Division of

General Surgery

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DOS Mission Statement

The General Surgery Division at UW Medicine is comprised of healthcare leaders recognized both nationally and internationally for their innovation and expertise. In addition to their clinical practice, our providers are responsible for teaching the next generation of surgeons, as well as leading the field with high-impact surgical research. Surgeons within the General Surgery Division uphold a multi-faceted mission to:

Provide compassionate, superior patient care;

Offer state-of-the-art technology for a broad spectrum of secondary and tertiary surgical procedures;

Teach and mentor surgeons of the future in our resident and fellowship programs,

Vigilantly translate clinical investigative findings for use in patient care.

General Surgery — Clinical Programs

General Surgery — Residency and Fellowships

Division Leadership


Brant Oelschlager, MD

Professor & Chief,
Division of General Surgery


David Byrd, MD

Professor & Associate Chief,
Division of General Surgery
Section Chief, Surgical Oncology

General Surgery Team


Third row (left to right): Mika Sinanan, Benjamin Anderson, David Flum, David Byrd, Patchen E. Dellinger, Carlos Pellegrini, Andrew Wright, and Brant Oelschlager.

Second row (left to right): Greta Bernier, Kristine Calhoun, Nicole Zern, Brea Seaburg, Daniel Kim, Raymond Yeung, Zoe Parr, Robert Yates, and Rebecca Petersen.

First row (left to right): Venu Pillarisetty, Kathryn Harris, Sara Javid, Mukta Krane, Giana Davidson, Tracy Kwan, James Park, and Alison Mejeur.

Not pictured: Christina Blanchette (APP), Mark Brakstad, Kathie Errico (APP), Alessandro Fichera, Karen Horvath, Saurabh Khandelwal, Erin Lange, Alison Perrin, Allegra Saving, and Nicole White.