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Average Operative Experience

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*Based on experience of chief residents completing program in June 2017.
**As surgeon, you will have substantial responsibility for the procedure.

Major Procedures Surgeon**
Abdominal
General 50
Liver 9
Biliary tract 102
Pancreas 13
Spleen 3
Hernia 158
Total Abdominal 335
 
Alimentary tract
Esophagus 26
Stomach 34
Small intestine 47
Large intestine 181
Ano-rectal 48
Total Alimentary 336
 
Vascular
Aneurysms 4
Cerebrovascular 6
Peripheral obstructive 13
Abdominal obstructive 1
Upper extremity 2
Extra-anatomic 2
Venous 5
Endovascular 1
Trauma 3
Miscellaneous vascular 3
Vascular access 16
Amputations 9
Total Vascular 65
 
General
Skin and soft tissue 43
Head and neck 10
Breast 52
Endocrine 47
Thoracic 54
Pediatric 34
Genito-urinary 1
Gynecological 1
Plastic 14
Orthopedic 1
Organ transplant 20
Trauma 23
Total General 300
 
Other Procedures
Endoscopy 134
Laparoscopic 390
Miscellaneous 59
 
Total Major Procedures 1,619

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