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.

UPMC Horizon General Surgery

Program Director: Jon Henwood, DO, FACOS

The UPMC Horizon general surgery residency program was approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) in 1973, making it one of the oldest Osteopathic residency training programs in the country. 

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.