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.

This manuscript details the work in designing a diabetes therapy that eliminates immunosuppression needed for islet transplant, using an unlimited source of insulin-producing cells.


We are thrilled to share that Madhuri Rao, MD, FACS, assistant professor in the Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, has been selected as a new International Committee Co-Chair for the Women in Thoracic Surgery


Each year, nonprofits and public entities with cutting-edge projects that will make a difference in Minnesota's cancer community are given the opportunity to apply for a grant from the organization.


We pay tribute to Dr. King's relentless pursuit of equality and justice by integrating his compassion and fairness into our operations, where every department member is respected and supported to accomplish their best work.


Upcoming Events
DoS Annual Appreciation Event
  Immediate family members are invited to attend. Details and RSVP coming in March.For questions, please...