Training includes significant practice in trauma and critical care, gastroenterology (including nutrition and endoscopy), surgical oncology and angiocardiothoracic surgery.
The average experience for chief residents finishing the program is over 800 major cases as primary surgeon or teaching assistant. Average total case experience per resident is approximately 1,200 cases in five years-more than fulfilling the requirements of the American Board of Surgery in number, mixture and complexity. Call duty averages every third to fifth night, depending on the post-graduate level.
For information about our residency programs write to:
Ashley West - Residency Coordinator
WVU Charleston Division, Department of Surgery
3110 MacCorkle Ave. S.E.,
Charleston, WV 25304