Department of Surgery

Welcome to the Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery, in collaboration with Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary, is one of the largest surgical departments in North America. With over 400 surgeons, our members are committed to a professional and academic culture that is continually progressing and improving. Our department is made up of 13 sections who teach and provide care at five acute care hospitals in the Calgary Zone.  We are dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, excellence in education, and fostering an innovative research culture.

 

Dr. Schrag and Dr. Frank with Patients in Zimbabwe

Our Sections

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Department News


UCalgary study shows why drug used to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients may only benefit males

Research into the way our immune systems respond to COVID-19 reveals the sex of a patient may affect how well drugs work...

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Re-Imagining Medical Education initiative moves ahead

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Top graduates driven by ambition, spirit of innovation, and desire to give back

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Podiatric surgeon sets his sights on helping diabetes patients prevent complications

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