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The Department of Surgery is honored to announce the launch of the Bud and Sue Selig Hub for Health Services Research
The Commissioner and Mrs. Selig are Milwaukee through and through and their generous support of our community has been impactful for decades. This gift will further enhance our partnership to improve health care in southeastern Wisconsin, in bringing Hope to Health, especially for those struggling to receive the care they deserve. The Department of Surgery and our Division of Research are excited to build upon the Selig’s support and transform health care the same way Commissioner Selig transformed the Milwaukee Brewers and Major League Baseball.
Surgery Annual Mendeloff Lectureship
Roy Phitayakorn, MD, MHPE | Learning From Our Past: The Historical Context of Current Issues and the Future Solutions in Surgery Education
The Sixth Annual Mark B. Adams, MD, Memorial Lectureship in Transplantation
Robert A. Montgomery, MD, PhD | The Story of an Unlikely Personal and Professional Transplant Odyssey
Department of Surgery NewsSee All Surgery News
Decades of Army Experience Shapes MCW Surgeon's Care for Veterans and Others
November 9, 2023
Dr. Lewis Somberg believes empathy is essential for providing care for military Veterans.
Surgical Excellence and Compassionate Training: Meet Dr. Rana Higgins
August 16, 2023
Throughout her career, Dr. Higgins has actively studied and practiced robotic surgery.
Dr. Douglas B. Evans Receives Benjamin E. Mays Medal, Highest Alum Honor at Bates College
July 3, 2023
Douglas B. Evans, MD, has been awarded the Benjamin E. Mays Medal by the Bates College Alumni Association, the highest alum award of the college. The medal recognizes an alum for distinguished service to the worldwide community and outstanding accomplishment.
MCW Surgeon and Educator Brings Expertise to South America as a Fulbright Grant Recipient
April 13, 2023
Dr. Michael Malinowski has a passion for helping others and collaborating with educators across the globe.
Dept. of Surgery Doctors Included in Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2023
March 17, 2023
Castle Connolly has released their Top Doctors of 2023 list which include doctors in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Caitlin Patten Honored in Annual ‘40 Under 40’ List
March 16, 2023
Dr. Patten is a breast surgical oncologist whose clinical focus consists of caring for patients with breast cancer, benign breast diseases, and those who are at high risk for developing breast cancer.
Congratulations to Dr. Anai Kothari as This Year's Recipient of the CSA Turcotte Award
March 15, 2023
Dr. Anai Kothari is this year's recipient of the Turcotte Award.
Cardiovascular Team Completes 1,000th TAVR Procedure
March 10, 2023
Recently, the cardiovascular team at Froedtert Hospital performed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, procedure.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Name Matthew Cooper, MD, Chief of Transplantation, Director of Joint Solid Organ Transplantation Program
March 1, 2023
Matthew Cooper, MD, has been appointed Chief of the Division of Transplantation in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Director of the Joint Solid Organ Transplantation Program at Froedtert Health and Children’s Wisconsin, and the Mark B. Adams Chair in Transplant...
News from the 2023 Association for Academic Surgery Conference
February 17, 2023
Congratulations to our faculty, residents, and students who were recognized at the 2023 Association for Academic Surgery Conference.
We pledge to achieve and maintain equity and diversity among faculty and staff, to reinforce professional workplace standards, and to optimize patient care and health equity. #IWILLMCW #WEWILLMCW
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