The Department of Surgery's residency and fellowship programs (except for Podiatric Surgery, MIS/Bariatric, Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, and Mastery in General Surgery) are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, which is responsible for the accreditation of post-MD medical training programs within the United States, based on established standards and guidelines.
Since 1975 when our first graduating residents entered the profession of surgery, several hundreds of physicians have completed their residency training in general surgery at Stony Brook. Read the latest facts and stats about Stony Brook Medicine.
The alumni of our residency program now practice surgery throughout the United States, as well as in numerous other countries around the world — and we're proud of their diverse achievements and contributions to medicine.
All of our residency programs are committed to training physician-scientists. All categorical residents in our general surgery program are required to conduct at least one research project each year, and to present their studies at the Department's annual Research Day.
Applicants to our training programs are encouraged to take full advantage to all that a life on Long Island has to offer. Enjoy a day or evening in New York City or a leisurely afternoon in the country on Long Island's picturesque East End.