Department of Surgery at ZUH

The Department of Surgery

aims to provide the best possible

treatment to the individual patient that is enabled by high professionalism, research and training.

About the department

The Department of Surgery is in charge of the examination and treatment of patients with disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. More than 6000 operations and 12500 endoscopic procedures are performed yearly. About 80% of admissions and treatments are related to acute, surgical illnesses. The others are planned surgeries and treatments, that the Department offers to patients from all over Region Zealand. High priority is given to development and training as well as research. 

The Department of Surgery consists of 8 units:

  • Upper GI Surgery
  • Emergency Surgery
  • Lower GI Surgery
  • Endoscopy unit
  • Outpatient Clinic
  •  Surgical Unit at Nykøbing Hospital
  • Education
  • Center for Surgical Science
Read more about the department here (in Danish).