The Department of Surgery comprises nine standout divisions. Check them out here:

Cardiac Surgery 

  • Business plan development for the robotic mitral program

Colon and Rectal Surgery 

  • Innovative multidisciplinary colorectal cancer program 
  • Hereditary colorectal cancer specialists 
  • Integrative Pelvic Floor Center 

General and Gastrointestinal Surgery   

  • Bariatric surgery program contributing to fastest growing robotic surgery space in the country 
  • First in the country to offer multidisciplinary Abdominal Core Health elective for senior residents 
  • Ohio State’s Gastroenterology and GI Surgery specialty achieved U.S. News & World Report top 50 ranking 

Pediatric Surgery 

  • Extended pediatric surgical coverage to Nationwide Children’s Hospital Toledo, with the recruitment of additional pediatric surgeons for coverage
  • Expanded Liver Transplant volumes and initiated total Pancreatectomy with Islet Cell Transplantation (TPIAT) cases
  • Initiated Fetal Surgery Program procedures and capabilities

Surgical Oncology 

  • Initiated Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocyte Therapy
  • Initiated Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Therapy
  • Launched Thyroid RFA program

Thoracic Surgery 

  • Earned a 3-star rating for all composites from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Transplantation Surgery 

  • Deployed kidney and liver perfusion technology to enhance and maximize use of transplantable organs
  • Launched telehealth visits for post-transplant patients who clinically qualify

Trauma, Critical Care and Burn 

  • Level 1 Trauma Center and Adult Burn Center’s both reverified 
  • Medical Director for Acute Care Surgery recruited 
  • Expansion and deepening of inter-departmental and inter-professional collaboration

Vascular Diseases and Surgery 

  • Expansion of ultrasound from one to three locations