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.

List Your Postgraduate or PA Masters Program Here!

A great way to share and direct that potential PA Resident candidate or Student who is looking for PA Masters Program to learn about your program. The AASPA website has a high volume of traffic and is the website resource that PAs go to for information. Market your program today on the AASPA website and have it be highly visible at a very low cost!

Acute Care & General Surgery

Emory Medical Center

Surgical PA Residency

Susan Ratliff
1365 Clifton Road NE, Suite C2052
Atlanta, GA 30322
Email: sratli[email protected]
Website

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Physician Assistant Surgical Residency Program

Jennie McKown, MSHS, PA-C
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Email: [email protected]
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: [email protected]
Website

Norwalk Hospital/Yale

PA Surgical Residency

Ginny Hilton, PA-C
34 Maple Street
Norwalk, CT 06856
203-852-2188
Email: [email protected]
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: [email protected]
Website

University of Florida Health Sciences Center

PA Surgical Residency

George Arnaoutakis, MD
1600 S.W. Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32610
Email: [email protected]
352-265-0916
Website

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Atrium Health/Carolinas HealthCare System

Advanced Practitioner Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery

P.O. Box 32861
Charlotte, NC 28232
704-446-5179
Email: [email protected]
Website
Full List of Tracks:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Rural Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Hospitalist
  • Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Medical Critical Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgical Specialities
  • Urgent Care
  • Urology
  • Women's Health
  • Rural Urgent Care

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: [email protected] (CTPA) or [email protected] (CTCC)
Website (CTPA) or Website (CTCC)

ENT Surgery

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: [email protected]
Website

Northwestern Medicine/Northwestern University

Otolaryngology Physician Assistant Fellowship

Stella Almassian, Department Administrator
Chicago, IL
Email: [email protected]
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: [email protected]
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: [email protected]
Website

Duke University School of Medicine

Orthopaedic PA Residency

Ryan D. Clement, PA-C
919-470-7162
Email: [email protected]
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: [email protected]
Website

UCSF Fresno

Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant Residency Program

Simon Mizyed, PA-C
2823 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93721
559-459-4004
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website

Pediatric Surgery

Texas Children's Hospital

Pediatric Surgical Physician Assistant Fellowship

Jordan Rodriguez
Houston, TX
832-826-6294
Email: [email protected]
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: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website

Trauma & Critical Care Surgery

Atrium Health/Carolinas HealthCare System

Advanced Practitioner Fellowship in Trauma Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery

P.O. Box 32861
Charlotte, NC 28232
704-446-5179
Email: [email protected]
Website
Full List of Tracks:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Rural Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Hospitalist
  • Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Medical Critical Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgical Specialities
  • Urgent Care
  • Urology
  • Women's Health
  • Rural Urgent Care

Intermountain Medical Center

APC Trauma & Critical Care Fellowship

Brittany Gerali, MHS, PA-C, RD
Murray, UT
801-747-9755
Email: [email protected]
Website

George Washington University

Advanced Practitioner Residency Trauma & Critical Care

Washington, DC
202-281-6858
Email: [email protected]
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: [email protected]
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: [email protected]
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: [email protected]
Website

Medical College of Wisconsin

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Critical Care Fellowship

Gabrielle Pollard
Milwaukee, WI
414-955-8676
Email: [email protected]
Website

St. Luke’s Hospital

Critical Care & Emergency Medicine Advanced Practitioner Fellowship

Bethlehem, PA
610-954-2207
Email: [email protected]
Website

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Critical Care Affiliate Practitioner Residency Program

Worcester, MA
774-443-7552
Email: [email protected]
Website

Winthrop University Hospital

Physician Assistant Postgraduate Residency

Keith Forlenza, PA-C
259 First Street
Mineola, NY 11501
516-633-9278
Email: [email protected]
Website

Urology

Atrium Health/Carolinas HealthCare System

Advanced Practitioner Fellowship in Urology

P.O. Box 32861
Charlotte, NC 28232
704-446-5179
Email: [email protected]
Website
Full List of Tracks:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Rural Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Hospitalist
  • Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Medical Critical Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgical Specialities
  • Urgent Care
  • Urology
  • Women's Health
  • Rural Urgent Care

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: [email protected]
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: b[email protected]
Website