Welcome to the website for the Department of Surgery at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Our department is a multi-discipline academic unit committed to providing excellence in osteopathic surgical care through an emphasis on education, research, quality management, access and cost-effectiveness in a changing medical environment. Department faculty members pursue many research interests, including critical care, endocrine surgery, inflammatory effects of cardiopulmonary bypass, cardiac metabolism and post-cardiac surgery adhesions, laparascopic surgery, swallowing disorders, airway obstructive diseases, and clinical outcomes studies.
The team of surgeons and staff at the Department of Surgery are committed to comprehensive care for all our patients. Please browse through the various links on our website and learn more about our surgeons and department. We strive to meet all of your expectations. Once again, on behalf of the entire department, welcome to the Department of Surgery.
Albert H. Olivencia-Yurvati, DO, FACOS, FICS, FAHA
Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery
Dallas Southwest Osteopathic Physicians Professor of Surgery