Department of Surgery

In the Department of Surgery at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center (BMC), we strive to provide the finest surgical patient care, conduct world-class research, and offer state-of-the art education.

The Department of Surgery consists of 14 divisions and sections and includes more than 60 faculty members as well as affiliated faculty members from Boston Children’s Hospital, Cape Cod Hospital, Roger Williams Medical Center, and the VA Boston Healthcare System.

Our institution has a long history, with roots that go back more than 150 years. Our past provides a strong foundation, a rich tradition, and a well-defined identity, but we continue to strive for a future of progress, innovation, and excellence.

2023 Department of Surgery Annual Report


Surgery Residency Program

The Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine/BMC Surgery Residency Program is a five-year program with six categorical residents per year, five chosen through ERAS, and since 2021, one position each year reserved for an active-duty military resident chosen through the military match. It provides residents with the range and depth of academic experience and clinical exposure required to develop superior surgical skills. Trainees also have diverse opportunities to engage in significant and impactful research, ranging from quality improvement and patient safety to surgical education and healthcare disparities. The majority of graduates pursue fellowship training, and all are well prepared for success in their future careers. Learn more.

Application Process 

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