Operative Experience

Junior residents at Stanford perform 100-300 cases per year beginning in the PGY-1 year. When you visit us you will have the opportunity to speak with our residents for details of their individual experiences.

A finishing Chief Resident at Stanford will, on average, have performed more than 1000 operations and will have had an excellent personal experience in all of the primary components of General Surgery.

AVERAGE 5-YEAR OPERATIVE EXPERIENCE

SSB

111 cases

Head and Neck

57 cases

GI/ALTR

313 cases

Abdomen

335 cases

Liver

18 cases

Pancreas

27 cases

Vascular

79 cases

Endocrine

42 cases

Trauma

25 cases

Non-op Trauma

95 cases

Thoracic

40 cases

Pediatric

34 cases

Plastics

16 cases

Lap B

213 cases

Endoscopy

139 cases

Lap C

125 cases

Total Major =

1,042

AVERAGE OPERATIVE EXPERIENCE FOR PGY-1 (INTERN)

Vascular

30 cases

Abdominal

21 cases

GI

19 cases

Breast

18 cases

Skin & soft tissue

10 cases

Pediatric

5 cases

Head & neck

4 cases

Plastic surgery

2 cases

Miscellaneous

13 cases

Endoscopy

3 cases

 

 

Average

125 cases