Cardiac Surgery

A successful heart transplant is complicated by COVID-19, as the transplant team mobilizes to treat the infection while keeping the patient’s spirits up.

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Combining cutting-edge robotic technology with compassionate care leads to improved quality of life for patients.

General Surgery

Robotic surgical options for patients with the CDH1 gene mutation result in less intra-operative blood loss and shorter recovery times.


The nonprofit BrainUp’s commitment to patients, families and research benefits the University of Chicago Medicine Brain Tumor Center.

Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery

Creative, team approach returns a sense of hope and taste to one of the world’s most renowned chefs.

Pediatric Surgery

The multidisciplinary Clinic for Pediatric Vascular Anomalies looks back on a year where virtually nothing was normal operating procedure.

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

The world-class Burn and Complex Wound Center looks back on Dr. Lawrence Gottlieb’s 30-plus years of dedication.

Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Maria Lucia Madariaga launches a clinical trial to study the efficacy of convalescent plasma in recovered COVID-19 patients.

Transplant Surgery

Given six months to live, a 32-year-old patient receives a new liver that saved her life.

Trauma & Acute Care Surgery

Section Chief Selwyn O. Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH, testifies in front of a congressional panel addressing gun violence as a public health crisis in America.


Robotic surgery improves quality of life for prostate cancer patients by reducing pain, complications and recovery time.

Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy

Dr. Christopher L. Skelly, the Section Chief, and Dr. Trissa A. Babrowski collaborated with colleagues at the Booth School of Business to create the Limb Salvage Program.