Residency & Fellowship Programs

Residency Programs

Clinical training in the Department is conducted in all the major surgical subspecialties. Our residency programs include:

Emergency Medicine
General Surgery
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Vascular Surgery


The Department of Surgery has three accredited fellowship programs, and numerous other training opportunities.  Our ACGME and ASTS accredited fellowship programs are:

Pediatric Surgery
Abdominal Transplant Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Graduates of our programs can be found throughout the country in advanced training programs, as faculty in other prestigious programs, or as private practitioners.

Other education programs include weekly department and division grand rounds, teaching conferences, and special lectures such as the prestigious Emile Holman Lecture, the Thomas Fogarty Lectureship on Innovation, and Lawrence Crowley Lecture on Pediatric Medicine. Many of these educational opportunities are open to the public. Surgery faculty are active members of the broader Bay Area community and often participate in Stanford University Medical Center Health Library programs and other continuing medical education forums throughout the country.