Compassionate care for patients.

Innovative research for surgery.

Training for the next leaders and best.

The University of Michigan Department of Surgery combines excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and education. We have been advancing knowledge in surgical treatments since 1849.

Our experts deliver a compassionate experience for patients, biomedical discoveries that further the field of medicine, and best-in-class training for the next generation of surgeon leaders.

The Michigan Promise

The Michigan Promise is a longitudinal investment in the Department of Surgery faculty and residents. It is a commitment to support individuals in achieving their full professional and academic potential, ensuring our community realizes its goal as the Leaders and Best.

Together Against Racism

The Department of Surgery at Michigan Medicine is dedicated to the safety of all patients, families, employees, and learners who come into our hospitals and clinics. We strive to be an anti-racist institution that is dedicated to supporting policies and practices aimed at eliminating health disparities, improving access to care for all communities, and building a culture that ensures safety and a sense of belonging for everyone. We stand together against intolerant or disrespectful behavior and condemn racism in any form.

"Here at the University of Michigan, our goal is to be leaders in research, clinical care, and education. We want our residents and fellows to be the future leaders and educators across the country and across the world."

Rishindra Reddy, MD