New faculty spotlight: Anthony Murante, MD

September 08, 2021

Image with caption: Anthony Murante, MD

Anthony Murante, MD

Anthony Murante is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Anthony Murante, MD
  • Hometown: Omaha
  • Title and department at UNMC: Assistant professor, UNMC Department of Surgery

Research/professional interests:

  • Robotic surgery
  • Complex abdominal wall hernias and reconstruction
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Foregut surgery

How I fell in love with medicine: I have always been fascinated with how the human body functions and felt that a career in medicine would be a great fit. I love that I get to use my passion to help people with complex surgical pathologies.  


  • MD, Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Internship, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Residency, general surgery, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix
  • Fellowship, advanced GI/bariatrics/MIS surgery, UNMC


  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I am left-handed.
  • I lived on a Caribbean Island called Dominica for about half a year.
  • I love to BBQ/smoke meat and fish on the weekends.

Clinic locations:

  • Lauritzen Outpatient Center
  • Bariatric Center