Our Facilities Our vascular surgery residents have access to surgical facilitates at two Rochester hospitals and do a six-month rotation with a vascular faculty member in the Finger Lakes, operating at F.F. Thompson and Geneva General Hospital Strong Memorial Hospital offers one of the largest, best equipped surgical facilities in the nation. The up-to-date facilities of affiliated Highland Hospital concentrate on bariatric, breast and a number of other procedures, conducted in a more intimate setting. The physicians in the Division of Vascular Surgery have private-practice clinics, where a wide variety of procedures suited to an out-patient model are conducted, including training resients in the University Vein Center, and in the Outpatient Ultrasound Clinic. By the end of the residency, you will be eligible to sit for the ARDMS certifying exam. The University of Rochester training program is unique in that our trainees have the opportunity to practice in a large academic medical center, an urban community hospital and rural community hospitals. This broad-based training environment allows our residents to experience all aspects of vascular practice and make a well informed decision as to their future career path.