Welcome to the Department of Surgery at UC San Diego

We are dedicated to providing excellent, compassionate care for our patients, conducting breakthrough research, and educating the top doctors of the future.

US News and World Report badgesRanked top in the nation by U.S. News and World Report,
2016-2017 in 4 surgical specialties.
Bob Carter, MD, PhD
Chief of Neurosurgery
Professor, Division of Neurosurgery
Roger L. Sur, MD
Director, Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center
Assistant Professor, Division of Urology
Santiago Horgan, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Jeanne Lee appointed Director, UC San Diego Regional Burn Center

The Department of Surgery and the Division of Trauma, Burns, and Critical Care is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeanne Lee, MD, FACS as Director of the UC San Diego Regional Burn Center. Since her faculty appointment in 2007, Dr. Lee has demonstrated a commitment to and passion for acute and reconstructive burn care, education, research, injury prevention and community outreach. 

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Surgery Insider Newsletter 

Read our latest surgery newsletter and feel free to contact us with questions, comments or referrals.