The Department of Surgery shapes global surgical leaders in whole person care, education, and research. Our surgeons are committed to the same values that have driven a legacy of compassionate, innovative care across our academic medical center for generations.

Committed to Those We Serve

  • Quality Patient Care - We provide high-quality, technologically advanced surgical care that supports patients' physical, mental, and spiritual health.
  • Education and Training - Our trainees are tomorrow's surgical leaders, learning alongside world-class mentors using the latest technologies and procedures.
  • Research - Our investigators push boundaries in the science of whole person care, building upon a long legacy of surgical breakthroughs.

Our Specialty Services

Our surgeons work alongside other highly-trained health professionals to provide comprehensive surgical services across seven specialties. Technology, expertise, and value-driven care intersect in each of our services to provide hope and healing to patients of all ages.

Provider Profile

Sharon Lum, MD, MBA, FACS

Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery

Dr. Lum has been a dedicated breast surgeon for over two decades and holds leadership positions in several regional and national surgical societies. She promotes whole person care not only for patients, but also for faculty and trainees. Her research interests include disparities and quality measures in cancer care, and she is an advocate for healthcare equity.

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