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Department of Surgery

Curriculum

Master
Content

 

General Thoracic Track

Cardiothoracic Track

First Year

Texas Children's Hospital (three months)

Texas Children's Hospital (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgery (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgery (three months)

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (three months)

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (three months)

University of Texas MD Anderson (three months)

University of Texas MD Anderson (three months)

Second Year

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center General Thoracic Surgery (six months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center General Thoracic Surgery (two months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgery (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgery (three months)

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (three months)

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (three months)

 

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Adult Cardiac, Minimally Invasive, Robotic Cardiac Surgery (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Structural Heart/Cardiac Cath Lab  (one month)

Third Year

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center General Thoracic Surgery (six months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Adult Cardiac, Minimally Invasive, Robotic Cardiac Surgery (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Heart/Lung Transplant Surgery (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Aortic Surgery                              (three months)

Ben Taub Hospital   (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Heart/Lung Transplant Surgery (three months)

 

Ben Taub Hospital    (three months)

Thoracic Surgery Integrated Residency Program
During the first three years of the integrated residency program, residents will undergo clinical training in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, and Cardiology as well as Cardiothoracic Surgery. The residents then have the option to pursue research for a maximum of two years. The final three years of the residency program is comprised of in-depth training in Cardiothoracic and General Thoracic surgery.

First Year

Ben Taub Hospital (five months)

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (four months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center (two months)

Texas Children's Hospital (one month)

Second Year

Ben Taub Hospital (six months)

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (one month)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center (five months)

Third Year

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (four months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center (eight months)

Fourth Year

Texas Children's Hospital (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgery (three months)

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (three months)

University of Texas MD Anderson (three months)

Fifth Year

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center General Thoracic Surgery  (two months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgery (three months)

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Adult Cardiac, Minimally Invasive, Robotic Cardiac Surgery (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Structural Heart/Cardiac Cath Lab (one month)

Sixth Year

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Adult Cardiac, Minimally Invasive, Robotic Cardiac Surgery (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Aortic Surgery (three months)

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Heart/Lung Transplant Surgery
(three months)

Ben Taub Hospital (three months)

Upon completion of these programs, residents will be board-eligible in Thoracic Surgery through the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS).