Message from the Chair

Message from the Chair

Message from the Chair

“The Department of Surgery has an impressive history and the extent of its impact on modern surgery is immense. As we partner with medical centers across the region, we strive to increase the quality of care and expand our depth and breadth of service to even the most rural of areas. I encourage you to look around our website to learn more about our surgical specialties, our commitment to medical education, and dedication to research.”

Vigneshwar Kasirajan, M.D., FACS

2018 Annual Report

Our Mission

The pursuit of excellence in surgical care through constant innovation and continuing education in order to give every patient the best care possible.

Our Vision

The future of surgery today.

Our Focus

The Department of Surgery is committed to the
tripartite mission of education, innovation,
and excellent clinical care.


The faculty and staff at VCU Surgery are committed to providing the highest quality of education and training for the future medical leaders of our country.

Surgery Education


The Office of Research, Biomedicine, Innovation and Technology — ORBIT supports and promotes research, innovation and global surgical activities.


Patient Care

Patients who come to VCU Health for surgery gain access to some of the most skilled surgeons and ground-breaking procedures in the world.

Clinical Care

Surgery Grand Rounds: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sanger Hall, Room 1-044, 7:45 – 8:30 am

gr_klausner"How to Develop a Career as a Surgeon-Scientist: A Field Guide for Success"

Guest speaker this week is Adam P. Klausner, MD, Professor of Surgery and Warren W. Koontz, MD, III, Professor of Urologic Research; Director, Neuro-Urology and Voiding Dysfunction; Associate Chair, Clinical and Translational Research—ORBIT; Program Director, Urology Residency, Department of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine 


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify strategies for development and maintenance of a research-active surgical career.
  2. Review the importance of a translational approach to surgical research.
  3. Highlight the benefits of multi-disciplinary and  collaborative surgical research projects.

Teleconference information:

For those of you that are off-site during conference and want to watch it live, you may teleconference in via Zoom online or call in via phone:
**(Please note the teleconference link and call-in information have changed)**


Dial:  +1 929-205-6099
Or:  888-788-0099 (Toll Free)

Meeting ID: 686 689 317

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