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Summer 2022 Newsletter


A Message from the Publications Committee:

Welcome to the inaugural online edition of the Department of Surgery newsletter at the University of Texas Medical Branch! We are excited to bring our team's accomplishments to a larger stage and look forward to the many ways this newsletter could grow over time. 

In so many ways, our department is on the verge of something new. We are expanding our team, services, training programs, and our reach throughout the community. The articles in this edition showcase our growing transplant initiatives, our offerings in GI and Urology surgical care, our dedication to leadership in surgery, and more. 

If you are a current or alumnus member of UTMB Surgery, please contact our Office of Publications at any time. We want to learn about your work, and we might even feature you here in the future!



  • Dr. Butler visits the UTMB Department of Surgery
  • UTMB Team at Texas Surgical Society
  • Dr. Engebretsen in front of a poster at ATC 2022
  • Dr. Douglas Tyler at Texas Surgical Society
  • Dr. Butler visits the UTMB Department of Surgery
  • Shelby Bagby, Elvia Villarreal, Lyndon Huang,  and Sunny Gotewal
  • ravi chiefs gen surg
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Digestive Disease Week



All Around UTMB Surgery

  • Breast cancer care news image, woman with shaved head smiling and looking left

    Breast Cancer Care at UTMB

    July 5, 2022, 10:34 AM by UTMB Surgery

    At UTMB, we strive to offer the best in breast cancer care. View a tour of our multidisciplinary, patient-centered breast cancer clinic here.


Invited Speakers

  • Paris Butler, MD, MPH, FACS

    Surgery Grand Rounds: Paris D. Butler, MD, MPH, FACS

    April 26, 2022, 12:16 PM by UTMB Surgery

    Dr. Paris D. Butler, MD, MPH, FACS joined the UTMB Department of Surgery on April 26th from 8-9 AM CT to discuss "Doubling Down on Ethnic Diversity in Academic Surgery: Making the Quality and Excellence Argument." *Recording available*


Events


Honors & Awards