Research Program, Centers & Labs
72 Residents
20 Fellows
Experimental Surgical Services
Education & Training

The Department of Surgery offers comprehensive residency programs and surgery fellowships in several different specialty areas, ranging from cardiothoracic surgery, surgical critical care, to vascular surgery and more.

Basic & Translational Sciences Laboratory

Our robust research program provides our residents and faculty the opportunity to participate in scientific discovery and clinical innovation. We have a rich history of renowned basic and clinical science research, distinguishing ourself as an academic and clinical center of excellence.

Dr. Andrew Adams
Patient Care

Exceptional surgical care of our patients is our primary responsibility. Patients' needs come first. This requires exceptional surgeons, nurses and staff, and clinical excellence. We treat patients as if they are our family members.

Dr. Sayeed Ikramuddin

Department Head, Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD, MHA

Our vision is to be the preeminent department of surgery in Minnesota, serving patients of the world where groundbreaking research and exceptional training come together to produce the unrivaled care that we demand for our loved ones.

On April 1, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine released its annual Top Doctors: Rising Stars Edition list. This year, nine of our remarkable faculty made the reputable list.


The award recognizes graduating medical students and faculty members who are excellent examples of humanism in the care of patients.


How can studying the Medical Humanities help you become a better healthcare professional? Associate Professor of Medical Humanities Dr. Matthew L. Reznicek explains this in the "PHSRC Pulse."

Health Talk

Let's welcome our new residents as they celebrate Match Day and look to the future with the Department of Surgery!


Upcoming Events
Surgery Grand Rounds
Annual Viktor and Sigrid Gilbertsen Lecture with Dr. Peter T. KinghamDr. Gilbertsen trained under Dr....
DoS Annual Appreciation Event
  Immediate family members are invited to attend. Details and RSVP coming in March.For questions, please...