Compassionate care for patients.

Innovative research for medicine.

Training for the next leaders and best.

The University of Michigan Department of Surgery combines excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and education, 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.

Our surgical specialties include:

General Surgery
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery / Hospital Dentistry
Pediatric Surgery
Plastic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Transplant Surgery
Vascular Surgery


Learn about the Michigan Promise and the Department of Surgery.


Michigan Center for Global Surgery graphic showing the focus on Global Health Education, International Surgical Care, and World Health Policy and Research.
December 8, 2017

The Future of Global Surgery

The new Michigan Center for Global Surgery provides a unique, multi-faceted opportunity for Michigan surgeons to affect care on a global scale.