2022 Annual Report

Residency and Fellowship

Surgery Residency Program

The Boston University Surgery Residency Program provides residents with the range and depth of surgical experience and academic exposure required to develop superior surgical skills and an ability to make informed, independent judgments. Our five-year program, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), is committed to preparing future generations of highly skilled surgeons.

Surgery Fellowship Program

The Boston University Surgery Residency Program offers two residency fellowships, in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and in Surgical Critical Care.

Chairs

Toby C Chai, MD

Chief of Urology

Special Interests

urinary incontinence, urinary tract reconstructive surgery

Stephen P Christiansen, MD

Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology; Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Aviva Lee-Parritz, MD

Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chair and Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine,
Women and Infants Center

Paul Tornetta, MD

Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Professor and Chairman, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Jennifer F Tseng, MD, MPH

Surgeon-in-Chief, Boston Medical Center, Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Chiefs

Laurence Brinckerhoff MD

Chief of Thoracic Surgery

Special Interests

Lung cancer; Benign and malignant disease of the esophagus; Robotic surgery

Tracey A Dechert, MD

Chief, Acute Care and Trauma Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
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Niloo M Edwards, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery

Special Interests

Aortic surgery; mitral valve repair; endocarditis (infections of the heart)

Alik Farber, MD

Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Program Director of the Vascular Fellowship, Co-Director of the Vascular Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory, Professor of Surgery and Radiology, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Donald T Hess, MD

Chief, Section of Bariatric Surgery, Director, Bariatric Surgery Program, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Christopher Muratore, MD

Chief of Pediatric Surgery

Special Interests

Surgical management of congenital and acquired anomalies/disease of neonates, children, adolescents, and young adults; Trauma and critical care; Extracorporeal life support (ECLS/ECMO); Fetal surgery for congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) and twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)

Hau T Pham, DPM

Chief, Podiatry Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Teviah E Sachs, MD, MPH

Section Chief, Surgical Oncology, Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine,

Special Interests

Surgical Oncology, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Cancers, Cancers of the Stomach, Sarcoma, Melanoma

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Jaromir Slama, MD

Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine