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Surgery News


View the accomplishments, discoveries, and research from July 2020 for the Department of Surgery.

Surgery News


View the most recents accomplishments, discoveries, and events of the Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

New Director of Critical Care Fellowship and Intensive Care Unit


Dr. Linda Dultz has been appointed as the program director of UT Southwestern’s surgical critical care fellowship and medical director of Parkland Hospital’s surgical intensive care unit (SICU).

UTSW and Children’s On a Mission to Enhance Pediatric Care in North Texas


After collaborating for nearly 60 years, UT Southwestern and Children’s Health have entered into a more formal partnership that promises to enhance pediatric care in North Texas.

Wooldridge Appointed to Leadership Role


Assistant professor and breast surgical oncologist Rachel Wooldridge, M.D., has been appointed co-medical director of the the UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center Genetic Counseling Program.

Hennessy Receives SAGES Award


Assistant Professor Sara Hennessy, M.D., has been selected to receive the Barbara Berci Memorial Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Foundation.

Resident ASC Presentations: A Complete List


The Department of Surgery was well represented at the Academic Surgical Congress meeting in February 2020. This is the complete list of presentations given by UT Southwestern general surgery residents.

Residents Visit Howard University Residency Fair


In February, the Department of Surgery partnered with the UT Southwestern Medical School to attend the annual residency fair in Washington D.C., hosted by Howard University.

Surgical Services at Frisco


UT Southwestern Frisco and its associated Texas Health Hospital opened late 2019, and have been serving patients in North Texas for just over six months. This partnership brings together two highly trusted names in healthcare in one of the fastest growing cities in the country.

Pancreatic Cancer Patient Summit


The third annual Pancreatic Patient Summit is establishing itself as a regular and anticipated event for UT Southwestern. The summit provides an opportunity for patients who have been affected by or are living with pancreatic cancer to learn about disease management from the experts.