PA Residency Programs

Expand your skill, knowledge and experience by attending a surgical PA residency program.

Physician Assistant training is centered on primary care while career opportunities for specialized PAs in surgery are growing. Attending a surgical residency program can enable you to expand your PA skills and gain the experience that will land you an exciting specialized PA position.

Why Attend a Residency Program

  • Improve your ability to care for patients in all settings
  • Develop the judgment and technical abilities in a specialized practice area
  • Take advantage of more professional opportunities – many employers give preference to residency-trained PAs
  • Gain both clinical and didactic knowledge that would take years of on-the-job training to master
  • AASPA offers a special Residents membership, the first of its kind, which offers a blend of fellow and student memberships – all at a special discounted rated.

Learn about our Resident membership

Postgraduate Residency Programs in Physician Assistants

Postgraduate residency programs for PAs are available in a number of specialties. Please contact the programs directly for more complete details.

Orthopaedic Surgery
Surgery
Neurosciences

Orthopaedic Surgery

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center - **

Physician Assistant Orthopaedic Surgical Residency
PO Box 2774
Colton, CA 92406
Phone: 909-387-7766
E-mail: FxFxrPA@ibm.net

 

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute

Postgraduate Physician Assistant Orthopaedic Residency
c/o Patrick Knott, PhD, PAC
Rosalind Franklin University PA Program
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064-3095
Phone: 847-578-8689
E-mail: patrick.knott@rosalindfranklin.edu
Website: www.ibji.com

 

Mr. Rogan, PA-C

PA Fellowship Program in Orthopaedic Surgery
Phone: 423-282-9011
Email: roganrb@ortholink.net
Website: www.wataugaortho.com


United States Air Force Medical Service - **

Orthopaedic Surgery PA Residency
Wright-Patterson Medical Center
4881 Sugar Maple Drive
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433-5529
Phone: 937-257-9416
(Must be on active duty as an Air Force Physician Assistant)

 

Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

United States Air Force Medical Service - **
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery PA Residency
Wright-Patterson Medical Center/SGOSL
4881 Sugar Maple Drive
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433-5529
Phone: 937-257-8684
(Must be on active duty as an Air Force Physician Assistant)

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Surgery

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

Surgery Physician Assistant Residency
400 N. Pepper Ave.
Colton, CA 92324
Phone: 909-580-6210
Rebecca Harris PA-C, MPAS
Program Director

 

Bassett Healthcare

Multi-specialty Surgical PA Post Graduate Training Program
One Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Program Director: Shari Johnson-Ploutz, M.Ed., ATC, RPA-C
Phone: 607 547-3518
Fax: 607 547-6048

 

Duke University

PA Surgical Residency Program

Sherry M. Davi, Program Director
Room 7689 HAFS Building

Duke University Medical Center
Box 3704
Durham, NC 27710

Phone: 919-681-7891
Fax: 919-681-2779
Email: sherry.davi@duke.edu
Website: Surgical Physician Assistant Residency Program


 

 

Geisinger Health System

Advanced Practitioner Post-Graduate Surgical Residency Program
Geisinger Medical Center
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570-214-4777
Email: bjcurrey@geisinger.edu (Belinda Currey, Senior Advance Practice Recruiter)

Program Director: Nevin Gorki, PA-C

 

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Post-Graduate Surgical Residency for Physician Assistants
Jennie McKown, MSHS, PA-C
Director, Physician Assistant Surgical Residency Program
Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street, Halsted 600
Baltimore, MD 21287
Residency phone:  (410)502-2651
Residency email: PAsurgres@jhmi.edu
Website: www.jhpasr.com

 

Montefiore Medical Center/ The University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine - **

Postgraduate Residency in Surgery
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467
Phone: 718-920-7200
Email: rsammart@montifore.org 
Website: http://www.montefiore.org/pa-residency-program-overview

 

Norwalk Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine

PA Surgical Residency Program
Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT 06856
Phone: 203-852-2188

 

Spectrum Health

Physician Assistant Surgical Residency Program
221 Michigan Street, NE
Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-391-8651

 

Texas Children’s Hospital

Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship Program
6701 Fannin Street
MC: 610.31
Houston, Texas 77030

Ryan Krasnosky, MPAS, PA-C, Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship
Brenda Davis, Pediatric Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship Coordinator
Email: bjdavis@texaschildrens.org
Phone: 832-826-575
Fax: 832-825-0245
Website: http://www.texaschildrens.org/Learn/Fellowships-and-Residency-Programs/Pediatric-Surgery-PA-Fellowship/

 

UPMC Department of Surgery

Advanced Practice Provider Residency Program
Forbes Tower, Suite 9048
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: advancedpracticeproviders@upmc.edu
Website: UPMC Advanced Practice Surgical Residency

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Geisinger Medical Center

Advanced Practitioner Post-Graduate Neuroscience Residency Program
Geisinger Medical Center
100 North Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570-214-9301
Email: bjcurrey@geisinger.edu (Belinda Currey, Senior Advance Practice Recruiter)

Program Director: Kevin Hickman, PA-C

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