Maimonides Surgery Residency: Excellence in Surgical Education and Patient Care.

In an unprecedented time during the Covid-19 Pandemic all surgery faculty and residents without hesitation rose to work alongside each other on multispecialty teams taking care of critically ill patients the best we knew how, with compassion and utilizing the most advanced treatments available.

Maimonides Surgery Residency: Excellence in Surgical Education and Patient Care.

In an unprecedented time during the Covid-19 Pandemic all surgery faculty and residents without hesitation rose to work alongside each other on multispecialty teams taking care of critically ill patients the best we knew how, with compassion and utilizing the most advanced treatments available.
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Largest and busiest hospital in Brooklyn

Top Five Most Successful Programs in NY

ACGME Vascular Surgery fellowship, Society of Surgical Oncology Breast Surgery fellowship, and Minimally Invasive Surgery fellowship

Our Residents

Our residents have gone on to the nation’s leading institutions

Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center
Breast Surgical Oncology at New York University
Vascular Surgery at University of Vermont Medical Center
Surgery Fellowship & Pediatric Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital – Pediatric
Plastic Surgery Fellowship at MUSC Medical University of South Carolina
Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital
Colorectal Surgery at St Luke’s Roosevelt
Trauma/Critical Care at Med College Wisconsin
Pediatric Trauma at University of Toronto
Private practice in General/Breast Surgery NYC Health + Hospital Queens
Pediatric Surgery at St. Christopher’s
Plastic Surgery at Temple University
MIS at Loma Linda, California
Vascular Surgery at Hofstra/Northwell
Pediatric Surgery at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
HPB at Maimonides
Private Practice at North Carolina
Breast Surgery at Yale
Plastic Surgery at U. Chicago
Trauma/Critical Care at Camden
Surg Onc at U. Toronto
Vascular at Maimonides
Breast Surgery at Mayo
Trauma/Critical Care at Long Island
Breast Surgery at St. Luke’s Roosevelt
Trauma/Critical Care in Miami
Vascular in West Virginia
Transplant at Baylor University, Texas
Vascular at Maimonides
Colorectal Surgery at University of Rochester
Vascular at Virginia Commonwealth University

Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center
Breast Surgical Oncology at New York University
Vascular Surgery at University of Vermont Medical Center
Surgery Fellowship & Pediatric Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital – Pediatric
Plastic Surgery Fellowship at MUSC Medical University of South Carolina
Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital
Colorectal Surgery at St Luke’s Roosevelt
Trauma/Critical Care at Med College Wisconsin
Pediatric Trauma at University of Toronto
Private practice in General/Breast Surgery NYC Health + Hospital Queens
Pediatric Surgery at St. Christopher’s
Plastic Surgery at Temple University
MIS at Loma Linda, California
Vascular Surgery at Hofstra/Northwell

Pediatric Surgery at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
HPB at Maimonides
Private Practice at North Carolina
Breast Surgery at Yale
Plastic Surgery at U. Chicago
Trauma/Critical Care at Camden
Surg Onc at U. Toronto
Vascular at Maimonides
Breast Surgery at Mayo
Trauma/Critical Care at Long Island
Breast Surgery at St. Luke’s Roosevelt
Trauma/Critical Care in Miami
Vascular in West Virginia
Transplant at Baylor University, Texas
Vascular at Maimonides
Colorectal Surgery at University of Rochester
Vascular at Virginia Commonwealth University

Residency Overview

Welcome to the General Surgery Residency Program at Maimonides Medical Center.  Our nationally renowned faculty is committed to the education of residents with the mission of producing well-qualified, technically excellent surgeons who function at the highest level while providing well rounded compassionate patient care.

 

Residents participate in a wide variety of cases across all specialties including colorectal, breast, ENT, Pediatric, bariatric, vascular, thoracic, surgical oncology, and more.  Operative experience is enhanced by the use of cutting edge minimally invasive technology including robotic surgery. In addition, the surrounding culturally diverse communities of Brooklyn further enrich the training experience of our residents. 

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“Without a doubt, training here will make you an outstanding surgeon, and will prepare you for anything you see in practice. ”

Program Leadership

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Dr. Patrick Borgen

Chairman, Department of Surgery

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Dr. Rebecca Rhee

Chief Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Program Director
– General Surgery Residency

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Dr. Igor Brichkov

Associate Program Director
– General Surgery Residency

Curriculum Overview

Every Monday grand rounds speakers who are nationally renowned give lectures on the most relevant topics in their surgical specialty. Our weekly core curriculum is a combination of interactive lectures given by experts in the field, chief residents, and junior residents that follows the SCORE curriculum. We supplement the basic science curriculum with multidisciplinary conferences focused on developing comprehensive management plans for patients including Breast, GI, and Thoracic tumor boards and Pelvic Floor conference. Weekly Trauma/SICU journal club reviews the most relevant literature. Other weekly educational activities include Simulation Lab where resident practice a wide variety of technical skills from basic suture and knot tying to hand sewn bowel anastomosis, Chief rounds where discussion of interesting cases on the patient wards, morning report where cases from overnight call are discussed, and most importantly Morbidity and Mortality conference.

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Resident Stories

“This program brings out the best in you as a resident and as a person. Couldn’t imagine a better group of faculty and residents!”

– Paul Chandler, Chief Surgery Resident

Resident Stories

“This program brings out the best in you as a resident and as a person. Couldn’t imagine a better group of faculty and residents!”

– Paul Chandler, Chief Surgery Resident

How To Apply

  • WE REQUIRE (3) LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION AS WELL AS STEP I and STEP II (before considering your application)

  • WE PREFER A SCORE OF AT LEAST 240 IN STEP ONE AND TWO ON FIRST ATTEMPT.

  • WE DO SPONSOR HIB, JI VISA IF NECESSARY- WE REQUIRE YOUR STEP III BE TAKEN BY MATCH DATE TO ENSURE AN H1B VISA BE ISSUED IN TIME FOR A JULY 1ST START DATE.

  • NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY IN THE U.S. OR ELSEWHERE.

  • WE PRESENTLY HAVE FOREIGN MEDICAL GRADUATES IN THE PROGRAM (PRELIMINARY, AND CATEGORICAL). PERCENTAGES ARE NOT AVAILABLE.

  • Eligible candidates must submit their application through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) PORTAL. THE LAST DAY APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED THROUGH ERAS IS NOVEMBER 15TH IF NECESSARY. WE WILL STOP REVIEWING APPLICATIONS ONCE OUR QUOTA HAS BEEN FILLED.

  • WE HAVE 5 CATEGORICAL POSITIONS, 3 PRELIMINARY POSITIONS AND ONLY CATEGORICALS ARE OFFERED A RESEARCH YEAR.

  • YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE ECFMG CERTIFIED BY THE TIME OF INTERVIEW.

  • CANDIDATES WITH THE LASTEST GRADUATION DATES WILL BE CONSIDERED FIRST.

 

Please feel free to contact us if any questions arise.

 

Maimonides Medical Center
Department of Surgery
4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219

Seema Chauhan, Program Administrator [email protected]

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