Surgery

Improving lives together

The University of Alberta is ranked sixth globally for transplantation and is also world leader in areas of research such as diabetes and articular cartilage repair. Each surgical division speaks to where it is a regional, national and world leader in innovative teaching or research.

“Are you looking for a great place to do collaborative research between basic scientists and clinicians? Well, look no further – the University of Alberta’s Department of Surgery is the place.” – Associate Professor Dr. Adetola Adesida, cartilage tissue engineer/scientist.

"At the University of Alberta, the surgery residents come together to create a supportive community. These residents become a family that you can rely on throughout residency." – Resident Dr. Vivien Chan.

Improving Lives Together is a fast-paced, creative, exciting film-Odessey that takes us on a journey through the teaching, research, clinical facilities and technology – and above all, the community – that make the Department of Surgery a world-leader.

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