Welcome to Penn State Hershey Surgery

The Department of Surgery is recognized not only for its specialized patient care but also for its pioneering research, nationally recognized physicians, and advanced technology. As leaders in academic surgery, our mission is to provide the highest quality in clinical care, education, and research incorporating the latest in evidence based knowledge and techniques. Consisting of nearly 90 full time faculty members with specialties ranging from basic science research to advanced minimally invasive radioguided surgery, the Department continues to build on a proud tradition of excellence in patient focused care and research.

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How can you decrease your risk for Breast and Ovarian CancerWomen: Here's to your Health to air on abc27 Thursday, October 23

Take time to take care of your health. abc27 is teaming up with Penn State Hershey Medical Center to discuss comprehensive women's health issues. Watch Women: Here's to Your Health on abc27 on Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. This show is for women of all ages featuring Penn State Hershey specialists and women from our community. Call and talk one-on-one with specialists on our panel during this live call-in show.

  • Learn how a small device - similar to a heart pacemaker - relieved a Camp Hill woman's overactive bladder.
  • Learn how surgery to remove excess bowel helped a Lancaster County woman return to the pool.
  • Hear two breast cancer survivors talk about life after diagnosis, survivorship and everything in between.
  • Meet Dr. Kristine Widders, Penn State Hershey's newest breast surgeon.

Click here to submit questions for our team and be sure to watch on Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 to hear the answers.

Do you have a middle school or high school aged child with an interest in medicine?  View more information about the Surgery Live program!

Surgery's Harrell Library links make it easy to find books, text books, and journal articles.