A vascular surgery procedure at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN

Graduate medical education in surgery specialties at Mayo Clinic

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The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota, offers a five-year integrated residency program in a collegial learning environment. Our emphasis is on surgical skills training, academic career opportunities, individual mentoring, and a curated didactic experience. Vascular integrated residents train with all eight vascular surgeons at the Rochester campus and multiple subspecialty services who work collaboratively in a group practice covering all facets of vascular surgery.


hospital in Minnesota and nationally recognized on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll (U.S. News, 2023-2024)

Unique program opportunities include:

  • A focus on establishing clinical and technical confidence
  • Opportunities for personal achievement in a supportive, inclusive, and academically rewarding environment
  • Mayo Clinic’s high faculty-to-resident ratio, large patient population, and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic, and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated educational experience
  • Access to the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible in a busy, hands-on training environment
  • A diverse, high-volume, complex case mix
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration throughout Mayo Clinic
  • State-of-the-art surgical technology
  • Personalized research and academic opportunities
  • Structured, comprehensive, faculty-led curriculum
  • Dedicated anatomy and microvascular surgical skills lab
Trainee workroom in the Gonda building at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Workroom 4-240, Gonda building

Exam room in the Gonda building at Mayo Clinic

Patient room 4-242, Gonda building

A Mayo Clinic surgical first assistant in the OR

Operating room 510, Mary Brigh building

Operating room 802, Mary Brigh building

Operating room 802, Mary Brigh building


The Vascular Surgery Residency program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The residency fulfills all criteria for admissibility to the American Board of Surgery examinations for vascular surgery and during the fourth year of residency training, resident will be eligible to take the RPVI written examination.

Mayo Clinic vascular surgery faculty Manju Kalra, M.D.

Your training experience

As a resident at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

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Campus and community

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Group of consultant, nurse, and residents discussing case in hallway at Mayo Clinic.

Stipend and benefits