With our experienced faculty and expanding array of technology, UW Health surgeons offer a breadth of minimally-invasive surgical services unmatched in Wisconsin. UW Health general surgeons provide comprehensive secondary and tertiary surgical consultation and care in each of several different areas. Surgical suites and post-operative intensive care facilities are state-of-the-art, fully equipped to handle all types of emergencies and unique care requirements.
UW Health surgeons use minimally-invasive surgical techniques whenever possible, with benefits to patients including less pain, shorter hospital stays and a quicker return to the lifestyle to which they're accustomed.
Our general surgeons at 1 South Park provide evaluation and treatment of the full range of general surgical problems. Our dedicated, experienced team is skilled in diagnostic and interventional surgical, laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures for diseases and medical conditions.
Living with ulcerative colitis was incredibly stressful for Katie Hopwood. But after a minimally invasive surgery to remove her inflamed colon and reconstruct her lower small intestine, her life is "so much better."
The Division of General Surgery is home to numerous research programs investigating the underlying mechanisms of disease, translating discoveries in the laboratory to clinical trials, and offering experimental options with the goal of improving patient care.