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The Duke Department of Surgery is made up of the following divisions that are active in training the next generation of surgeons while furthering patient care through research.

Emergency Medicine

The Duke Division of Emergency Medicine provides high quality, timely, and compassionate emergency care for patients, ample clinical experience and unsurpassed educational opportunities for residents and fellows, and cutting-edge research that, when combined, consistently improves patient care.

Hand Surgery

The Duke Division of Hand Surgery unites the expertise of faculty from surgery, plastic surgery, and orthopaedic surgery into a single group focused on offering the best possible treatment of patients who need hand surgery. Our cohesive team brings together all aspects of hand surgery, from congenital differences to arthritis.

Surgical Oncology

The Duke Division of Surgical Oncology has an experienced team of gastrointestinal and oncologic surgeons  that provide a wide range of surgical services from the very basic to the most complex procedures.


The Duke Division of Urology provides compassionate, state-of-the-art medical and surgical patient care, comprehensive medical education, and innovative research in all areas of adult and pediatric urology.