Sections & Programs

The Department of Surgery is one of the most comprehensive surgery programs in the nation, comprised of 11 surgical specialties. We treat a wide range of medical conditions and disorders, with particular emphasis on complex care. Our surgeons are regularly ranked among the best in the nation for their care.

Cardiac Surgery

Section Chief: Valluvan Jeevanandam, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Section Chief: Neil Hyman, MD

General Surgery

Section Chief: Mitchell Posner, MD


Section Chief: David Frim, MD, PhD

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Section Chief: Nishant Agrawal, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Section Chief: Jessica Kandel, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Section Chief: David Chang, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Section Chief: Jessica Donington, MD

Transplant Surgery

Section Chief: John Fung, MD

Trauma Surgery

Section Chief: Selwyn Rogers, MD


Section Chief: Arieh Shalhav, MD

Vascular Surgery

Section Chief: Christopher Skelly, MD