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Woman receives second heart transplant at UW — 27 years after first

Seattle KIRO 7 News By: Amy Clancy Updated: Aug 9, 2018 – 6:45 PM   In the late 1980s while living on Seattle’s Capitol Hill, Victoria Doyle knew something was seriously wrong. She couldn’t run, had strange heart rates and lived in fear of passing out, especially while driving. “I really thought I’d be dead by 30,”…

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The Transformer UW Medicine Podcast — Episode 2: Put Me in Doc, The Patient as Team Player featuring Dr. Danielle Lavallee, Research Associate Professor

UW Medicine Chief Health System Officer Lisa Brandenburg and Drs. Carol Salerno and Danielle Lavallee discuss shared decision-making and partnering with patients to help deliver world-class, patient-centered care and improve communications, patient satisfaction and health outcomes.

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Sara Javid, MD New Associate Editor Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (JNCCN)

JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Strengthens Editorial Focus on Original, Impactful Research into Cancer Care Delivery Journal reaches new heights for readership and impact rating thanks to expanding content, including new studies, panel insights, and NCCN Guidelines® FORT WASHINGTON, PA [August 6, 2018] — Today, JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network introduced new associate editors,…

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WELCOME MESSAGE
EDUCATION
RESEARCH
CLINICAL
WELCOME MESSAGE

I'm delighted to welcome you to the Department of Surgery website. I invite you to peruse the many facets of our Department described in this site - our nationally and internationally respected faculty, the nature and scope of our surgical programs, our highly regarded residency programs and our exciting research endeavors that include basic, translational, outcomes and clinical research. MORE

Douglas E. Wood MD, FACS, FRCSEd
The Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair

EDUCATION

As one of the premier surgical training programs in the country, the University of Washington Department of Surgery fosters trainees along their path to independent surgical practice. Residents engage with local, national, and international surgical leaders as they master clinical and technical skills in their respective fields. Our graduates demonstrate excellence in clinical medicine, research, and leadership across a broad range of practice settings. 
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RESEARCH

Featured Researcher: Kimberly Riehle, MD

Dr. Kimberly Riehle, Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric General Surgery, first joined Department of Surgery as a general surgery resident in 2001 and during her surgical training she spent she spent two years in the laboratory of Dr. Nelson Fausto, then chair of the Department of Pathology. During that time, she gained expertise in molecular mechanisms of liver regeneration and hepatocellular carcinogenesis.

After completing her clinical training in pediatric surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2010, she returned to the University of Washington to become the first female member of the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, with an adjunct appointment in the Department of Pathol¬ogy. During her first two years on the faculty, her research continued to focus on liver injury, fibrosis, and regeneration under Professor Fausto’s mentorship, then she shifted her research focus to a disease that she encounters as a pediatric surgeon, fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (FL-HCC). Since 2013, she and Dr. Raymond Yeung, Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, have formed a multidis¬ciplinary collaborative team with faculty in the Departments of Pharmacology, Pathology, and Medical Oncology, all work¬ing together to find a cure for this disease. MORE

CLINICAL