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Welcome to the Department of Surgery at Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt Department of Surgery was established in 1925. Since then it has evolved to become one of seven surgical specialty departments in the Section of Surgical Sciences. It is home to the General Surgery Residency Program and to six clinical service divisions.


Carmen C. Solórzano, MD, FACS
Interim Chair, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Director, Vanderbilt Endocrine Surgery Center