Department of Surgery
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Acute Care Surgery
Dentistry, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Otolaryngology / Head + Neck Surgery
Plastic, Resconstructive + Cosmetic Surgery
Transplant Surgery + Immunology
Residency + Fellowship
Brady speaks with NBC5 about Eclipse Watching Safety
Leading up to the eclipse on August 21, Dr. Christpher Brady, MD, an ophthalmologist and assistant professor of surgery at UVM's Larner College of Medicine spoke with NBC5 about appropriate safety glasses for taking in the event without damaging your eyes.
Leffler quoted in CNN Money Story about Tech Alternatives to Opioids
Stephen Leffler, MD, Chief Medical Officer at the University of Vermont Medical Center and Professor of Surgery at the UVM Larner College of Medicine weighs in on patients seeking tech alternatives to pain management in the face of the growing opioid crisis.
Dr. Kennith Sartorelli Invested as Green and Gold Professor of Pediatric Surgery at UVM
Kennith Sartorelli, M.D., a professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Surgery at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, and division chief of pediatric surgery and surgeon-in-chief at the UVM Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital, was invested in a formal ceremony on June 2 as the inaugural Green and Gold Professor of Pediatric Surgery.
Department of Surgery Holds 47th Surgery Senior Major Scientific Program
The University of Vermont Department of Surgery held the 47th Annual Surgery Senior Major Scientific Program on May 4, 2017 in the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Austin Auditorium.
Teaching Academy Inducts New Members at Snow Season Education Retreat
The newest members of the Teaching Academy at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont were inducted during a ceremony and dinner held January 5, 2017 that kicked off the Snow Season Education Retreat at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center.
Hebert Authors Op-Ed on Taxing Physicians Featured in Times Argus, VT Digger
James Hebert, M.D., UVM professor of surgery, authored an editorial discussing the gross underfunding of Medicaid in the state of Vermont and a newly-proposed 2.35 percent tax on independent physicians, which threatens to put non-hospital employed doctors “out of business and leave some Vermonters without care.”
Leavitt Receives Nathan Smith Distinguished Service Award from New England Surgical Society
University of Vermont Professor of Surgery and cardiothoracic surgeon Bruce Leavitt, M.D., received the New England Surgical Society’s 2015 Nathan Smith Distinguished Service Award at the organization’s annual meeting in fall 2015.
Clark’s Health Economics Work in Department of Surgery Leads to IBM Personal Technology Project
When IBM’s inventors heard about Eric Clark’s data-driven healthcare projects at the University of Vermont, they asked him to join their efforts to develop personal technology that will help doctors take care of patients.
Leffler Discusses Cold Weather Tips on Local NBC Affiliate WPTZ-TV News Channel 5
Ahead of the coldest weekend yet, Stephen Leffler, M.D., UVM professor of surgery and chief medical officer at the University of Vermont Medical Center, offers tips to avoid frostbite and serious injuries. Watch the interview on
Hebert Comments on Lawsuits Over Medical Record Breaches in Seven Days
James Hebert, M.D., UVM professor and interim division chief of general surgery and executive vice chair for academic affairs, commented on the difficulties of reviewing electronic medical records privately during a recent meeting with Vermont lawmakers discussing a provision allowing patient lawsuits for breaches in the privacy of health data which was covered in
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