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General Surgery Residency Program

Welcome and thank you for your interest in the General Surgery Residency at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian. The goal of the General Surgery program is to train exceptionally qualified surgeons who have the skills and ability to function at the highest level and provide state-of-the-art, compassionate patient care. In addition to producing technically superb surgeons who demonstrate an ability to operate independently, the program also focuses on developing residents who are well-grounded in the basic science of surgery and will preserve and communicate knowledge through education. Our program aims to develop residents into the future leaders of academic surgery who make significant contributions to the future development of the clinical and research aspects of the practice of surgery. We welcome you to review our recent graduate alumni match data.

A broad exposure to all areas of general surgery is provided to ensure the development of adequate clinical knowledge. NewYork-Presbyterian serves as the primary teaching facility offering expertise in primary, secondary, and tertiary surgical medicine. Additional experience in surgical oncology is obtained at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Jamaica Hospital provides experience in acute trauma and elective general surgery in an underserved urban environment. Didactic instruction plays an integral part in the training program and is provided through both departmental and interdepartmental teaching conferences. A robust simulation program has been fully integrated into our protected education time.

Weill Cornell Medical College’s mission is to support, advance, and promote clinical and translational research enterprises. All surgical residents without significant research prior to entering the program are encouraged to spend two years in the lab.

To learn more about who we are – both residents and faculty, details about our clinical and research training programs, and our New York City environment - contact us today, view the program's flip book.     

   

Resident Profiles

Meet Our Residents

   

       


       

Department of Surgery Chair - Fabrizio Michelassi, MD, FACS

   
 

Vice Chair of Education - Thomas J. Fahey, III, MD

    

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