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IU School of Medicine Department of Surgery and Medicine innovates in chronic pancreatitis

Chronic Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas that does not heal or improve—it gets worse over time and leads to permanent damage. This disease can eventually impair a patient's ability to digest food and make pancreatic hormones. Most individuals with Chronic Pancreatitis experience upper abdominal pain, although some have no pain at all. The pain may spread to the back, worsen with eating or drinking, and become constant and disabling.

Marco Gutierrez  |  Aug 12, 2020

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New R01 grant aims to discover how the body heals after surgery

Leonidas G. Koniaris, MD a professors of surgery and Teresa A. Zimmers PhD, the H.H. Gregg Professor of Cancer Research with the surgery department at

Marco Gutierrez  |  Aug 05, 2020

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Surgery faculty member earns pilot grant for Lymphedema research

Al Hassanein, MD, an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Tenured) with the IU School of Medicine Department of Surgery, recently earned the Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF)

Marco Gutierrez  |  Aug 05, 2020

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IU School of Medicine general surgery resident experience Q&A with Christine Wang MD

The Department of Surgery places a strong emphasis on education for medical students, residents and fellows. The medical knowledge and development that occurs within the

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jul 31, 2020

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IU School of Medicine general surgery resident experience Q&A Sara Monfared MD

The Department of Surgery places a strong emphasis on education for medical students, residents and fellows. The medical knowledge and development that occurs within the

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jul 31, 2020

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IU School of Medicine general surgery resident experience Q&A with Mohammad Zaidi MD

The Department of Surgery places a strong emphasis on education for medical students, residents and fellows. The medical knowledge and development that occurs within the

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jul 14, 2020

IU School of Medicine general surgery resident experience Q&A with Dr. Thomas Maatman

The Department of Surgery places a strong emphasis on education for medical students, residents and fellows. The medical knowledge and development that occurs within the

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jul 09, 2020

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IU School of Medicine surgery faculty member gives plasma in efforts to combat COVID-19

As everyday Americans are being told to don their facemasks and practice social distancing, medical professionals are going into hospitals, risking their health and possibly

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jul 09, 2020

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IU School of Medicine works towards preventing limb loss

Indiana ranks as one of the worst states in current limb amputation rates. Based on the recent data from Dartmouth Atlas, the rate of amputation

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jul 08, 2020

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IU School of Medicine department of surgery announces new chief of pediatric surgery

The Department of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine recently announced that Alan Ladd, MD, MBA, has been named the new Chief of Pediatric

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jun 12, 2020