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Defined Category Program Averages - Operative Cases 2017-2021

Skin and Soft Tissue

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Skin and Soft Tissue 25 57.0 51.0 51.0 46.3

Breast

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Mastectomy 5 47 34.2 41.5 46.2
Axilla 5 13.2 13.6 14.5 12.2
Breast Total 40 63.0 49.8 53.3 59.5

Head and Neck

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Head and Neck 25 64.5 58.4 60.0 59.2

Alimentary Tract

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Esophagus 5 13.0 11.8 11.0 14.5
Stomach 15 63.8 59.2 65.3 62.7
Small Intestine 25 57.8 46.2 53.0 41.0
Large Intestine 40 77.7 56.0 55.8 47.8
Appendix 40 81.7 72.0 84.0 85.2
Anorectal 20 27.3 29.4 23.8 24.8
Alimentary Tract Total 180 321.3 274.6 292.8 276.0

Abdominal

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Biliary 85 145.8 167.0 220.3 165.2
Hernia 85 148.8 159.0 232.8 165.0
Liver 5 28.8 22.2 14.3 20.7
Pancreas 5 15.2 15.0 23.3 14.0
Abdominal Total250 250 405.8 456.8 552.3 447.2

Vascular

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Access 10 18.0 25.6 13.8 15.8
Anastomosis, Repair, Exposure, or Endarterectomy 10 19.0 25.6 14.0 14.0
Abdominal Total 50 91.5 99.8 77.0 61.5

Endocrine

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Thyroid or Parathyoid 10 47.7 38.8 44.3 39.3
Endocrine Total 15 52.0 41.4 48.0 44.0

Operative Trauma

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Operative 10 24.3 19.6 23.0 24.7

Non-Operative Trauma

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Team Leader Resuscitation 10 13.7 15.4 14.8 12.0
Non-Operative Trauma Total 40 45.2 46.6 50.5 58.2

Thoracic

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Open Thoracotomy 5 10.5 5.6 6.3 9.2
Thoracic Total 20 34.3 23.4 33.8 32.2

Pediatric

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Pediatric 20 48.3 35.8 32.3 59.2

Plastic

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Plastic 10 25.0 24.6 28.0 20.0

Surgical Critical Care

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Surgical Critical Care 40 42.5 46.6 42.5 42.0

Laparoscopic - Basic

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Laparoscopic-Basic 100 231.2 253.6 305.8 257.2

Endoscopy

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Upper Endoscopy 35 50.0 49.8 49.8 60.7
Colonscopy 50 54.5 57.0 51.5 58.2
Endoscopy Total 85 109.5 117.6 111.0 131.0

Laparoscopic - Complex

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Laparoscopic-Complex 75 176.0 153.8 177.0 152.2

Role Totals

Defined Category RRC Minimum 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
Total MAJOR 850 1103.2 1068.0 1188.3 1095.7
Total SURGEON CHIEF 200 255.5 229.0 304.5 301.5
Total TEACHING ASSISTANT 25 35.2 28.6 44.5 34.2

 

*The ACGME has increased the required case minimums as of 2017/2018