UNM Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery
UNM School of Medicine
MSC 10 5610
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

Phone: (505) 272-6487

Clinic Appointments:
(505) 272-2336


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The academic and research activities of the Department of Surgery take place in UNM hospitals and clinics and other medical facilities across the state. Among the major sites are:


UNM Hospital

University of New Mexico Hospital

This is our home base; it houses the faculty and resident offices. There are operating rooms and clinics at this hospital. This Level I trauma facility houses the New Mexico Cancer Research and Treatment Center, an NCI recognized cancer center.

Outpatient Surgery and Imaging Service

This is a busy outpatient OR where about one third of cases are performed. The center is a great setting to learn outpatient procedures in an attractive and efficient setting.

Children's Hospital

UNM Children's Hospital

University of New Mexico Children’s Hospital

The University of New Mexico Children's Hospital, New Mexico's only dedicated children's hospital, is an academic medical center with health care providers expertly trained to deliver the most advanced neonatology and pediatric care in New Mexico. UNM Children's Hospital cares for nearly 60,000 children in the Barbara & Bill Richardson Pavilion, a nearly 500,000-square-foot facilty.


UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center


Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center

UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center

UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is a community-based academic healthcare facility that is served by both hospital-based UNM Faculty Physicians and community-based independent physicians.

Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center

Our VA is the flagship VA center for the Southwest region, housing many national services such as spinal cord rehab and SPECT imaging. This is a beautiful facility and our clinic and office facilities are outstanding. There are 217 operating beds. Patients travel from all over this region for otolaryngology care at this hospital.