Division feature: Transplantation Surgery

  • Third highest abdominal transplant volume in the U.S. in 2020
  • More than 10,000 transplants performed since first kidney transplant in 1967
  • Living donor liver and kidney programs
  • Department includes four MDs, four MD/PhDs and one PhD, reinforcing the collaboration and connection between clinical care and research
  • Seven current research grants totaling more than $2 million

Division feature: Thoracic Surgery

  • Top 25 U.S. News & World Report lung program
  • Earned highest designations available for lung and esophageal programs
  • Among the highest in robotic lung volume nationally; #1 in Ohio
  • Residents participate in American Association for Thoracic Surgery robotic fellowship
  • Published 40 papers last year
  • Distinguished three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for lung and esophageal programs

Division feature: Surgical Oncology

  • Diverse team of 23 faculty–40% under-represented minorities and 40% women
  • Among the top three busiest robotic hepato-pancreato-biliary and adrenal programs in the Midwest
  • One of three original Society of Surgical Oncology fellowships started in 1977
  • 150 publications last year
  • More than $15 million in research funding

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