Research Program, Centers & Labs
surgery education
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.

surgery research

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.

Rosenberg with resident in IR reading room
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.

Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD

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.

Robert Bulander Jr., MD, PhD, has accepted the role of Interim Chief in the Division of Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery.


The Surgical Education Office would like to announce Dr. Randi Lassiter as the new UME Surgery Clerkship Director.


Dr. Humphrey served as the interim Department Chair of Surgery in the early '90s and was honored as the Surgical Alumnus of the Year in 1997.


The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery has appointed K. Joshua Wong, MD, as an assistant professor to the team.


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