Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery is a proud affiliate of University Hospitals. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is among the nation's best hospitals, ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all 12 methodology-ranked specialties, including cancer and gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery. Our mission is to provide the finest training available to motivated, compassionate individuals willing to contribute in the excellence of the program. We are here "to heal, to teach and to discover."
The Department of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University has a long tradition of excellence in education, research and clinical care. A review of our history reveals a host of leaders in American surgery and a long list of clinical advances initiated in our laboratories and hospitals. We are fortunate to have three major teaching hospitals associated with our residency: University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, MetroHealth Medical Center and the Louis B. Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Our residents rotate through these institutions continuously in the course of their training and are exposed to the great talents and experience of a large and diverse faculty. The association of the Department with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has been a foundation of our teaching program. Medical students at all levels are integrated into our research and educational program. Our Department is dedicated to academic and clinical excellence and this is evidenced by the national leadership positions occupied by many of our faculty. Our residency graduates have best distinguished our program by their success after completion of our program. Their success speaks best for ours.