The UBC Department of Surgery is comprised of nine divisions offering a range of programs and training opportunities aimed at training doctors for the future of British Columbia, and conducting research to make innovative advancements in knowledge and practice. The divisions include Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Thoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery. The Department is also home to the Branch for International Surgical Care.