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Typical Operative Experience of a General Surgery Resident

Defined CategoryRequired by ACGMEPerformed *
Skin and Soft Tissue2597
Breast4055
Head and Neck2572
Alimentary Tract180322
Abdomen250342
Vascular5098
Endocrine1546
Operative Trauma1061
Non-Operative Trauma4066
Thoracic2021
Pediatric2045
Plastic1026
Surgical Critical Care4044
Laparoscopic - Basic100214
Laparoscopic - Complex75131
Endoscopic85128
Total major cases as surgeon8501,120
Total major cases as surgeon chief200202
Total major cases as teaching assistant2526
*Actual numbers based on procedures performed by Dr. J. Brannon Harrison, 2019 graduate