The central administrative staff of the Department of Surgery, are committed to providing an effective infrastructure in support of the Chairman and the Department’s educational, research and clinical activities. The staff includes a Chief Operating Officer, Business Director for Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery, Business Director for GI, EOS and Plastic Surgery, Business Director for Urology, Business Director for Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Director of Surgical Education Administration, Sr. Director of Research, Director for Revenue Cycle, Director Clinical Finance, Faculty Affairs Coordinator, Practice Administrators at Pennsylvania Hospital and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and a Graphic Artist/Web Administrator.

The Department’s 129 standing and associated faculty continue to excel, advancing both patient care and academic initiatives. An organizational framework has been established that focuses fiscal and operational responsibility at the division level. The continuing generosity of our benefactors has provided one of the largest endowments for research in the country.

The Department conducts its activities at 8 sites: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC), and Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH), Penn Medicine at Radnor (PMR), Penn Medicine Rittenhouse, and satellite offices in Bala, Yardley, and Cherry Hill.