UT Southwestern Medical Center Department of Surgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center Department of Surgery

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Vascular Chief Melissa Kirkwood and her team have developed a facial shield to address the ongoing problem of eye/head radiation exposure in surgeons and interventionalists. The shield reduced that exposure by 71%-85%, as reported in the Journal of Vascular Surgery and in an interview with Dr. Kirkwood in an online publication, Vascular Specialist. http://ow.ly/nCJE50I55C0
Today's CORT guest lecture will feature Natasha Corbitt, M.D., Ph.D., who will be discussing "Modeling Human Biliary Atresia-A New Approach to a Persistent Problem". http://ow.ly/mj7z50I4vrj
Today's CORT guest lecture will feature Gerta Hoxhaj, Ph.D., who will be discussing "Metabolic Determinants Of Cell Growth And Cell Migration". http://ow.ly/Q7rl50HXG5U
Drs. Sam Wang (a primary author), Matthew Porembka, and John Karalis had an article published in Nature Communications. In the article, they identify genetic markers that predict survival and response to therapy in gastric cancer patients. Congratulations Drs. Wang, Porembka, and Karalis! http://ow.ly/ZLqA50HWZFO
In January, Orthopaedic Research Society spotlighted our own Benjamin Levi, M.D. http://ow.ly/mjqg50HS17h
Today is National Donor Day. By joining the DONATE LIFE TEXAS donor registry, you give hope to thousands of people awaiting the transplant they need to survive. Your generosity can save as many as eight lives. http://ow.ly/oZFJ50HRZ0w
Today's CORT guest lecture will feature Sundeep Khosla, M.D., who will be discussing "The Role of Cellular Senescence in Age
Related Bone Loss and Repair". http://ow.ly/pyHQ50HRYbZ
The 2022 Sherilyn Gordon Memorial Travel Award has been given to third-year medical student Benjamin Wang by American Society of Transplant Surgeons - ASTS. Congratulations, Benjamin! http://ow.ly/FhTB50HRXs0
Despite the ice storm in Texas, the Department of Surgery is proud to support and raise awareness for women's heart health on National #WearRedDay!
Today's CORT guest lecture will feature Jian Q. Feng, M.D., PhD., who will be discussing "Tendon Directly Forms Bone & Fibrocartilage And Repairs Bone In Trauma". http://ow.ly/Vqv950HFvQa
View the latest publications from the Department of Surgery here: http://ow.ly/Kmtb50HBqX9
Tomorrow we welcome Mitchell Heflin, M.D., MHS and Sandhya Lagoo-Deenadayalan, M.D., Ph.D. from Duke University School of Medicine (Duke Med) as grand rounds guest lecturer as part of the Geriatrics Visiting Lectureship in Surgery! http://ow.ly/hWVk50HBtts

The Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center consists of bariatric and foregut, burn/ The Divisions of the Department of Surgery:

Bariatric and Foregut Surgery
Burn, Trauma, Acute and Critical Care Surgery
Colon and Re**al Surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Surgical Oncology
Surgical Transplantation
Vascular Surgery

Operating as usual

Timeline photos 06/03/2022

Caroline Park, M.D., received the Trauma Surgeon of the Year Award for 2022 from the Department of Emergency Medicine. Congrats, Dr. Park! http://ow.ly/jqHX50Jml7t

Timeline photos 06/02/2022

A study led by Drs. Huocong Huang and Rolf Brekken has been featured in UT Southwestern News. The study, published in Cancer Cell, describes how mesothelial cells transform into specialized fibroblasts that help pancreatic tumors evade an immune response and that blocking these processes could improve cancer therapy. http://ow.ly/M03r50JlYSI

Timeline photos 06/01/2022

Join us tomorrow for the next Abdominal Transplant Lecture. "Transplant Oncology in 2022-Where Do We Stand?” will be discussed by Dr. Gonzalo Sapisochin from the @U of T Department of Surgery. http://ow.ly/2kCR50JlYrx

Timeline photos 05/24/2022

Patricio Polanco, M.D., has been named a Eugene P. Frenkel, M.D., Scholar in Clinical Medicine at UT Southwestern. This prestigious honor includes funding for research and professional development to promote excellence in cancer care. http://ow.ly/SIHo50Jebwi

Timeline photos 05/23/2022

William Turner, M.D., received a Lifetime Achievement Award from his alma mater, the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Turner was given the award at a banquet celebrating his class's 50th reunion. http://ow.ly/t05T50Jebfm

Timeline photos 05/17/2022

Join us tomorrow for the Department of Surgery’s 24th Annual Surgery Research Forum. The forum will feature guest speaker Martha A. Zeiger, M.D., presentations, "poster blasts" (two-minute talks), and a poster session. http://ow.ly/5ivb50JabJg

Timeline photos 05/16/2022

Amr Al Abbas, M.D., under the guidance of Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Ph.D., has been awarded a major grant for robotic surgery research from the Association for Surgical Education. The grant will support their project, “The Impact of Task-Specific Feedback Using a Virtual Platform on Trainee Technical Skills and Perceptions: A Novel Multicenter Robotic Hernia Curriculum.”

Timeline photos 05/13/2022

Today's CORT guest lecture will feature Thomas Carroll, Ph.D., who will be discussing "Interstitial Cell Heterogeneity Creates Unique Microenvironments That Regulate The Differentiation And Maintenance Of Kidney Parenchyma". http://ow.ly/MnFE50J7w6R

Timeline photos 05/12/2022

Join us tomorrow for the next Burlington Northern Lecture Series. Dr. Paula Ferrada from Inova Health System will discuss "C-A-B: Rethinking Resuscitation" http://ow.ly/ZlY250J6JWZ

Timeline photos 05/08/2022

Happy Mother’s Day from all of us in the Department of Surgery!

Timeline photos 05/06/2022

Today's CORT guest lecture will feature Catherine McCusker, Ph.D., who will be discussing "Using The Mexican Axolotl To Uncover The Secrets Of Limb Regeneration". http://ow.ly/T9PU50J1ujY

Timeline photos 05/06/2022

Thank you to everyone who came out on Saturday for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s Walk to support the fight against .

Timeline photos 05/06/2022

Today is the first day of Nurses’ Week 2022! Thank you to our nurses, today and every day! Do you want to recognize a nurse who forever changed your life? Leave a comment and tag your favorite superhero.

Timeline photos 05/04/2022

Dr. Parsia Vagefi and Dr. Fiemu Nwariaku, alongside Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Dr. Darren Malinoski, gave an engaging lecture "The Butterfly Effect: From Trauma to Transplant, to Clinical Transformation" for the Department of Surgery's monthly Faculty Development Series.

Timeline photos 05/03/2022

Join us tomorrow for the next Abdominal Transplant Lecture. Dr. Darren Malinoski from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) will discuss "DMGs and Hypothermia – Donor-Based Interventions to Improve Transplant Outcomes." http://ow.ly/nUp850IXwWH

Timeline photos 05/02/2022

As the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end, we wish our peers and surgery partners a very warm and prosperous .

Timeline photos 04/29/2022

Today's CORT guest lecture will feature Joy Wu, M.D., Ph.D., FASBMR, who will be discussing "Stem Cells in the Bone Marrow Microenvironment". http://ow.ly/jS6K50IVC9V

Timeline photos 04/20/2022

Chair and Executive Chair, Dr. Herbert Zeh and Dr. Fiemu Nwariaku alongside Chief of Surgery at Massachusetts General, Dr. Keith Lillemoe, at the Department of Surgery's Faculty Development Series: "Bile Duct Injuries Prevention and Management: Optimizing Surgical Decisions" http://ow.ly/UW7350INCTE

Timeline photos 04/19/2022

View the latest publications from the Department of Surgery here: http://ow.ly/yTtO50IIhsm

Timeline photos 04/17/2022

From our Surgery family to yours...Happy Easter!

Timeline photos 04/14/2022

April is National . A single donor can save eight lives Consider joining the donor registry: http://ow.ly/AUg950IIhbi

Cancer and Transplant Dental Care | UT Southwestern Medical Center 04/13/2022

Cancer and Transplant Dental Care | UT Southwestern Medical Center

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Learn about the importance of oral cancer screening and the factors that may put you at risk.

Cancer and Transplant Dental Care | UT Southwestern Medical Center Our dedication to providing expert and compassionate dental care makes an important difference to cancer patients.

Timeline photos 04/08/2022

Today's Burlington Northern Lecture Series will feature Samuel Wade Ross, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, who will be discussing " Emergency General Surgery: A New Frontier for Quality Improvement." http://ow.ly/WgXH50ICXni

Timeline photos 04/07/2022

Today's Abdominal Transplant Lecture series will feature Richard Formica, M.D. from Yale Medicine. Dr. Formica will discuss "Understanding the Use of Metrics in Clinical Transplantation”. http://ow.ly/RmF650ICVRY

Timeline photos 04/04/2022

Madhuri Nagaraj, M.D., a research resident who focuses on education and simulation, has won the Outstanding Resident Teacher Award from the Association for Surgical Education. Congratulations, Dr. Nagaraj!

Timeline photos 04/01/2022

Today's CORT and CASP guest lecture will feature Andrew Hung, M.D., who will be discussing "Automated Robotic Surgical Assessment with Artificial Intelligence." http://ow.ly/w1Q250Iycqb

Timeline photos 04/01/2022

For the April session of the Abdominal Transplant Lecture series, we are pleased to welcome Richard Formica, M.D. from Yale Medicine. Dr. Formica will discuss "Understanding the Use of Metrics in Clinical Transplantation”. http://ow.ly/Bbuh50IueEZ

Photos from UT Southwestern Medical Center Department of Surgery's post 03/30/2022

Today's surgery professional development series featured the topic "Celebrating Women in Surgery," presented by Drs. Rebekah Naylor and Patricia Bergen. Thank you both — this was an excellent and informative presentation!

Timeline photos 03/30/2022

On , we say "thank you" to our doctors and other doctors in our community for everything they do!

Timeline photos 03/25/2022

Today's CORT guest lecture will feature Amr Al Abbas, M.D., who will be discussing "The Development of Task Specific Metrics for Evaluating the Gastrojejunostomy in Robotic Pancreaticoduodenectomy". http://ow.ly/YH8A50IssKp

Timeline photos 03/23/2022

Join us tomorrow for the next UTSW Science Café, which will feature Dr. Parsia Vagefi, who will discuss the science behind the largest liver transplant program in the region. To register: http://ow.ly/WzG250Ipefh

Learn more about Dr. Vagefi: http://ow.ly/b4Ja50Iphx2

Timeline photos 03/22/2022

Xinxin Song, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Tang/Kang lab, has won an institutional research grant from the American Cancer Society for her proposal, “Overcoming Resistance of Pancreatic Cancer Cells to Ferroptosis.” http://ow.ly/Jg7a50IpcSF

Timeline photos 03/18/2022

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Alejandra Rodriguez to the Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Program!

Learn more about the program here: http://ow.ly/VCkE50In4w0

Timeline photos 03/18/2022

Please join us in welcoming the Department of Surgery's prelim class of 2022–2023!

Timeline photos 03/18/2022

Please join us in welcoming the Department of Surgery's categorical intern class of 2022–2023!

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