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General Surgery IMG Friendly Programs! Part 3

-PART 1 INCLUDES ALABAMA TO LOUISIANA

-PART 2 INCLUDES MAINE TO NEW JERSEY

-PART 3 INCLUDES NEW YORK TO OKLAHOMA

-PART 4 INCLUDES PENNSYLVANIA TO VERMONT

-PART 5 INCLUDES VIRGINIA TO WISCONSIN



TOTAL POST ARE 5 BLOG ENTRIES COVERING ALL 50 STATES!


This post includes:

1.State wise list on IMG friendly General Surgery Programs.

2.Contact information of the programs

3.Application Requirements



NEW YORK (28)

1. WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director:Leaque Ahmed

Email: lahmed@wyckoffhospital.org

Program Coordinator:Anna Trzpis

Tel: (718) 963-7602

Website link: https://whmcny.org/surgical-residency

Program type: Community-based

USMLE Scores: 240 in step 1 and step 2 on the first attempt.

ECFMG certification: To be initiated before applying

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not required

LOR: 3 favorable letters required with the most weight given to letters from Surgical attendings

YSG: <5 years

No of positions: 4 categorical positions, no prelim positions

VISA: J1 and H1B

Current Imgs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 21%, US-IMGs - 16%

2. WESTCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Jorge Con MD

Tel: (914) 493-5032

E-mail: jorge.con@wmchealth.org

Program Coordinator:Lori Mercado

Tel: (914) 493-7614

E-mail: lori.mercado@wmchealth.org

Website link:https://www.westchestermedicalcenter.org/surgery1

Program type: University based

USMLE scores: 225 in step 1 and Step 2 on the first attempt

ECFMG certification: If applicable.

Application Deadline: November 30

USCE: Not mentioned Other: Research experience highly valued

LOR: 4

YSG: Not mentioned

No of positions: 9 (5 Prelim and 4 categorical)

VISA: J1

No of current Imgs in the program: Non-US IMG - 37%, US IMG - 11%

3. MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director:Rebecca Rhee MD

E-mail: rerhee@maimonidesmed.org

Program Coordinator: Seema Chauhan

Tel: (718) 283-7683

E-mail: schauhan@maimonidesmed.org

Website link: https://maimo.org/medical-education/how-to-apply/

Program type: Community based university affiliated

USMLE scores: >240 in step 1 and Step 2CK, first time pass preferred, Step 3 required for H1B visa

ECFMG certification: If applicable and available

Application Deadline: October 30

USCE: <1-year residency training in an ACGME accredited program within the United States.

LOR: 3 LORs provided must be from ACGME accredited residency program, summative evaluation letter from Program Director and competency-based summative performance evaluation.

YSG: <7 years

No of positions: 8 categorical, no prelim

VISA: J1 and H1B visa

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 30%, US-IMGs - 67%

4. SUNY Upstate Medical University Program

Program director:Andreas H Meier MD, MEd

Program Coordinator: Kelly L Liberati

Tel: (315) 464-7261

E-mail: liberatk@upstate.edu

Website link: https://www.upstate.edu/surgery/education/residency/general/intern-selection.php

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: >225 in Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required, unless currently in medical school

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Required. Externship/observership not accepted.

LOR: 4 preferably from U. S. surgeons with whom you have worked)

YSG: <5 years

No of positions: 6 categorical, 5-7 undesignated prelim positions

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 17%, US-IMGs - 26%

5. NYU LONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: James C Maurer MD

Tel: (516) 663-1624

E-mail: james.maurer@nyulangone.org

Program Coordinator: Rachelle Barthelemy MPA

Tel: (516) 663-1625

E-mail: rachelle.barthelemy@nyulangone.org

Website link: https://medli.nyu.edu/education/graduate-medical-education/residencies/general-surgery

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: >210 in Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: Not specified

LOR: at least two letters of recommendation from surgeons

YSG: Not specified

VISA: J1 sponsored through ecfmg

Application Deadline: October 15

No of positions: 5 categorical, 5 prelim

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 27%, US-IMGs - 24%

6. SUNY DOWNSTATE HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program director: Lisa S Dresner MD

E-mail: ldresnersuny@gmail.com

Program Coordinator: Natasha Sagal MS, MSA

Tel: (718) 270-1421

E-mail: natasha.sagal@downstate.edu

Website link: https://www.downstate.edu/education-training/fellowship-residency-programs/surgery/residency/index.html

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not required

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 8 categorical, prelim - offered, number not specified

VISA: J1 and F1(OPT)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 16%, US-IMGs - 28%

7. NYU GROSSMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (BROOKLYN) PROGRAM

Program director: Sandeep G Sirsi MD

Tel: (718) 630-7893

E-mail: sandeep.sirsi@nyumc.org

Program Coordinator: Kristy Villa

Tel: (718) 630-7351

E-mail: kristy.villa@nyulangone.org

Website link: https://med.nyu.edu/departments-institutes/surgery/divisions/general-surgery/general-surgery-residency-nyu-langone-hospital-brooklyn

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: >220 in Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 3 categorical

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 8%

8. NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN BROOKLYN METHODIST HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: James C Rucinski MD

Tel: (718) 780-3288

E-mail: jar9008@nyp.org

Program Coordinator: Karina Meyerovitch BS

Tel: (718) 780-7106

E-mail: kab2024@nyp.org

Website link: https://www.nyp.org/brooklyn/medical-education/residency/surgery

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: >230 in Step1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Required

LOR: 3

YSG: 1

No of positions: Categorical = 3, Preliminary = 5

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 10%, US-IMGs - 25%

9. NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (COLUMBIA CAMPUS) PROGRAM

Program director: Steven A Lee-Kong MD

E-mail: sal116@cumc.columbia.edu

Program Coordinator: Marlene Haselbauer

Tel: (212) 305-3038

E-mail: mh487@cumc.columbia.edu

Website link: https://columbiasurgery.org/general-surgery-residency

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline: September 28

USCE: Not required, but desirable

LOR: 3

YSG: <1 year preferred

No of positions: 7 categorical, 5 preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 2%, US-IMGs - 6%

10. MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER/ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director:Abier A Abdelnaby MD

E-mail: aabdelnaby@montefiore.org

Program Coordinator:Debra Chambers

Tel: (718) 696-2582

E-mail: dechambe@montefiore.org

Website link: https://www.montefiore.org/general-surgery-residency-program

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2Ck required

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified, research or other medical pursuits accepted

LOR: 3

YSG: <3 years

No of positions: 10 categorical, 20 preliminary

VISA: J1, H1B, F1(OPT)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 19%, US-IMGs - 16%

11. UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO PROGRAM

Program director: Clairice Cooper MD

E-mail: cbakker@buffalo.edu

Program Coordinator: Melissa Beckman

Tel: (716) 898-3627

E-mail: mbeckman@buffalo.edu

Website link: https://medicine.buffalo.edu/departments/surgery/education/general-surgery.html

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: >225 in Step 1 and Step 2 Ck

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline:November 1st

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 9 categorical, designated and undesignated preliminary positions available - number not specified

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 10%, US-IMGs - 6%

12. NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN/QUEENS PROGRAM

Program director: Christopher Foglia MD

E-mail: cmf2004@med.cornell.edu

Program Coordinator: Samantha Murdock

Tel: (718) 670-1572

E-mail: sam9168@nyp.org

Website link: https://www.nyp.org/queens/graduate-medical-education/surgery

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: >220 in Step 1 and Step 2 CK, first attempt

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not required, but preferred

LOR: 2

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 5 categorical positions, 6 prelim positions.

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 12%

13. NYU GROSSMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: Russell S Berman MD

Tel: (212) 263-2982

E-mail: russell.berman@nyumc.org

Program Coordinator:Kaleigh Booth MA

Tel: (212) 263-6378

E-mail: kaleigh.booth@nyulangone.org

Website link: https://med.nyu.edu/departments-institutes/surgery/divisions/general-surgery/general-surgery-residency-manhattan/admissions

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: 210 in Step 1, Step 2 not required

ECFMG certification: not required to apply to our program; however, it is required before being offered an interview.

Application Deadline: October 1

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 7 categorical, Offer preliminary positions - number not specified

VISA: J1 and F1 (OPT)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 7%, US-IMGs - 2%

14. NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (CORNELL CAMPUS) PROGRAM

Program director: Thomas J Fahey MD

Tel: (212) 746-5380

E-mail: tjfahey@med.cornell.edu

Program Coordinator: Jennifer Cleaver

Tel: (646) 962-8413

E-mail: jmc2015@med.cornell.edu

Website link: https://surgery.weill.cornell.edu/education-and-training/residency-programs/general-surgery-residency-program

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2 CK required

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

Application Deadline: Sept 28, Applications are due when ERAS opens and are reviewed immediately.

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 8 categorical 5 undesignated preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 11%, US-IMGs - 3%

15. UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER PROGRAM

Program director:Rabih Salloum MD

E-mail: rabih_salloum@urmc.rochester.edu

Program Coordinator: Amy Mills BS

Tel: (585) 275-2723

E-mail: amy_mills@urmc.rochester.edu

Website link: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/education/graduate-medical-education/prospective-residents/surgery.aspx

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step1 required- passing score at the time of application

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

Application Deadline: November 1

USCE: Not required

LOR: 3

YSG: < 5 years (do not review applications of candidates who have been out of medical school more than 5 years)

No of positions: 7 categorical, 3 preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 12%, US-IMGs - 2%

16. ZUCKER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT HOFSTRA/NORTHWELL AT LENOX HILL HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: Parswa Ansari MD

Program Coordinator: Janet Velez BBA

Tel: (212) 434-2150

E-mail: jvelez2@northwell.edu

Website link: https://professionals.northwell.edu/graduate-medical-education/residency-general-surgery-lenox-hill-hospital

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: 215 in Step 1 and 225 in Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: If applicable

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3, letters no older than 6 months

YSG: <3 years

No of positions: 20 categorical, 6 preliminary

VISA: J1, H1B, F1 (OPT)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 20%, US-IMGs - 8%

17. STONY BROOK MEDICINE/UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: Sherif R Abdel-Misih MD

Tel: (631) 444-8086

Email: sherif.abdel-misih@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Program Coordinator: Deborah Thornton

Tel: (631) 444-1791

Email: deborah.thornton@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Website link: https://renaissance.stonybrookmedicine.edu/surgery/education/postgraduate/residency/general-surgery

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: >230 in Step 1 and Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3 letters of recommendation from ABS-certified surgeons

YSG: <5 years

No of positions: 7 categorical, preliminary positions offered-number not specified

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-Us IMGs - 7%, US-IMGs - 10%

18. ICAHN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT MOUNT SINAI (MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL) PROGRAM

Program director: Celia M Divino MD

Tel: (212) 241-5871

E-mail: celia.divino@mountsinai.org

Program Coordinator: Jonathan Carrillo

Tel: (212) 241-5126

E-mail: jonathan.carrillo@mountsinai.org

Website link: https://icahn.mssm.edu/education/residencies-fellowships/list/msh-general-surgery-residency

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: >230 in Step 1, Step 2 CK not required for interview consideration

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 7 categorical, 6 designated preliminary, 6 non-designated

VISA: J1 and H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - <2%, US-IMGs - 0

19. ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Jessica Zaman MD

E-mail: zamanj@amc.edu

Program Coordinator: Dan Almy

Tel: (518) 262-5374

E-mail: almyd@amc.edu

Website link: https://www.amc.edu/academic/gme/programs/GeneralSurgery/general-surgery.cfm

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: >220 in Step 1 and Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: If applicable

Application Deadline: November1

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3 current

YSG: < 3 years

No of positions:5 categorical and 4 non-designated preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMGs - 3%, Non-US IMGs - 0

20.NEW YORK MEDICAL COLLEGE AT METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Marc K Wallack MD

Tel: (212) 423-6614

E-mail: marc.wallack@nychhc.org

Program Coordinator: Theresa Garcia BA

Website link: https://www.nymcatmet.org/

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: >220 in Step 1 and Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline:

USCE: Required if >1 year of graduation

LOR: 3

YSG: 1 year

No of positions: 4 categorical, preliminary positions offered - number not specified

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMG - 19%, Non-US IMGs - 0

21. LINCOLN MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Valerie Katz MD

E-mail: valerie.katz@nychhc.org

Program Coordinator: Roxanne Gonzalez

Tel: (718) 579-5900

E-mail: roxanne.gonzalez@nychhc.org

Website link: http://www.lincolngeneralsurgery.com/

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: >220 in Step 1 and Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Research or other medical education pursuits if >1 year of graduation(clinical experience not required)

LOR: 3

YSG: >5 years

No. of positions:3 categorical, 4 preliminary for PGY-1 and PGY-2 yearly.

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-Us IMGs: 13%, US-IMGs - 54%

22. ZUCKER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT HOFSTRA/NORTHWELL AT STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: Karen E E Gibbs MD

E-mail: kgibbs@northwell.edu

Program Coordinator: Michele Arena

Tel: (718) 226-8630

E-mail: marena4@northwell.edu

Website https://professionals.northwell.edu/graduate-medical-education/residency-general-surgery-staten-island