Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. Kristine Calhoun Receives 2020 UW School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty

Dr. Kris Calhoun

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Dr. Kristine Calhoun, Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery, received the 2020 UW School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty. “I was absolutely shocked that I was not only nominated for this award but that I actually was awarded it. There are so many fantastic mentors throughout our…

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Dr. Carlos Pellegrini—2021 SAGES George Berci Lifetime Achievement Awardee

Dr. Carlos Pellegrini

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Dr. Carlos Pellegrini, Department of Surgery Chair (1993–2015), was chosen by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons’ (SAGE) Awards Committee and confirmed by the Board of Governors as the recipient of the 2021 SAGES George Berci Lifetime Achievement Award which is the highest honor SAGES bestows. This award is…

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Dr. Andre Dick Appointed Seattle Children’s Hospital Associate Surgeon-In-Chief

Dr. Andre Dick

Wednesday, October 27, 2020 Dr. Andre Dick, Associate Professor of Transplant Surgery in the section of Pediatric Transplantation, has been appointed by Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) as Associate Surgeon-in-Chief, effective September 2020. Dr. Dick is joining Dr. Sanjar Parihk (Orthopedics and Sports Medicine), Dr. Suzanne Yandow (Otolaryngology), and Dr. Jeff Avansino (General Surgery) as fellow…

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Seattle Magazine’s 2020 Top Doctors Recognizes UW Department of Surgery

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August 10, 2020 “Seattle Magazine announced their 2020 Top Doctors in their April issue and I am pleased to share the extensive recognition of Department of Surgery (DOS) faculty. DOS had 64 faculty listed in 11 specialties—this is more than 50% of our faculty, and accounted for over 40% of the magazine’s listed surgeons in…

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