The Section of Surgical Sciences


Who we are

The Section of Surgical Sciences combines many of our surgical departments at Vanderbilt into one framework with the commitment to providing the best in patient care. Our specialty teams of surgeons, and researchers work closely with one another to discover and reveal the latest medical and surgical innovations, while teaching our residents the many facets of surgery. This collaboration of disciplines allows us to provide an array of conventional and unique surgical services to the entire mid-south region resulting in outstanding patient outcomes.

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 R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD
Foshee Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Chairman, Section of Surgical Sciences

International Surgery


Vanderbilt was the first General Surgery Residency program to gain approval for international elective rotations that count for both time and patient cases.

Watch Live Surgical Grand Rounds Fridays @ 7am - Past presentations also available

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