Department of Surgery

Established in 1914, the Department of Surgery at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has a long and respected tradition of excellence in clinical care, research, and education. The department is composed of eight surgical specialty divisions:

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Transplantation
  • Trauma, Critical Care and Burn
  • Vascular Diseases and Surgery

The mission of the Department of Surgery is consistent with that of the Ohio State University College of Medicine. The mission includes the delivery of high-quality patient care, the contribution to innovations in medicine through translational research and clinical outcomes studies, and the education of medical students and postgraduate trainees.

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