Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
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Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
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Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
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Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
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Developing Leaders in Value-Based Care

The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care brings together clinical specialties in a new form of academic organization, encouraging multidisciplinary collaboration in education, clinical care and research.

The department is home to the Arthroplasty and Value-Based Health Care Delivery, Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery and (with the Department of Pediatrics) Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowships, in addition to the Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgery residencies.

Areas of Focus

  • No. 1: Developing New Models of Care that Reward Value
  • No. 2: Developing Research Programs to Evaluate New Care Delivery Paradigms
  • No. 3: Educating and Training Future Health Care Leaders
  • No. 4: Leading a Positive, Values-Based Culture

More About Surgery and Perioperative Care

Clinical Care

Surgery and Perioperative Care works with stakeholders from across the community to design, deliver and improve value-based models of care.


The team teaches and trains the next generation of physicians — and helps current physicians continue to grow and learn.

Investigation & Discovery

The department studies how the system delivers health care today and identifies opportunities to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs.

Surgical Subspecialties

In addition to its divisions, the Department of Surgery and Perioperative care includes subspecialties in Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Otolaryngology, Urology and Plastic Surgery.

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