Surgical Services at Frisco


UT Southwestern Frisco and its associated Texas Health Hospital opened late 2019, and have been serving patients in North Texas for just over six months. This partnership brings together two highly trusted names in healthcare in one of the fastest growing cities in the country.

Pancreatic Cancer Patient Summit


The third annual Pancreatic Patient Summit is establishing itself as a regular and anticipated event for UT Southwestern. The summit provides an opportunity for patients who have been affected by or are living with pancreatic cancer to learn about disease management from the experts.

SIM Center Wins Innovation Award


UT Southwestern’s Simulation Center has won the Innovation in Education Award from D CEO and Dallas Innovates. The Sim Center was selected from among five finalists.

Resident Presentations at the American College of Surgeons’ 2019 Clinical Congress


The UT Southwestern Medical Center general surgery residents presented the following topics at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco.

Faculty Inducted as Master Surgeon Educator


Associate Professor Stephen Luk, M.D., has been inducted into the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators. The academy, which is sponsored by the American College of Surgeons, recognizes innovators and thought leaders who are committed to advancing lifelong surgical education.

New Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery


Please join the Department of Surgery in welcoming Professor Linda Farkas, M.D., as chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery.

Mission-Based Budgeting in the Department of Surgery


The Surgery Faculty Professional Development Series is in its second year, and as part of the series, finance manager Robert Nix and Collin Coble, financial analyst II, in the Department of Surgery gave a presentation in October on mission-based budgeting and its relevance to every member of the departme

Fall Activities Bring Residents and Faculty Together


Physical activity is an important part of wellness and stress management. As such, members of the Department of Surgery often schedule time to take a mental break from their day-to-day activities.

UT Southwestern Frisco Now Open and Accepting Appointments


After a great deal of planning and much anticipation from the community, the UT Southwestern Frisco medical office building and its associated Texas Health Hospital are now open.

UT Southwestern Surgery Connect


To improve communication within the department, Chair Herbert Zeh, M.D., has implemented UT Southwestern Surgery Connect, a series of brief video updates that are emailed out to the faculty on a regular basis.