OHSU Department of Surgery

A collaboration of medicine, education, research and innovation. Explore our site to learn more about resident opportunities, medical student courses, research projects, becoming a patient, referring a patient and much more.


Welcome to the OHSU Department of Surgery. We strive for excellence in education, research, scholarship, clinical practice and community service. Through our dynamic, interdisciplinary environment, we stimulate the spirit of inquiry, initiative, and cooperation among diverse students, faculty and administration.


Explore our simulation program and opportunities for medical students and residents.

Recent News


10/17/2014 John Hunter, M.D. elected American Board of Surgery Vice Chair
10/17/2014 Bariatric Surgery Programs of OHSU and Legacy Health host successful obesity management seminar
10/01/2014 New Education Program Director Karen Brasel, M.D. arrives to OHSU
09/08/2014 John Hunter, M.D. welcomes seven new faculty to the Department of Surgery
08/01/2014 New Surgery Simulation Center opens in Richard Jones Hall
06/30/2014 Trauma surgeon Richard Mullins, M.D. retires after 25 years with the Department of Surgery
06/14/2014 Surgery Residents score big at the meeting of the OR-WA Chapters of the ACS

Surgery Residency & Fellowships

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The Surgical Log

September 2014 Surgical Log

Our quarterly newsletter features faculty news, visiting speakers, alumni updates and articles on developing programs and events.  View the latest edition here

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