General Surgery - Doctors Hospital
Residency Program Objectives
The resident will gain a broad knowledge base in the field of general surgery within the guidelines set forth by the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.
The resident will perform accurate and timely history and physicals, pre-operative and post-operative evaluation, and case discussions pertinent to a variety of surgical subspecialties.
The resident will learn to apply basic sciences in the management of the surgical patient. An emphasis will be placed on anatomy, physiology, pathology and pharmacology.
The resident will effectively integrate diagnostic modalities, laboratory medicine and other health care providers in the management of the surgical patient.
The resident will gain experience in assisting and performing a variety of surgical procedures related to all aspects of surgery. The resident will gain this experience under the supervision of the surgical staff, residents, and surgeons associated with the program.
The resident will develop a sound surgical judgment in all aspects of care of the surgical patient.
The resident will integrate academic and clinical medicine through participation in continuing medical education programs throughout the training period.
The resident will develop the academic and surgical skills necessary to satisfactorily complete the examinations required for board certification by the ACOS.
Meet Our Residents
See the residents currently enrolled in the Doctors Hospital General Surgery Residency Program.
General Surgery Residency Curriculum
Get information about the general surgery rotations, and more.LEARN MORE
How to Apply for Residency
Selection is based on information contained in the application, references, interviews and recommendation of the selection committee, which is chaired by the program director.LEARN MORE