University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tiffany N. Tanner, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Associate Professor, UNMC Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, MIS & Bariatric Surgery
Program Director, General Surgery Residency, UNMC

Tiffany N. Tanner, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Dr. Tanner is a general surgeon from Nebraska. She stayed in the state to complete her general surgery residency training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She then went onto complete a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Dr. Tanner is an associate professor at UNMC and the program director of the general surgery residency.

Dr. Tanner performs minimally invasive surgery, both laparoscopically and with the robot allowing for patients to have a faster recovery. Her main clinical focus is in primary weight loss surgery, gallbladder removal, hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction.

  • MD: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Residency: General Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Saint Luke's Hospital, Kansas City
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery
Research Interests
Dr. Tanner’s primary clinical research interest include clinical outcomes of weight loss surgery, and hernia repair. She also has an interest in surgical education and simulation and how to improve general surgery residency education.
Professional Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Metro Omaha Medical Society (board of directors, treasurer)