General Surgery Sections

Acute Care Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care

The University of Kentucky Hospital trauma program is the only American College of Surgeons accredited Level I Trauma Center in Central and Eastern Kentucky. The Acute Care Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care team provides outstanding surgical care to the Bluegrass area.

Colorectal Surgery

The Section of Colorectal Surgery emphasize compassionate, expert care of the breadth of diseases of the colon and rectum. Our emphasis whenever feasible remains non-operative and minimally invasive when surgery is necessary.

Endocrine Surgery

The Section of Endocrine Surgery is dedicated to and entirely focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and study of surgical endocrine disease: that is, surgical diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands.

Gastrointestinal & Minimally Invasive Surgery

The gastrointestinal surgery team comprises fellowship-trained surgeons and offers the breadth of subspecialty services to patients suffering from diseases of the digestive system.

Surgical Oncology

The Section of Surgical Oncology is responsible for the care of patients requiring operative intervention for the treatment of cancer. The surgical oncology team is closely involved with patient care at the UK Markey Cancer Center and manages multidisciplinary clinics for breast disease, GI malignancy, and melanoma.

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

The Vascular and Endovascular Surgery team treats the spectrum of arterial and venous diseases using open and endovascular techniques.