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

AASPA - PA Residency Programs
  • 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.

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.

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Acute Care & General Surgery

Bassett Healthcare

Surgical Postgraduate Physician Assistant Program

Kelly Stone, Department of Surgery, Bassett Medical Center
One Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY 133226
607-547-3202
Email: kelly.stone@bassett.org
Website

Capital Health Systems, Hopewell

Physician Assistant Fellowship in Acute Care Surgery

2 Capital Way Suite 356
Pennington, NJ 08534
609-537-6000
Email: mkalina@capitalhealth.org

Carilion Clinic

ACP Fellowship in Acute Care Surgery

Marie English
3 Riverside Circle
Roanoke, VA 24016
540-526-1563
Email: msenglish@carilionclinic.org
Website

Duke University Medical Center

Physician Assistant Surgical Residency Program

Sherry M. Davi
Box 3704
Durham, NC 27710
919-684-8111
Email: sherry.davi@duke.edu
Website

Emory Medical Center

Surgical PA Residency

Susan Ratliff
1365 Clifton Road NE, Suite C2052
Atlanta, GA 30322
Email: sratlif@emory.edu
Website

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Physician Assistant Surgical Residency Program

Jennie McKown, MSHS, PA-C
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Email: pasurgres@jhmi.edu
Website

Montefiore Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Postgraduate Residency for Physician Assistants in Surgery

Ben Philip, PA-C
600 East 233rd St.
Bronx, NY 10466
718-920-9492
Email: benphili@montefiore.org
Website

Norwalk Hospital/Yale

PA Surgical Residency

Ginny Hilton, PA-C
34 Maple Street
Norwalk, CT 06856
203-852-2188
Email: ginny.hilton@wchn.org
Website

UCSF Fresno

Acute Care/Trauma Surgery Physician Assistant Residency

Neydi Salaverri-Edmonds, UCSF Department of Surgery
2823 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93721
559-499-6590
Email: actspar@fresno.ucsf.edu
Website

University of Florida Health Sciences Center

PA Surgical Residency

Atif Iqbal, MD
1600 S.W. Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32610
Email: atif.iqbal@surgery.ufl.edu
Website

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Advanced Practice Provider Surgery Residency Program

Amy Haller, MPAS, PA-C
Pittsburgh, PA
412-641-3731
Email: halleral@upmc.edu
Website

 

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Atrium Health/Carolinas HealthCare System

Advanced Practitioner Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cragin W. Greene, PA-C, MHS
P.O. Box 32861
Charlotte, NC 28232
704-446-5179
Email: cragin.greene@carolinashealthcare.org
Website

Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Cardiothoracic Surgical PA Post-Graduate Residency

One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756
603-650-8572
Email: ctpa.residency@hitchcock.org
Website

Methodist Hospital

Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Surgery PA Residency

Boris Bratovich, PA-C
6560 Fannin Street, Suite 1842
Houston, TX 77030
713-790-2089
Email: borisbratovich@sbcglobal.net

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency for Physician Assistant (CTPA) and Cardiothoracic Critical Care Residency for Physician Assistant (CTCC)

Scott Rogers, PA-C (CTPA) and Lynda Vivian, PA-C (CTCC)
5325 Elliot Drive, Suite 102
Ypsilanti, MI 48097
734-712-5418
Email: scott.rogers@stjoeshealth.org (CTPA) or lynda.vivian@stjoeshealth.org (CTCC)
Website (CTPA) or Website (CTCC)

 

ENT Surgery

Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Otolaryngology Surgical PA Post-Graduate Residency

One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756
Email: entpa.residency@hitchcock.org
Website

Mayo Clinic (Arizona)

Physician Assistant Fellowship, Otolaryngology

Judith (Judy) A. Cimochowski
Education Coordinator, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
13400 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
480-301-8370
Email: mcamshs@mayo.edu
Website

Northwestern Medicine/Northwestern University

Otolaryngology Physician Assistant Fellowship

Stella Almassian, Department Administrator
Chicago, IL
Email: salmassian@nmff.org
Website

 

Neurosurgery

Mayo Clinic (Arizona)

Physician Assistant Fellowship, Neurosurgery

Judith (Judy) A. Cimochowski
Education Coordinator, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
480-301-8370
Email: mcamshs@mayo.edu
Website

 

Orthopaedic Surgery

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

Orthopaedic Surgery PA Fellowship Program

Vasco Deon Kidd, DHSc, MPH, MS, PA-C
400 N. Pepper Ave
Suite 205 MOB
Colton, CA 92324
909-580-3390
Email: kiddv@armc.sbcounty.gov
Website

Carilion Clinic

Carilion Clinic Advance Clinical Practitioner Fellowship Orthopaedic Surgery

2331 Franklin Road
Roanoke, VA 24014
540-526-1472
Email: bwwilliams@carilionclinic.org
Website

DMC Medical Group

DMC Ortho & Sports Medicine PA Fellowship

Kaitlyn Hefferan, PA-C
28800 Ryan Road #310
Warren, MI 48092
586-558-2870
Emial: dmcpafellowship@dmcmg.com
Website

Duke University School of Medicine

Orthopaedic PA Residency

Ryan D. Clement, PA-C
919-470-7162
Email: ryan.d.clement@dm.duke.edu
Website

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute

Postgraduate Physician Assistant Orthopaedic Residency

Patrick Knott, PhD, PA-C
Rosalind Franklin University PA Program
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
847-578-8689
Email: patrick.knott@rosalindfranklin.edu
Website

UCSF Fresno

Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant Residency Program

Simon Mizyed, PA-C
2823 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93721
559-459-4004
Email: ortho.pa.residency@fresno.ucsf.edu or smizyed@fresno.ucsf.edu
Website

 

Pediatric Surgery

Texas Children's Hospital

Pediatric Surgical Physician Assistant Fellowship

Jordan Rodriguez
Houston, TX
832-826-6294
Email: jlmcandr@texaschildrens.org
Website

 

Transplant Surgery

Mayo Clinic (Arizona)

Physician Assistant Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship

Judith (Judy) A. Cimochowski
Education Coordinator, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
13400 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
480-301-8370/480-342-1010
Email: mcamshs@mayo.edu or jones.megan2@mayo.edu
Website

 

Trauma & Critical Care Surgery

Atrium Health/Carolinas HealthCare System

Advanced Practitioner Fellowship in Trauma Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery

Cragin W. Greene, PA-C, MHS
P.O. Box 32861
Charlotte, NC 28232
704-446-5179
Email: cragin.greene@carolinashealthcare.org
Website

Intermountain Medical Center

APC Trauma & Critical Care Fellowship

Brittany Gerali, MHS, PA-C, RD
Murray, UT
801-747-9755
Email: APCfellowship@imail.org
Website

George Washington University

Advanced Practitioner Residency Trauma & Critical Care

Washington, DC
202-281-6858
Email: mpeters@mfa.gwu.edu
Website

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Postgraduate Critical Care Residency for Physician Assistants

Kam Dhanjani, PA-C
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
410-502-2651
Email: paccres@jhmi.edu
Website

Mayo Clinic (Florida)

Physician Assistant Critical Care Fellowship

Sarah H. Peacock, A.R.N.P
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Critical Care Fellowship Director
Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
Vincent A. Stabile Building, Room 790N
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Email: peacock.sarah@mayo.edu
Website

Mayo Clinic (Minnesota)

Physician Assistant Critical Care Fellowship

Kimberly K. Sanford
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Critical Care Fellowship
Mayo Clinic- East Tower
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Email: sanford.kimberly@mayo.edu
Website

Medical College of Wisconsin

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Critical Care Fellowship

Gabrielle Pollard
Milwaukee, WI
414-955-8676
Email: gvalentihein@mcw.edu
Website

St. Luke’s Hospital

Critical Care & Emergency Medicine Advanced Practitioner Fellowship

Bethlehem, PA
610-954-2207
Email: apemccfellow@sluhn.org
Website

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Critical Care Affiliate Practitioner Residency Program

Worcester, MA
774-443-7552
Email: christina.bailey@umassmemorial.org
Website

WakeMed Health and Hospitals

Surgical Physician Assistant Residency

3024 New Bern Avenue, Suite 304
Raleigh, NC 27610
919-350-8729
Email: paresidency@wakemed.org
Website

Winthrop University Hospital

Physician Assistant Postgraduate Residency

Keith Forlenza, PA-C
259 First Street
Mineola, NY 11501
516-633-9278
Email: keithforlenza@gmail.com
Website

 

Urology

Atrium Health/Carolinas HealthCare System

Advanced Practitioner Fellowship in Urology

Cragin W. Greene, PA-C, MHS
P.O. Box 32861
Charlotte, NC 28232
704-446-5179
Email: cragin.greene@carolinashealthcare.org
Website

Mayo Clinic (Minnesota)

Physician Assistant Urology Fellowship

Michelle M. Bouquet, PA-C
Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
Department of Urology, Gonda 7 South
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Email: bouquet.michelle@mayo.edu
Website

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Physician Assistant Postgraduate Residency in Urology

Brad Hornberger, M.P.A.S., PA-C, Department of Urology
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390
214-645-8729
Email: brad.hornberger@utsouthwestern.edu
Website