Department of Surgery

Message from the Chair

It is our first and foremost goal to train highly qualified surgical specialists and future leaders that can draw from a broad-based educational experience to provide evidence-based, high-quality, cost-effective care to patients with a wide range of surgical diseases.

To this end we have designed a surgical training program that emphasizes education over service, strong academic affiliations and opportunities for scholarship, exposure to all major surgical sub-specialties, as well as deep ties to the community and our patients.

A well-chosen blend of community-based and academic hospitals and faculty expose our residents and students to all facets of modern-day surgery that will allow them to make well-informed career choices in both academic and non-academic settings.

Headshot of Lawrence Lottenberg, M.D. Lawrence Lottenberg, M.D., FACS
Chair, Department of Surgery
Interim Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Clinical Affiliate Professor of Surgery
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, St. Mary's Medical Center

Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431