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UW Surgery Faculty

Our faculty practice within seven areas of specialty at four affiliated hospitals, and various UW research facilities. We invite you to explore their biographies listed by Division on the Department of Surgery website.

In the News...

Oct 2013: University of Washington Department of Surgery Chairman, Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, FRCSI (Hon.) installed as 94th President of the American College of Surgeons. Watch his Presidential Address via YouTube.

Surgery Checklist Lowers Death Rate. The Washington Post. 15 Jan 2009. Featuring Dr. David Flum.

Reducing Surgery Errors. ABC News. 20 Feb 2009. Featuring Dr. Patch Dellinger.

A surgical safety checklist to reduce morbidity and mortality in a global population. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 29;360(5):491-9. Haynes AB, Weiser TG, Berry WR, Lipsitz SR, Breizat AH, Dellinger EP, Herbosa T, Joseph S, Kibatala PL, Lapitan MC, Merry AF, Moorthy K, Reznick RK, Taylor B, Gawande AA; Safe Surgery Saves Lives Study Group.

Surgical Care & Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP)