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Surgery

The Surgery Department expands clinical, research and educational programs, building upon a rich legacy of surgical innovations. Surgeons are leaders in divisions including trauma, burns and plastic/ reconstructive surgery. The department advances the field of surgery through biomedical research in areas such as gastrointestinal metabolic surgery, stem cell therapies and wound healing. Educational programs offer specialized surgical training in colon and rectal surgery, vascular surgery and burn surgery, to prepare our students for a variety of procedures. In conjunction with other Weill Cornell Medicine departments, the Surgery Department also runs the Skills Acquisition and Innovation Laboratory, which offers a simulation operating room for hands-on instruction.

News

Addressing Challenges to Adopting MRI for Prostate Cancer Screening

September 13, 2018

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may not be the best diagnostic choice universally for all men suspected of having prostate cancer, according to researchers at Weill Cornell...
Dr. Lisa Newman Appointed Chief of the Section of Breast Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine

September 7, 2018

Dr. Lisa Newman, an internationally renowned breast surgeon and researcher, has been appointed chief of the Section of Breast Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical...