General Surgery Residency Program

Upon completing our fully accredited five-year general surgery residency, you will be qualified to practice independently and eligible for board certification in general surgery.
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A Letter to Applicants

Read a letter from the Class of 2021 welcoming applicants and sharing their experience in the program.

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Review current salary and benefits.

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Resident alumni and faculty

Meet the surgeons and former residents in the program.

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Department of Surgery information

The Department of Surgery provides acute care in all major clinical areas within state-of-the-art medical-surgical and critical care units.

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Curriculum: Conferences

The clinical curriculum focuses on the management of surgical disorders by body system.

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Curriculum: Rotations

The operative experience of the general surgery residents at Lehigh Valley Hospital is comprehensive in both quantity and variety of surgical procedures performed.

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Research opportunities and publications

Residents in the department of surgery have presented papers and posters at numerous regional and national meetings.

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Application instructions

Information on applying to the program.

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Contact information about residency