Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Surgery

Residents & Fellows

For Residents & Fellows

Houston Methodist offers an outstanding surgical education program through our focus on advancing surgical research and technology. Our dedicated and knowledgeable staff create an academic environment that fosters excellence in clinical skills and patient care.

Primarily affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, the hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. Ranked one of U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" in 2008 and one of Fortune Magazine's "Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For" since 2006, we continue to maintain a standard of excellence that promises only the best care for our patients and therefore, only the best education for our residents and fellows.

Houston Methodist Hospital Residency in General Surgery is a five-year program that provides broad experience in general surgery and surgical basic sciences, as well as numerous surgical specialties. The program is well balanced with outstanding clinical training, didactic education and research opportunities. Our goal is to prepare you as a superb surgeon. We currently offer four categorical positions. Additional preliminary positions are available at the PGY1 and PGY2 years.

The Department of Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital offers a fellowship in advanced minimally invasive surgery that offers training within the state-of-the-art Houston Methodist Institute of Technology, Innovation and Education (MITIE).