Surgical Infections

UT Southwestern Medical Center has a tradition of excellence in providing surgical care to patients. Our state-of-the-art facilities and surgical teams provide treatments ranging from routine outpatient procedures to the most complex operations.

UT Southwestern monitors many aspects of surgical care to ensure we are providing the best treatments possible. Some of the aspects we monitor are surgical infection rates for various surgical procedures.

Compare UT Southwestern’s scores with state and national averages for the following patient safety measures:

Best Practices/Patient Safety MeasureUT Southwestern University Hospitals
Surgical site infections from colon surgery
Surgical site infections from abdominal hysterectomy