From the Chair
Dr. McMasters

The University of Louisville, Department of Surgery, has a long and proud tradition of excellence. From its inception in 1837, when the University of Louisville served as the premier medical training ground for the western frontier of the United States, the Department of Surgery has been at the forefront of surgical education, patient care, and research. Continue reading...

Owen Frederick McMasters
Brown Cancer Center Owen's Wish Fund for Cancer Immunotherapy Research
Learn more about the Brown Cancer Center Owen's Wish Fund for Cancer Immunotherapy Research.

Grand Rounds Calendar
Grand Rounds Speaker March 24, 2023: “Evolution of Concepts and Practices with Respect to Surgical Infection”
Presentation by: Dr. Hiram C. Polk, Jr.
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Past Grand Rounds
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Our Newsletter
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The Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.

The Department of Surgery is a proud member of:

  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Society of Black Academic Surgeons
  • Association of Out Surgeons and Allies
  • Latino Surgical Society

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