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Surgery Residency

At the Forefront of Surgical Residency Education

The Surgery Department at Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine's western campus, is proud to have a role in charting the future course of surgical education in the United States. Baystate's tradition of academic excellence, and our faculty's 40+ years of experience, is reflected in leadership on national accreditation, policy, and review boards.

Broad-based Clinical Experience on a Single Campus

  • Level I trauma center experience
  • 1,000+ operative cases per resident
  • Night Float call system
  • Comprehensive Level I Education Institute of Simulation
  • Bench and clinical research opportunities

Virtually every surgical subspecialty is represented on our faculty, comprised of more than 60 Board Certified or Board Eligible surgeons.

Residents can gain experience in:

  • General surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Oncologic surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Vascular/endovascular surgery
  • Trauma surgery
  • Breast surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Surgical critical care  
  • Plastic surgery
  • Endoscopy 
  • Transplantation 
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Rural surgery

About Our Program

  • 6 categorical residents (with 1-2 in research lab) each year
  • >80% of graduates accepted into fellowships each year

State-of-the-Art Facilities

  • Human Patient Simulation presents a diverse range of clinical scenarios in the form of interactive simulations that emphasize team training and crisis management
  • Minimally invasive and robotic surgical laboratory
  • Basic & advanced open benchtop procedures, minimally invasive and open technical skills training laboratory

Baystate's Surgery Residency is ACGME-accredited.