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United, for all patients

Through sustainable, multidisciplinary teams we:

Provide insight regarding the fundamental nature of patient health and disease

Empower all patients, trainees, and colleagues with knowledge

Provide safe and high-quality care based on an advanced understanding of and respect for our patients’ needs, and guided by best practices

Forging the Path

Excellence in Patient Care

Duke Surgery provides a range of surgical services from routine surgery to the most complex procedures, including experimental and highly specialized treatments.

Innovative Research

An internationally recognized leader in laboratory and clinical investigation, the Duke Department of Surgery receives $44 million in grant and award funding every year. 

Leader in Education

Training programs in the Duke Department of Surgery provide each physician the highest level of education and training as they prepare to become tomorrow’s medical leaders.

Quick Facts


National Ranking in Heart Surgery


National Ranking in Urology


Procedures Performed Annually


Of Trainees in Academic Careers