UCLA Department of Surgery
Innovating surgical care from diagnosis to recovery.
World Class Patient Care
UCLA Surgery provides the highest quality surgical care available. We provide a range of services from routine to complex procedures.
Our clinical divisions continue to rise in the national rankings and U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Hospitals Survey continues to rank us as number one in the West.
Meet Our Experts
The UCLA Department of Surgery expert team is committed to providing the finest and most comprehensive patient care.
Map & Directions
We're housed on the campus of a globally-ranked comprehensive research university with a well funded research portfolio.
The Department of Surgery has a robust history of research, with fundamental discoveries in basic, translational, and clinical sciences that have shaped the practice of Surgery and Medicine both nationally and internationally.
Our vision is to advance the field of surgery and allied fields through research, and enhance the department reputation as a world-class research unit recognized for innovation, excellence, and discovery.
Leader in Education
In Surgery, we have an unswerving commitment to the academic mission including research and creative endeavors, teaching, clinical care, and service. We draw our talent from across the community, celebrating diversity and a broad range of perspectives and experiences.
We lead the way in excellent health care. Our surgery team includes experts in multiple subspecialty areas who continually research best practices and advance their skills. Highlights of our surgical services include expanded access to care, advanced technology and comprehensive research.
State-of-the-Art Operating Rooms
Imagine the operating room of the future: robots help perform the most pinpoint operations; soothing green light improves visibility and protects surgeons’ eyes during long procedures; power booms suspended from the ceiling swivel within easy reach and lift cables off the floor and out of the way; endoscopic hardware and touch-screen displays provide immediate access to medical records, vital signs, x-rays and MRIs.
Meet our Expert Team
Excellence in clinical work, scholarly research, and a dedication to education and training are the cornerstones of our academic mission.
Department of Surgery at UCLA Health
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