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General Surgery Residency Rotations

Our residents do rotations in the surgery departments of all three teaching hospitals in our residency program. Central to their experience are their rotations at Stony Brook University Hospital. These rotations take place on the surgical services run by the various divisions in the Department of Surgery. The information here provides an overview of each of the rotations done at Stony Brook. Below is a representative sample of rotation schedules of categorical PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents (note: individual resident rotation schedules vary).

Month (±) PGY-1 PGY-2
July University Hospital
General Surgery
University Hospital
Emergency Services (Days)
August University Hospital
Surgical Oncology
University Hospital
Surgical Oncology
September University Hospital
Emergency Services (Nights)
Northport VAMC
General Surgery
October University Hospital
Emergency Services (Days)
Northport VAMC
Vascular Surgery
November University Hospital
Plastic Surgery
Northport VAMC
Endoscopy
December University Hospital
Vascular Surgery
Each PGY-2 rotation
is 5 weeks long:
January University Hospital
SICU
There are 10 rotations
per calendar year.
February University Hospital
Pediatric Surgery
University Hospital
SICU
March Northport VAMC
General Surgery
University Hospital
Cardiothoracic Surgery
April Northport VAMC
Vascular Surgery
University Hospital
Breast Surgery
May Winthrop Hospital
General Surgery
Winthrop Hospital
General Surgery
June Winthrop Hospital
Vascular Surgery
Winthrop Hospital
Vascular Surgery