Department of Surgery News Archive

Big Lungs, Huge Heart

UW Medicine | ACCELERATE | April 24, 2019 Brought together by a double-lung transplant, a patient and his surgeon reflect on their connection.   Anyone who’s talked to Coach Shea Little feels compelled to tell you how warm, generous and caring he is. And that kindness is one reason Little means so much to his…

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American Burn Association Recognizes Dr. Nicole Gibran, Beth Costa And Dr. Barclay Stewart

UW Medicine | The Huddle | April 10, 2019 Three members of the UW Medicine Burn Center were honored at the American Burn Association‘s annual meeting in Las Vegas, April 2th-5th. Dr. Nicole Gibran, Nancy Auth Washington Research Foundation Endowed Chair for Restorative Burn Surgery and Professor, Division of Trauma, Burn & Critical Care Surgery,…

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Experts see ‘alarming’ spike in young patients with colon cancer

KIRO7 News | by Deedee Sun | April 18, 2019 Doctors who are leaders in treating and researching colon and rectal cancers are discovering the age of their patients keeps going down. In the last 10 years, they’ve noticed more patients in their 30s, 20s and even teens getting diagnosed – something that used to…

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Dr. Sherene Shalhub Receives Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award

Wednesday, April 17, 2019   Dr. Sherene Shalhub, Associate Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery, received the 2-year, $250K Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award for her research initiative titled “Engaging Patients with Type B Aortic Dissections as Partners in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research.” Her research project details those patients with type B aortic dissection (TBAD), who face…

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