General Surgery Research - Grants and Awards

Research is important to the Division of General Surgery and to the Minimally Invasive General Surgery Program for many reasons. Our research compliments and enhances our clinical focus. This allows us to:

  • Learn from our experiences and continue to improve upon our results
  • Develop innovative approaches to complex patients and problems
  • Train the next generation of surgeons (MIS Fellows and interested residents) how to think critically and successfully complete research projects

Research Focus Areas:

  • Obesity and bariatric surgery
  • GERD and gastrointestinal surgery
    • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
    • Esophageal and stomach diseases
  • Hernia surgery
    • With a focus on laparoscopic and minimally invasive techniques and outcomes
  • Surgical skills training
  • Endoscopic natural orifice surgery
  • Robotic surgery

Through our cutting-edge research, we are poised to fulfill our mission of excellence in patient care and education.

*Expands to the Faculty Collaboration Database profile page.