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Department Overview

The Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine has 7 outstanding divisions (general surgery, transplant, pediatric surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, surgical oncology, vascular surgery and endovascular therapeutics, and hand surgery), with more than 50 full-time faculty members and two residency and six fellowship programs, we have more than 40 surgical trainees each year. The Department of Surgery is in the top 30 percent in NIH funding, totaling more than $2 million, with a total of more than $7.5 million and endowed professorships and research endowments totaling $30 million.