Department of Surgery

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Clinical excellence | Pioneering research | Innovative Education

Department Chair Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD, MHA

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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.

  • 11 DIVISIONS
  • 6 FELLOWSHIPS
  • 6 RESEARCH PROGRAMS, CENTERS & LABS
  • 3 RESIDENCY PROGRAMS
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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.

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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.

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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.