Department and Faculty

The Division of Subspecialty General Surgery at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, has one of the largest and most experienced groups of gastroenterologic and general surgeons in the United States. Staff surgeons perform more than 4,500 operations annually and have a combined 180 years of experience.

Mayo Clinic's general surgeons have special expertise in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, surgical management of breast disease, endocrine surgery, morbid obesity surgery, abdominal wall hernias, and surgical oncology, including melanoma. They are internationally recognized for their performance of complex procedures with safety and satisfactory outcomes.

Three surgeons specialize in endocrine surgery, with an additional four surgeons who perform a substantial number of liver operations related to metastatic endocrine malignancies.

The volume of endocrine surgeries at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester is equal to or greater than any other medical facility in the United States and includes:

Category Cases in 2014
Thyroid 354
Parathyroid 291
Adrenal 87
Endocrine pancreas 34
June 29, 2015