About Us

Dr. NorotskyMitchell C. Norotsky, MD, FACS

Stanley S. Fieber Chair in Surgery
Department of Surgery
The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont
University of Vermont Medical Center

Welcome to the University of Vermont Department of Surgery! The Department consists of 100 plus faculty members who perform over 11,000 operations and care for over 120,000 patients in our clinics and wards.

The mission of the Department of Surgery is to improve the health of our patients by promoting excellence in patient care, education, and research. We strive to be leaders in academic medicine with innovation, education, service, quality, and research. We will provide extraordinary care in a compassionate environment.

The University of Vermont Medical Center offers a diverse learning environment set in Vermont’s recreation-rich and vibrant arts landscape. The University of Vermont Medical Center and the University of Vermont Medical Group faculty physicians give surgical residents substantial surgical exposure preparing them for careers in surgery, academic surgery, and surgical fellowship training.


Our Burlington home is nestled between the shores of Lake Champlain and the vistas of the Green Mountains. Our academic office is located in the Fletcher House on the campus of the University of Vermont Medical Center, adjacent to The University of Vermont; fostering a culture of collaboration and partnership. Learn more about living in Burlington.