Department of Surgery

Darinel Castillo, a patient in Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit, participated in the recent National Trauma Survivors Day, surrounded by members of his care team.

VUMC celebrates trauma survivors and their care providers

Members of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Acute Care Surgery team, Trauma Intensive Care Unit, and former patients who recovered or individuals who are currently recovering from traumatic injuries recently gathered on the Medical Center’s Plaza for an annual celebration of National Trauma Survivors Day.

Patel named chief of the Division of Acute Care Surgery

Mayur Patel, MD, MPH, has been named chief of the Division of Acute Care Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Izumi Kaji, PhD, and James Goldenring, MD, PhD, were among eight researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center honored last week by the American Physiological Society.

Researchers honored at American Physiology Summit

Three faculty members and five postdoctoral fellows at Vanderbilt University Medical Center received research honors last week from the American Physiological Society during its 2023 American Physiology Summit.

Goldenring’s gastrointestinal research contributions lauded

Vanderbilt’s James Goldenring, MD, PhD, has been honored by the American Gastroenterological Association for making significant contributions to understanding gastrointestinal disease.

Patel appointed Ingram Chair in Surgical Sciences

Nutrient absorption disease model

Vanderbilt researchers developed a model of a patient-specific mutation to explore the pathology of microvillus inclusion disease, a genetic disorder that causes life-threatening diarrhea.

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