Residency Programs

Graduates of the Department of Surgery's Residency Programs can be found throughout the country in advanced training programs, as faculty in other prestigious programs, or as private practitioners.

Clinical training in the Department is conducted in all the major surgical subspecialties.

General Surgery

The General Surgery Residency Program offers seven categorical positions with two categorical tracks (5+2 or SASS) and two preliminary tracks (PGY1 & 2). Applicants can apply to one or both tracks. The program utilizes the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The application deadline is September 24. 

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program has three (3) positions available each year at the PGY-1 level. The program utilizes the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The application deadline is October 1. 

Vascular Surgery

In post-graduate medical education, Stanford is recognized as an elite vascular training program, offering both ACGME-accredited integrated (0 + 5) and independent (5 + 2) training formats. The program finishes three graduates per year. The application deadline is November 1.