For almost six years now, a group of dedicated surgeons, physicians, nurses, and support staff have been gathering on a weekly basis for a Colorectal Tumor Board. What follows is the who, what, why, and when.
The ultimate goal of the Solid Organ Transplantation (SOT) Joint Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert Hospital-Children's Hospital of Wisconsin-BloodCenter of Wisconsin is to provide successful treatment options for all patients in need of organ transplantation.
The discipline of Endocrine Surgery encompasses the surgical management of disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, and neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas and gastrointestinal tract.
A 28-year-old woman was referred to the Fetal Concerns Center of Wisconsin for evaluation at 21 weeks gestation for a fetal neck mass.
A message from the Chair of the Department of Surgery, Dr. Douglas Evans.
The mission of the multidisciplinary, comprehensive Liver Cancer Program is to provide state-of-the-art clinical care, novel research and focused education to the region and country regarding liver cancer management.
Upcoming events for the Department of Surgery.
The majority of breast cancer care in the United States remains decentralized. However, the treatment of breast cancer is becoming increasingly complex with the addition of new targeted therapies and genomic profiling, requiring the coordination of multiple specialties.
For decades, the repair of ventral, incisional and inguinal hernias has been the sole domain of the general surgeon.
Please welcome Dr. Chris Rokkas, Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, as the newest member of the MCW Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Several Department of Surgery faculty and residents have been selected as recipients of medical student teacher awards.
Selected Multidisciplinary Conferences and their meeting location and time.
Organ transplantation is a durable and the definitive life-saving treatment modality for patients suffering from irreversible organ failure.
Every Tuesday morning from 6:45-8:30 a.m., the trauma, acute care surgery, surgical ICU, and orthopaedic trauma services meet to discuss cases from the previous week.
The Division of Vascular Surgery conducts two weekly multidisciplinary conferences, the Vascular Case Conference and the Peripheral Vascular Board.