Areas of Care
At UConn Health you will find a broad array of surgical specialties ranging from colorectal surgery to gallbladder surgery to surgical critical care and much more.
Our surgeons are all fellowship-trained and up-to-date on the newest medical advances including laparoscopic and minimally invasive procedures and the emerging area of robotic surgery.
As an academic medical institution, our experts are also actively involved in today’s most promising research and educating the next generation of surgeons. Our physicians and researchers work closely to develop new therapies and treatments, and our dedicated team of highly-skilled specialists are trained in the most advanced procedures available.
We are committed to providing you with the best care, emphasizing patient safety and positive outcomes. Our goal is not only to make you well but to also ensure the highest quality of life after a surgical procedure.
Brian Shames, M.D.
Division Chief, General Surgery