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Plastic Surgery Residency (Minnesota)

Program Description

Mayo Clinic's three-year Plastic Surgery Residency Program prepares you for a career as a competent, mature, compassionate and ethical plastic surgeon who is committed to superior patient care, research and continuing education. Graduates are ready to excel in academic medicine or private practice. Approved by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, this unique program offers one-on-one training in the outpatient setting, hospital and operating room.

Mayo's high faculty-to-resident ratio, large patient population and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated educational experience. The "Mayo Way" of graduate medical education ensures you will have the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on residency program.


After successfully completing this residency, you will be eligible to take the American Board of Plastic Surgery certifying exam.

Program History

The plastic surgery residency at Mayo Clinic began in 1938. It was officially accredited by the ACGME in 1957. Over 250 physicians have completed the residency training. Four residents complete training in this program annually.
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