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The Section of Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Surgery is active in a variety areas of education for residents, fellows, and medical students at Duke. Our faculty are involved in the SEAL lab as well as teaching residents.

Fellowship Programs


Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Fellowship

First established in 2008, the Duke HPB fellowship provides advanced training in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery for general surgeons who desire to be future leaders in academic surgery.


Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship

The Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship offers a two-year clinical and research experience in complex general surgical oncology for fully trained general surgeons who desire to be academic leaders in surgical oncology.

Residency Programs


General Surgery Residency Program

The Duke General Surgery Residency Program is dedicated to providing a comprehensive training program. This encompasses the entire breadth of core general surgery and the general surgery subspecialties which includes cardiothoracic, abdominal transplant, oncology, vascular, endocrine, colorectal, trauma, and pediatric surgery.

Medical Student Education

Our faculty is closely involved with medical student education. For example, Dr. Blazer is course director for the General Surgery Subinternship and course director for the Surgical Oncology Elective. He is also a member of the Fourth-year Curriculum Committee and the Medical School Promotions committee.