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Welcome to the Department of Surgery

Welcome to the Department of Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center



Want to get published? Submit your abstracts by March 1 for Clinical Congress 2018.

Submit original research abstracts for consideration for the Owen H. Wangensteen Scientific Forum. The Scientific Forum Committee is soliciting abstracts in basic and translational research, clinical research, health services research, and education research.

New this year, they created a separate category for Prospective Clinical Trials. In partnership with the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS), highly regarded accepted abstracts submitted to JACS by July 1 will be given expedited review and published concurrently with the Clinical Congress in October. 

The last day to submit your abstract for presentation at Clinical Congress 2018 is Thursday, March 1 at 5:00 pm (CST).

Click here to submit your abstract


Department of Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center will be hosting its first Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic Symposium on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Registration and attendance are free. To attend, please register by March 20th, 2018, either by completing and faxing in the registration form, or by registering online. For more information please see the brochure


News of Hope video (patients on transplant waiting list given the news they have been waiting for).


If you are an alumni or a former or current faculty member Clarence Dennis Society (our Alumni Society) is now on Facebook. Please join us !


Pamphlets for anticoagulation protocols discussed at the in-service have been posted [link]