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About the department

The Department of Surgery at Mayo Clinic includes many subspecialty divisions focused on the full breadth of surgical specialties, giving you access to a range of common and complex cases. Mayo Clinic is one of the largest and most experienced surgical practices in the world with more than 300 surgeons and 139 operating rooms among its three locations in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.

Surgical Residency Overview

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Surgical Residency Overview

About the programs

Candidates may apply to only one program at a time. You may apply to the same program at more than one campus, if available.

Learn more about our GME training programs in various specialties of surgery (see our full Programs A-Z list for additional GME programs that may include a surgery component):

Residency programs

Program name Length Location
Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency 1 year

Florida

Minnesota

General Surgery Residency 5 years

Arizona

Florida

Minnesota

Neurologic Surgery Residency 7 years

Arizona

Florida

Minnesota

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, M.D.-O.M.S. 6 years Minnesota
Orthopedic Surgery Residency 5 years

Arizona

Minnesota

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Residency 5 years

Florida

Minnesota

Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency 6 years

Arizona

Florida

Minnesota

Preliminary Surgery Residency 1 year

Arizona

Minnesota

Thoracic Surgery Residency 3 years

Minnesota

Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency 5 years

Minnesota

Fellowship programs

Program name Length Location
Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship 2-3 years

Arizona

Minnesota

Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship 1 year

Arizona

Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Lower Extremity (Hip and Knee) Fellowship 1 year

Florida

Minnesota

Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Upper Extremity (Shoulder and Elbow) Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Breast Oncology Fellowship 1-2 years

Minnesota

Cardiothoracic Surgery Transplant Fellowship  2 years

Florida

Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship 1-3 years

Minnesota

Comprehensive Endocrine Surgery Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

General Thoracic Surgery Fellowship 1-2 years

Minnesota

Hand Surgery Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Fellowship 2 years

Minnesota

International Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship 1 year

Arizona

Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship 2 years

Arizona

Florida

Minnesota

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Fellowship 1 year

Florida

Minnesota

Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Neurosurgery Critical Care Enfolded Fellowship 1 year

Florida and Minnesota

Neurotology Fellowship 2 years

Minnesota

Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Pediatric Surgery Fellowship 2 years

Arizona

Peripheral Nerve Surgery Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Retinal and Vitreous Surgery Fellowship 2 years

Minnesota

Spine Surgery Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship 1 year

Minnesota

Vascular Surgery Advanced Aortic Fellowship 3 months

Minnesota

Vascular Surgery Fellowship 2 years

Arizona

Minnesota

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