General surgery clinical and basic science researchers are investigating how to improve patient outcomes, develop new cancer therapies, and understand the role of nutrition in disease and recovery. 


Research Faculty

The surgeons and investigators in the Division of General Surgery are all engaged in research aimed at improving treatments for general surgery patients.

Mark P. Callery, MD 
Major Research Focus: Outcomes research in high-acuity pancreaticobiliary surgery 

Susan Hagen, PhD 
Major Research Focus: Cellular mechanisms in the development of gastric cancer 

Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS
Major Research Focus: Comparative effectiveness and outcomes of bariatric surgery; evaluation of new clinical interventions for the treatment obesity; simulation in surgical education 

Tara S. Kent, MD, MS 
Major Research Focus: Outcomes research in high-acuity pancreaticobiliary surgery