• Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program

    Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program

    learn more about MIS Fellowship Programs

  • Faculty Focus: Patient Care

    Faculty Focus: Patient Care

  • Leading the way in education

    Leading the way in education

    State-of-the-art operating room simulation lab opened June 2013. Read more

  • Taking pride in advancing a tradition of excellence

    Taking pride in advancing a tradition of excellence

  • Working collaboratively towards a common goal

    Working collaboratively towards a common goal

  • Fostering strong partnerships with departments within the College of Medicine

    Fostering strong partnerships with departments within the College of Medicine

Mission Statement

The Mission Statement of the Department of Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center has four primary areas of focus:

  • Provide the highest quality surgical care in both primary and specialty surgical services to Nebraska and the Midwest.
  • Educate and train the next generation of physicians, surgeons, physician scientists and future leaders of academic medicine in the U.S.
  • Generate, communicate and apply new knowledge and innovations referable to surgical disease to improve outcomes.
  • Improve accessibility to health care and address any unmet health care needs of Omaha and the surrounding communities.
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