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Surgery Research

In addition to delivering outstanding patient care, research (basic, clinical, and translational) is a key mission of the Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Department of Surgery. 

The Department of Surgery has a robust research enterprise with more than $14 million in funding as well as some 500 publications generated by our faculty and students. The impressive work within our department continues to attract the brightest young women and men, who perform cutting-edge science that crosses boundaries.

Research programs in surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center encompass:

  • Cancer biology
  • Inflammation
  • Development
  • Vascular biology
  • Cardiothoracic research
  • Transplantation-immunology
  • Obesity-nutrition-metabolism
  • Wound healing
  • Epithelial and endothelial biology
  • Bioengineering
  • Clinical outcomes

All divisions in the Department of Surgery have at least one active research program. Research in the department is conducted by faculty, postdoctoral research fellows, research assistants, surgical residents, nurse educators/practitioners, and many undergraduate, graduate, and medical students.

To learn more about the research underway in the Department of Surgery, read our latest Surgery Research Report.

Contact Information

Department of Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
West Campus, Lowry Medical Office Building
110 Francis St.
Boston, MA 02215