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Applications for the 2023 fellowship year will open in August 2022.

Education / Graduate Medical Education / Prospective Fellows / Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship

Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship

The Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center is a multifaceted practice that specializes in and cares for patients with diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus in Rochester, New York. The mission of this fellowship program is to prepare the resident to function as a qualified practitioner of colon and rectal surgery at the high level of performance expected of a board-certified specialist demonstrating competence in surgical skill, cognitive decision making and clinical management of the preoperative, operative, and postoperative patient with surgical disorders of the colon, rectum and anus. 

Division of Colorectal Surgery at the
University of Rochester Medical Center

Innovative, Multidisciplinary Care for Colorectal Disease

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Our Program By the Numbers


Fellow Per Year


Alumni (ACGME Accredited)


Colorectal Faculty


Fellow Operative Cases Per Year (Average)

What Sets Us Apart

Program Highlights

We are committed to continuous improvement and changes to grow and move our program forward every day.

Current & Past Fellows

Our fellows most commonly reference the personal relationships and comraderie as one of the top reasons why they would recommend URMC.

Resident Life

Our emphasis on work/life balance is an important reason residents choose URMC. A focus on trainees well-being enables you to learn and thrive in Rochester.

A Video Tour of Our Residency