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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. Our program offers diverse clinical settings for training and includes Duke University, Duke Raleigh, Duke Regional, and the Asheville/ Durham Veteran’s Administration Hospitals. 

The Department of Surgery at Duke’s primary goal is to provide the best clinical and investigative program for students, residents, and faculty. Each resident's experience is tailored to meet his or her needs.

Hear from faculty and residents about this world-class program.
Video by Anastasia Budko (Duke '19) and Joe Bason

General Surgery Resident Candidate's Guide

For those considering the Duke General Surgery Residency Program, we've prepared a guide to highlight the benefits of training with us. See the achievements of past residents and learn more about the research and faculty who guide the resident experience at Duke Surgery. 

Download the Guide