These talented men and women oversee one of the country’s premier surgery programs and continually work to improve the program and provide excellent care, training and research activities.

Department Leadership

Cochran

Amalia Cochran, MD

  • Professor Vice Chair, Surgical Education Director, Burn Center
Needleman

Bradley Needleman, MD, FACS

  • Professor-Clinical Vice Chair, Strategy and Clinical Operations Director, CMIS

Division and Center Leadership

Arnold

Mark Arnold, MD

  • Professor-Clinical Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Bryan Whitson

Bryan Whitson, MD, PhD

  • Director, Thoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
    Co-Director, COPPER Lab
    Professor, Surgery
Merritt

Robert Merritt, MD

  • Associate Professor Director, Thoracic Surgery
Steinberg

Steven Steinberg, MD

  • Professor Director, Trauma, Critical Care and Burn
Sarac

Timur Sarac, MD

  • Professor Director, Vascular Surgery; Director, Aortic Center