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Welcome to the Department of Surgery at UC San Diego

We are dedicated to providing excellent, compassionate care for our patients, conducting breakthrough research, and educating the top doctors of the future.

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Commitment to Patients

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Cutting-Edge Research

$19 million
research portfolio

Leading Through Diversity

women faculty

Center for the Future of Surgery

Since its inception in 2011, the UC San Diego Center for the Future of Surgery (CFS) has been Ground Zero at UC San Diego for surgical teaching, training and innovation. More than 1,800 courses have been held at CFS, and more than 20,000 attendees have received training to improve their technical skills and build their clinical competencies -- abilities that translate directly into improved patient outcomes.

This year, CFS has gone through an incredible expansion to become what is arguably the most comprehensive surgical training location in the country. More than 2,000 square feet of new training space has been added to the 20,000 square-foot facility, including the largest microsurgery suite in the United States and the first Hybrid Operating Room designed and dedicated for teaching and training on the West Coast.