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Surgery

Welcome to the Department of Surgery

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Welcome to the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Surgery. This site will give you some idea of our environment and our accomplishments. If you desire a career in surgery, are a good student and are willing to work hard to become the best possible surgeon, please visit and talk with us about your future in surgery. We invite you to learn more about the residency program by selecting Education, about our departmental structure by selecting Divisions, about our Faculty and their Research by selecting the respective links.

We invite you to learn more about the Medical College and explore the city of Milwaukee through the links provided.

Douglas B. Evans, MD 
Donald C. Ausman Family Foundation Professor of Surgery and Chair

Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Mission

Mission

The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Surgery is dedicated to leadership and excellence in education, research, patient care, and community service.
Vision

Vision

The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Surgery will become one of the best departments in the nation by dedication to:

  • Commitment to resident, student and continuing medical education
  • Innovative basic, translational, and outcomes research
  • Excellence and scholarship in patient care with robust interdisciplinary programs
  • Professionalism and collegiality in relationships with colleagues, nurses, residents, students and staff
  • Creativity, teamwork and pride in dedication to mission and achievement of vision
Core Values

Core Values

  • Commitment to education
  • Innovative research
  • Excellence in patient care
  • Professionalism and collegiality
  • Creativity, teamwork and pride
  • February 20, 2019

    7:30 am–8:30 am

    Surgery Grand Rounds

    Helfaer Auditorium, Froedtert West Hospital

    General Surgery Resident Presentations

  • March 5, 2019

    11:45 am–2:00 pm

    Clinical Research Power Lunch: Budget Development for Clinical Trials

    MCW Alumni Center

Faculty Staff Collaborate

Education

The Department of Surgery offers a Medical Student Program, a General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowships in the following: Clinical Psychology, Endocrine Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary, Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Research and Vascular Surgery.

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Research

MCW is advancing research through curiosity and discovery with faculty and staff committed to a culture of collaboration.  

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Giving

Support the life-saving work of the Department of Surgery at MCW, and help build a foundation of excellence in patient care, medical training and innovation. 

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Divisions

Explore Surgery department divisions publications, current clinical programs and clinical highlights.  

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Department of Surgery News

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Announcements

3/5/2019 Clinical Research Power Lunch: Budget Development for Clinical Trials

3/5/2019 Clinical Research Power Lunch: Budget Development for Clinical Trials

The Division of Research is hosting a Clinical Research Power Lunch on March 5 in the Alumni Center; the symposium will provide a comprehensive overview of budget development for clinical trials.

The event will feature Kelsey Richey, MS, who joins us from the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS) where she is the Manager of Financial Services for the Center for Clinical Research.

Clinical Research Power Lunch: Budget Development for Clinical Trials: Registration

Schedule
11:45 am Lunch
12:00-1:00 pm Kelsey’s Presentation (Alumni Center)
1:00-2:00 pm Department of Surgery Q&A (Hub A1015/1035)

2/13/2019 Surgery Research Conference - Drs. Kong and Beyer We Care Award Updates

2/13/2019 Surgery Research Conference - Drs. Kong and Beyer We Care Award Updates

Surgery Research Conferences are the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5:00-6:00 pm in the Clinical Cancer Center Conference Room M.
1/30/2019 Grand Rounds - CANCELLED

1/30/2019 Grand Rounds - CANCELLED

CANCELLED
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1/27/2019 High Voltage Event - CANCELLED - see cancellation flyer for more details

1/27/2019 High Voltage Event - CANCELLED - see cancellation flyer for more details

CANCELLED due to severe weather advisory and safety concerns: mention the High Voltage Ice Races at the Harley-Davidson Museum ticket counter for 1/2 price admission on Sunday, January 27.

Cancellation Flyer (PDF)

Second Annual
HIGH VOLTAGE ICE RACES
Wilson Park, Milwaukee (16th & Howard)

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - Please note new date
Races begin at 11 AM

AMA Sanctioned OVAL track
Racer registration on-site day of race.

Spectators watch for FREE from the warm second story pavilion or out on the balcony! Donations will be accepted to benefit the We Care Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Research.

High Voltage Ice Races

Flyer (PDF)

1/25/2019 Pancreatic Cancer Symposium

1/25/2019 Pancreatic Cancer Symposium

The MCW Department of Surgery will be hosting the 8th Annual MCW Pancreatic Cancer Symposium on Friday, January 25, 2019 in the Rumble at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. The meeting will provide a comprehensive overview of the diagnosis and treatment of resectable, borderline resectable, locally advanced, and metastatic pancreatic cancer, with special emphasis on multi-disciplinary management.

Our guest speakers will be Ignacio Garrido-Laguna, MD, PhD, of the University of Utah, and Christopher Crane, MD, from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

  • If you plan to claim CE credit (max 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit), register online at ocpe.mcw.edu/surgery. A $25 registration fee will be assessed. Create Account in the upper right corner of the website, enter all the required (*) information, select “2019 MCW Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Symposium” and click the Register tab.
  • If you do not plan to claim CME credit, please email your name, credentials, email address and any dietary restrictions to surgeryevents@mcw.edu to register.
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1/23/2019 Grand Rounds, 7:30-8:30 AM, Helfaer Auditorium, Froedtert West Hospital

1/23/2019 Grand Rounds, 7:30-8:30 AM, Helfaer Auditorium, Froedtert West Hospital

Genetic Research in Congenital Heart Disease (CHD): from Etiology to Translational Applications
Aoy Tomita-Mitchell, PhD

Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Congenital Heart Surgery
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1/16/2019 Grand Rounds, 7:30-8:30 AM, Helfaer Auditorium, Froedtert West Hospital

1/16/2019 Grand Rounds, 7:30-8:30 AM, Helfaer Auditorium, Froedtert West Hospital

Beyond the Sternotomy: Cardiac Surgery in the Minimally Invasive Era
Michael Cain, MD
MCW General Surgery Resident

Surgical Readmissions: Does Timing Matter?
Lindsey Clark, MD

MCW Geneal Surgery Resident

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1/9/2019 Surgery Research Conference - Dr. Angela Mathison presents Next Generation Sequencing Methodologies for Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine

1/9/2019 Surgery Research Conference - Dr. Angela Mathison presents Next Generation Sequencing Methodologies for Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine

Surgery Research Conferences are the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5:00-6:00 pm in the Clinical Cancer Center Conference Room M.
12/12/2018 Surgery Research Conference - Transplant Surgery Research Updates

12/12/2018 Surgery Research Conference - Transplant Surgery Research Updates

Surgery Research Conferences are the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5:00-6:00 pm in the Clinical Cancer Center Conference Room M.
11/28/2018 Grand Rounds

11/28/2018 Grand Rounds

Bariatric Surgery: It's Not What You Think It Is!
Thomas Inge, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics and Akers Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery
Associate Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Hospital Colorado
Director, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver
Director, Adolescent Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado
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11/14/2018 Surgery Research Conference - Vascular Surgery Research Updates

11/14/2018 Surgery Research Conference - Vascular Surgery Research Updates

The speakers for this month's conference will be:

  • Gary Seabrook, MD
  • Brian Lewis, MD
  • Kellie Brown, MD
  • Peter Rossi, MD
  • Nathan Kugler, MD (Chief Resident)

Surgery Research Conferences are the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5:00-6:00 pm in the Clinical Cancer Center Conference Room M.

11/7/2018 Grand Rounds

11/7/2018 Grand Rounds

Intubation-Related Laryngeal Injury
Jonathan Bock, MD,  FACS

Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
Division of Laryngology and Professional Voice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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11/9/2018 Breast Care 101: What You Need to Know

11/9/2018 Breast Care 101: What You Need to Know

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8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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