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

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Brant Oelschlager, MD

Professor & Chief,
Division of General Surgery

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David Byrd, MD

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

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Giana Davidson, MD

Associate Professor and Section Chief of Emergency General Surgery

General Surgery Team

GSD Faculty 2018

Second row (left to right): Venu Pillarisetty, Nicole Zern, Chelsea Spencer, Greta Bernier, David Flum, David Byrd, Brant Oelschlager, Mika Sinanan, Kris Calhoun, James Park

First row (left to right): Judy Chen, Saurabh Khandelwal, Raymond Yeung, Nancy Unger, Daniel Kim, Sara Javid, Giana Davidson, Katherine Harris, Mukta Krane, Teresa Kim

Not pictured: Ben Anderson, Christina Blanchette, Mark Brakstad, Kathie Errico, Lauren Hamman, Karen Horvath, Saurabh Khandelwal, Erin Lange, Zoe Parr, Rebecca Petersen, Alison Perrin, Nicole White, Andrew Wright, and Robert Yates