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.

We are excited to welcome the five new outstanding fellows to the University of Minnesota on August 1, 2024!


We are excited to announce our newly matched Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program fellows!


Dr. Genevieve Melton-Meaux helped investigate if large language model chatbots can effectively describe the risks, benefits, and alternatives to surgical procedures to patients.


The Division of Transplantation extends its leadership in Pancreas and Islet Transplantation at this year's 19th World IPITA-IXA-CTRMS Joint Congress in San Diego, CA, from October 26 to 29, 2023.


Upcoming Events
Surgery Grand Rounds
A New Paradigm for Management of Complex Single Ventricle Fontan Circulation with Pranava Sinha, MD, MBA