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  • "In a time of national redefinition and debate of healthcare policies, quality initiatives, and research funding, the Department of Surgery at Emory is adapting rather than reacting to change. We are accomplishing diverse goals in limited time frames, often splitting single objectives into clinical, research, educational, and quality branches." MORE»»

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Hakob Davtyan has initiated the Emory Department of Surgery's partnership with St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, GA, as the medical director of the hospital's cardiothoracic surgery team. Dr. Davtyan joined our faculty only recently, but is already well acquainted with Emory, having trained at Emory under the mentorship of Robert Guyton. FULL STORY.

Thomas Pearson, executive director of the Emory Transplant Center, is principal investigator of the Emory site in a multi-center, prospective, double-blind phase II study of the impact of CCR5 blockade in HIV-infected adults receiving a kidney transplant. FULL STORY.

With clinical locations at Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital, the new Emory Division of Colorectal Surgery will merge the talents of its core general and GI surgeons and surgical oncologists with highly experienced teams of medical and radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, and other oncology providers. FULL STORY.