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Why Give to the Department of Surgery?
Guided by its five core values of integrity, teamwork, respect, communication, and trust, the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins is committed to improving the lives of patients by providing excellent surgical care, research, and education. For over 100 years, surgeons at The Johns Hopkins Hospital have been at the forefront of research and treatment of surgical diseases and have been sharing their expertise as they train the next generation of surgeons.
Your generous support makes it possible for the Department to continue its mission of advancing research and providing a better quality of life for people around the world.
Watch these videos to discover some of the ways our centers and divisions are innovating to change lives.
Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Surgery Patient Story
In this video, Johns Hopkins surgeons who specialize in minimally invasive pancreas surgeries, talk about who is a candidate for these procedures. A patient shares the benefits of researching her options
Liver Tumor Center Patient Story
Lynda Leventer was told she would not survive her cancer but received the gift of hope and life from Johns Hopkins' Liver Tumor Center.
Avon Foundation Breast Center at Johns Hopkins
The Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center is a comprehensive, multi disciplinary breast care program, offering a full spectrum of clinical and support services, from screening and diagnosis to treatment and counseling. The Center provides innovative, integrated, high quality and cost-effective care.