The Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery strives to deliver the highest quality care to patients, consistently redefining excellence in research to create the next generation of surgical leaders and find the best treatments for our patients.
Find the surgical care you need at Johns Hopkins
Learn more about the #1 surgical medical school program in the country according to U.S. and World Report’s 2021-2022 ranking.
Learn more about the research driving innovations in surgical technique and patient safety
Welcome to the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins
Dr. Andrew Cameron is the new director of Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins. There are many exciting things going on in surgery, including world-changing firsts, notable training programs, clinical growth, innovation and wellness of the entire team so they can all live up to the highest clinical standards for their patients.
webinarBenefits of Living Liver Donation
In the United States, more than 17,500 patients are on the waiting list to receive a liver transplant. Although more than 6,000 liver transplants are performed every year, many patients need alternative solutions. Join Dr. Benjamin Philosophe as he discusses the benefits of living donation and how it not only saves the life of a recipient, but also frees up a liver for a patient on the waiting list. Interactive webinar followed by real-time Q&A with the physician.
2023 U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORTRanked #1 in the Nation
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is ranked #1 for its surgery program according to U.S. News & World Report
Welcome Dr. Andrea Bafford
Dr. Andrea Bafford has joined The Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery as a colorectal surgeon at Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center. Dr. Bafford is an expert in the treatment of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and benign diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.
News and Events
Errol Bush, the surgical director of the advanced lung diseases and lung transplant program at Johns Hopkins, is featured in the latest issue of Hopkins Medicine for his surgical innovations and contributions.
Breast Cancer in Pregnancy | Gina's Story
Gina Lawson was pregnant with her first child when she found a suspicious lump in her breast. After being diagnosed with a rare but aggressive form of breast cancer, she sought a second opinion at Johns Hopkins, where her surgeon, oncologist and OB-GYN teams collaboratively developed a plan to ensure she could promptly begin cancer treatment while simultaneously maintaining a healthy pregnancy.
Support innovations and advances in surgery.