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Center for the Future of Surgery

Advancing Surgical Techniques

At UC San Diego Center for the Future of Surgery (CFS), our surgeons and scientists are advancing surgical techniques by investigating, developing, testing and teaching procedures that will revolutionize the field of surgery. Under the leadership of CFS director Dr. Santiago Horgan and Department Chair Dr. Bryan Clary, we strive to improve and expand surgical options using emerging technology, and to disseminate knowledge to future and practicing clinicians.

About the Center

State-of-the-Art Technology

CFS is one of the largest, most comprehensive training facilities for surgeons in the world. The Center is equipped with the latest surgical and medical technologies.

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The center is the ideal location to host your lab, conference, meeting or CME course. We can accommodate groups from five to 350.


Visionary Leadership

At CFS, our team of surgeons are leading the way in new innovative techniques and groundbreaking procedures. Surgical innovation thrives thanks to the dedication of our faculty and leadership.

Meet our Faculty