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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Orthopaedic Surgery

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

Orthopaedic Surgery PA Residency

Orthopaedic Surgery P.A. Fellowship
Program Director
400 N. Pepper Ave
Suite 205 MOB
Colton, CA 92324
Phone: 909-580-3390
E-mail: KiddV@armc.sbcounty.gov
Website: www.orthosurgerypafellowship.com

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)

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

Emory University Hospital

Emory Surgical PA Residency Program

1364 Clifton Road NE, Room H-126
Atlanta, GA 30322
Administrative Assistant for residency: Tiffany Adams
Phone: 404-778-1903
Fax: 404-778-4490
Email: tiffany.adams@emory.edu
Website

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

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:

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
Jordan McAndrews, Pediatric Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship Coordinator
Email: jlmcandr@texaschildrens.org
Phone: 832-826-6294
Fax: 832-825-0245
Website

University of Florida College of Medicine

PA Surgical Residency Program

Michele Silver, MEd
Department of Surgery
University of Florida College of Medicine
PO Box 100287
Gainesville, FL 32610-0287
Email: Michele.Silver@surgery.ufl.edu
Fax: (352) 265-3292
Phone: (352) 265-0916
Website

UPMC Department of Surgery

Advanced Practice Provider Residency Program

Forbes Tower, Suite 9048
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: advancedpracticeproviders@upmc.edu
Website

Otolaryngology

Mayo Clinic Arizona

Physician Assistant Fellowship, Otolaryngology

5777 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
Phone: 480-342-2928
Website

Neuroscience

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