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Transplantation, Innovation & Mastery of Robotic Surgery

UIC Robotics Surgery Program

Visit The Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Division site to learn more about this extraordinary team of world-class surgeons.
Dr. Enrico Benedetti and his team at the University of Illinois Medical Center (UICMC) performed the first fully robotic enabled kidney transplant in the Midwest.


It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Surgery at the University of Illinois Chicago. The department is comprised of seven surgical divisions, covering all fields of modern surgery.  We are home to the largest program in non-urological robotic surgery in the world, among the top five islet transplant programs in the country and, the single most active living donor, liver-bowel transplant program, worldwide. 
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Castle Connolly announces "Best Doctors" for 2009-2010
Dr. Enrico Benedetti - Transplant Surgery
Dr. Mimis Cohen - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Mark Holterman - Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Malek Massad - Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. Alvaro Montoya - Cardiothoracic Surgery


In the News

Transplantation: Best Survival Rates
UIC Achieves Best Abdominal Transplantation Survival Rates in Chicago. Read More

The Department of Surgical Oncology Joins the Department of Surgery
The Department of Surgical Oncology joined the Department of Surgery as its newest division on July 1, 2010. This announcement was followed with the appointment of Michael A. Warso, MD as the Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology.


UIC Welcomes New Doctors and Faculty

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