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UCLA Department of Surgery


The Department of Surgery has 158 full time faculty participating in teaching, research and clinical activities at UCLA and its major affiliated hospitals; 254 voluntary faculty; 16 fellows; and 147 residents. 

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TV Outlets Cover Rare Surgery to Help Teen

UCLA Surgeons help a young Judo Champ continue to pursue his dream by performing delicate surgery. Read more » 

Transplant Study Continues to Garner Attention

UCLA Surgeon Dr. Vatche G. Agopian discusses a new tool to predict postoperative disease recurrence in liver cancer patients who undergo transplant.  Read more »

A New Weight Loss Device 

UCLA Surgeon Dr. Erik Dutson discusses the new FDA-approved device that stimulates a nerve to help curb appetite. Read more »

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