Developing Leaders in Value-Based Care
Mission: Transforming the health and lives of the diverse communities we serve through innovation in surgical care, research and education.
The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care seeks to develop new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value.
The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care seeks to advance innovation from discovery to outcomes.
The department serves as the academic home to more than 250 faculty members in the Austin area. Specialties represented include anesthesiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, emergency medicine, general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, plastic surgery and urology. A team of leading pediatric heart surgeons provides first-class care at the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, a joint center of UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s Medical Center.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
The department is committed to furthering diversity, equity and inclusion in health care. Department team members work collaboratively to address past, current and future challenges to remove barriers to success, to promote patient access to health care and to foster a culture of equity and inclusion in a compassionate and mutually respectful fashion.