Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. Giana Davidson elected as UWMC’s chief of staff elect

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Dr. Giana Davidson, Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery, was elected UW Medical Center’s (UWMC) Chief of Staff Elect. She will begin her two-year term starting July 1, 2019 and will chair UWMC’s Credentials Committee for the next 2 years. Dr. Martin Makela, Medical Director of the UW Medical Center Emergency…

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SFD recognizes Harborview team for saving drowning victim

UW Medicine | The Huddle | June 3, 2019 During its annual Awards Luncheon on May 16, the Seattle Fire Department presented its Certificate of Recognition to a group of clinicians and first responders who helped save the life of Deena Hernandez, a 21-year-old woman who fell from her paddleboat into freezing water in January…

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Robotic surgery leads to faster recovery time

UW Medicine | Newsroom | May 22, 2019 Diana Davis was preparing for a family vacation when she found out she had liver cancer caused by hepatitis C. At first, doctors thought she would need a liver transplant. Instead, through the UW Medical Center’s Liver Tumor Clinic, a team of specialists provided a personalized treatment…

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Dr. Elina Quiroga Honored at UW’s 3rd Annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event

Monday, May 13, 2019 The University of Washington Latino Center for Health hosted the 3rd Annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event on May 2, 2019. This event highlights and honors the incredibly diverse body of work and impactful contributions of the 33 Latinx faculty across the tri-campuses of the University of Washington. Among the honorees is…

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