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Support the Work of UC San Diego's Department of Surgery

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

Throughout this site, you will find opportunities to give to specific surgical specialties. You may also choose to donate to the Department of Surgery as a whole in order to provide support for its greatest needs. There are many ways to give, and each gift is received with heartfelt appreciation and the promise to use it responsibly.

To learn about avenues of support, such as multi-year pledges, stock gifts or estate planning, please contact Whitney Nifong at (858) 246-1561 or

Give Now

We are honored and humbled by the generosity of our community. Thank you for your consideration to support the Department of Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

The U.C. San Diego Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization designated by the Internal Revenue Service. Our Federal Tax ID number is 95-287-2494.