Fellowship Details

University of Pennsylvania and Fox Chase Cancer Center Microsurgery Fellowship

Contact Person For Application: Kris Gallagher
3400 Spruce Street
10 Penn Tower
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Fellowship Type: Microsurgery
Fellowship Title: University of Pennsylvania and Fox Chase Cancer Center Microsurgery Fellowship
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Geographic Region: Northeast
Number of years this fellowship has existed: 5 years
Fellowship Director: Liza C. Wu, MD
Additional Faculty: Joseph Serletti, MD; David Low, MD; Steven Kovach, MD; Neal Topham, MD; Sameer Patel,MD; Scott Bartlett, MD; Ben Chang, MD; Scott Levin, MD
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: July 1 to June 30
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 500
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 100
Nerve Repairs: 10
Replants: 10
Head and Neck: 80
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 30
Upper Extremity: 30
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 350
Trunk: 0
Lower Extremity: 40
Specialty Cases: Breast reconstruction, Head and neck reconstruction, Upper and lower extremity reconstruction, Facial reanimation
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 3
Stipend (Annual): Yes
Night and Weekend Call: Once a week, no weekends
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): Available
Clinical Research Opportunities: One publication is strongly encouraged during the fellowship year
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Applicants must have completed a plastic surgery residency
Application Deadline: March 01
Interview Period: May 28 to May 28
Additional Program Information: Fox Chase Cancer Center 7701 Burholme Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497
Website Link: http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/surgery
*For information on previous fellows, please contact the fellowship institution directly.