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.

Today, Thursday, May 25, marks the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd. 


We are very grateful to Dr. Derrick Green for agreeing to serve as interim division chief of vascular and endovascular surgery as well as director of vascular services


The Minnesota Evidence-Based Practice Center (EPC) received a $417,000 contract from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to conduct a systematic review evaluating the effectiveness of treatments for Stage I–III anal squamous cell


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