Thomas Jefferson University

Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at Jefferson holds a unique position in the history of American medicine. Many of the field's most gifted visionaries have been faculty members, including the founder George McClellan, Samuel D. Gross of "Gross Clinic" fame and John H. Gibbon, Jr., inventor of the heart-lung machine. Read more about our history

The Jefferson Department of Surgery Team

Today, our faculty is comprised of over 70 talented clinicians and researchers, men and women at the top of their respective fields. We are dedicated to pursuing rigorous bench research, translating those findings to clinical practice and educating the next generation of surgeons.

Grand Rounds Lectures

IMPORTANT NOTICE March 10, 2020: 

M & M will continue to take place in the Foerderer Auditorium at 7 am every Thursday followed by Grand Rounds. We will livestream the presentations as we do every week, so that individuals may watch remotely.
The link to the livestream URL will continue to be sent out every Wednesday from John Davis. During the M and M hour, please remember to enter the 6 letter code provided, so that we can continue to track attendance.

Until further notice we will allow only all the Surgery residents and the attending surgeons whose cases are being presented into the Foerderer Auditorium. Everyone else should attend remotely by logging in from 7 am to 8 am.

Most of the Grand Rounds lectures are recorded and available online on the Jefferson Digital Commons: View Recorded Lectures

Date Speaker Title
April 2, 2020 Kulvir Nandra, MD
Chief Resident (PGY5)
General Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Mini Grand Rounds:
Futurology and Surgery

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March 26, 2020 Jonathan Stem, MD
Chief Resident (PGY5)
General Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Mini Grand Rounds:
Total Neoadjuvant Therapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

View Lecture
March 5, 2020 Dawn Salvatore, MD
Assistant Professor, Vascular Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
Mini Grand Rounds:
Carotid Artery Revascularization

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Charles J. Yeo, MD

Charles J. Yeo, MD
Samuel D. Gross Professor & Chair,
Department of Surgery

Jonathan Brody, PhD

Jonathan Brody, PhD
Vice Chair for Research

Karen Chojnacki, MD

Karen Chojnacki, MD
Vice Chair for Education

Scott Cowan, MD

Scott Cowan, MD

Vice Chair for Quality

Francesco Palazzo, MD

Francesco Palazzo, MD
Vice Chair at Methodist

Ernest Rosato, MD

Ernest Rosato, MD
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Alliric Willis, MD

Alliric Willis, MD
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development

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