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Core Values

Service - commitment to serve others with compassion and respect.

Honesty - being truthful, trustworthy, loyal, fair, sincere and straightforward.   

Accountability - accept responsibility for our actions and inactions.

Patient centeredness - at the heart of everything we do.

Excellence - commitment to always do better today than we did yesterday.


To improve the quality of life and health of those we serve through excellence in surgical care, education and research.


To provide such compassionate and innovative surgical care, this is where patients demand to receive their care, faculty desire to work and students/residents aspire to learn.

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Surgery
Mail Stop 2005
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-3117