

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Department of Surgery News & Events

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Q&A: Professor Tania Morimoto

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Study: Unprecedented Increase in Number of Border Wall Falls and Trauma

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New Clinic Provides Comprehensive Care for Digestive Diseases in Westfield UTC

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Department of Surgery Annual Report 2020-21

Annual Report

We are excited to share with you the UC San Diego Department of Surgery 2020-21 Annual Report. Preparing this report each year is an important exercise for the Department as we reflect on the past year and prepare for the next.


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Center for the Future of Surgery

Since its inception in 2011, the UC San Diego Center for the Future of Surgery (CFS) has been at the forefront of surgical teaching, training and innovation. CFS has held more than 1,800 courses and over 20,000 attendees have received training to improve their technical skills and build their clinical competencies. In 2019, the CFS went through an incredible expansion to become what is arguably the most comprehensive surgical training location in the country. Read about the Center's expansion.

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With your help, the Department of Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine is changing lives. Financial support from our community is critical to providing leading-edge surgical care to thousands of people every year. Your partnership enables UC San Diego's Department of Surgery to continue to serve our region's patients with the most expert care available.

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