Welcome from Program Directorpd

The General Surgery Residency Program is designed to develop exceptional, well-rounded, professionally sought-after leaders in surgery. Our integrated five-year training program offers a unique combination of surgical practice, complemented by both basic science and clinical research to achieve an unparalleled level of excellence in all aspects of the care of the surgical patient . All of our graduates have been exposed to basic science, clinical investigation and broad based comprehensive practical experience – leading to improved surgical practices and the most effective care a patient could hope for.

I am delighted to be associated with this fine program, and I'm confident you will be too. Our program is thorough and our standards are rigorous. But the men and women who graduate from our General Surgery Residency Program are commonly recognized as being among the finest surgeons in the UnitedStates. The overwhelming majority of our graduates who have sought subspecialty training have been accepted in the most competitive fellowships in the country.

If there is anything you would like to know more about, or if you have any questions, after examining the information that's provided here, please contact our Program Administrator Amy Mills at (585) 275-2723 or Amy_Mills@urmc.rochester.edu. We appreciate your interest in the University of Rochester Medical Center's General Surgery Residency Program.


Rabih M.Salloum MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery & Oncology
Director, General Surgery Residency Program
University of Rochester Department of Surgery