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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 department stems from a defined curriculum, dedicated faculty and an environment for optimal care for adult and pediatric patient care.

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jul 09, 2020

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A photo of Dr. Andrew Lutz donating plasma

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

Comprehensive Wound Care Center Staff inspect patient's foot

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

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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


Discovery award looks at regenerating lost muscle tissue

Researchers at the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering at Indiana University School of Medicine are looking to recover muscle tissue and function that

Marco Gutierrez  |  Jun 02, 2020

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New NIH Grant could help save diabetic patients from amputation

The Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering at Indiana University School of Medicine has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health

Marco Gutierrez  |  May 29, 2020

Dr. Chandan Sen

Chandan Sen earns IU distinguished professor title

Chandan K. Sen, PhD, wears many hats throughout the Indiana University system. At IU School of Medicine, he is the J. Stanley Battersby Chair Professor

Marco Gutierrez  |  Mar 31, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Fridell performs a pancreas transplant

IU School of Medicine surgery faculty reach pancreas transplant milestone

The Abdominal Transplant Division of the Department of Surgery has reached a significant milestone: more than 1,000 pancreases transplanted alone or in combination with other

Marco Gutierrez  |  Mar 23, 2020

Al Hassanein, MD, at work in the operating room with a resident

IU School of Medicine plastic surgeon earns award

Al Hassanein, MD, MMSc, assistant professor of plastic surgery, recently won an award to support research to better understand, treat and prevent lymphedema.

Marco Gutierrez  |  Mar 10, 2020

Daniel Beckman performs heart surgery

Creating a new generation of cardiothoracic surgeons for Indiana

Indiana University School of Medicine is working to combat the growing need for cardiac surgeons in Indiana and across the United States. The thoracic surgery

Marco Gutierrez  |  Mar 05, 2020