Department of Surgery

Core Residency Programs

General Surgery

Program Director: Kenneth K. W. Lee, MD

The General Surgery Residency Training Program provides basic and advanced surgical experience for those seeking a career in general surgery as well as for those who plan to undertake further training in a surgical specialty.

UPMC Mercy General Surgery

Program Director: Kurt R. Stahlfeld, MD

Since 1938, the UPMC Mercy General Surgery Residency Program has long been known for providing a hospitable and nurturing environment, and camaraderie between the residents and attending staff.

Vascular Surgery

Program Director: Rabih A. Chaer, MD

The Vascular Surgery Residency Program is designed to train well-rounded vascular specialists with expertise in clinical and academic vascular care, providing exposure to cutting edge evolving new technologies and research.