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Department and Faculty

Surgical procedures of the breast, endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, colon, liver, pancreas, rectum and vascular system are performed within the Department of General Surgery at Mayo Clinic Arizona. Modern, comprehensive surgical care is provided for both routine and critically ill patients.


Our teaching faculty are highly respected and recognized leaders in many fields of general and specialty surgery. Mayo Clinic surgeons are committed to the convergence of clinical patient care, education, and research.

The surgical faculty at Mayo Clinic Arizona consists of dynamic teachers with a passion for improving surgical care in the U.S. through training future leaders in Surgery. They enjoy the direct mentoring and teaching that our model of education provides to our residents.

All members of the Department of General Surgery at Mayo Clinic Arizona are Board certified or Board eligible in their field. The Program Director will serve as your mentor.


You will be assigned a faculty adviser who can provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. The adviser also serves as a contact point, introducing you and your family to Mayo Clinic and the Scottsdale community.

Visiting professors

Residents training at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona not only have access to prominent, recognized surgeons on our faculty, they also have the opportunity to interact with many outstanding visiting professors who visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during various didactic programs and dinners and participate in hospital rounds and conferences.

You will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with visiting faculty throughout your training at Mayo Clinic.

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