Fellowship Details

Stanford Microsurgery Fellowship

Contact Person For Application: Angela Sotelo
Stanford Plastic Surgery
770 Welch Road, Suite 400
Palo Alto, CA  94304-5715
United States
Fellowship Type: Microsurgery
Fellowship Title: Stanford Microsurgery Fellowship
Stanford Plastic Surgery
770 Welch Road, Suite 400
Palo Alto, CA  94304-5715
United States
Geographic Region: West
Number of years this fellowship has existed: 10 years
Fellowship Director: Gordon K. Lee, MD, FACS
Additional Faculty: James Chang, MD; Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD; Vincent R. Hentz, MD; Catherine Curtin, MD; Subhro Sen, MD; Derrick Wan, MD; Dung Nguyen,MD
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: August 1 to July 31
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 200
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 100
Nerve Repairs: 50
Replants: 10
Head and Neck: 25
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 160
Upper Extremity: 70
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 100
Trunk: 70
Lower Extremity: 40
Specialty Cases: Lymphedema surgery; Supermicrosurgery; lymphatic bypass; vascularized lymph node transfers; Brachial Plexus; Peripheral Nerve; DIEP; SGAP; SIEA; TUG; Facial Reanimation; Toe-to-Thumb
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 2
Stipend (Annual): $74,000 + benefits
Night and Weekend Call: 5/month
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): Required - Clinical Project (1); Basic Science (available)
Clinical Research Opportunities: Outcomes Research: Breast Reconstruction, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Genital Reconstruction, Trauma/Extremity Reconstruction
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Accredited Plastic Surgery Residency Program, Eligible for California State Medical License
Application Deadline: March 06
Interview Period: May 1 to June 1
Additional Program Information: 3 weeks paid vacation; 1 week CME/Education/Business Leave; $1,500 Educational Stipend
Website Link: http://plasticsurgery.stanford.edu/education/instructorship-microsurgery.html
*For information on previous fellows, please contact the fellowship institution directly.