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Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Our vascular surgery fellows perform approximately 350 to 400 surgeries each year.

The Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

The two-year fellowship is devoted exclusively to general vascular surgery and has a five-year 100 percent pass rate for both the vascular qualifying and vascular certifying exams.

We accept two fellows per year.

Curriculum

Vascular surgery cases are distributed among the vascular fellows and the senior general surgery residents rotating on the vascular teaching service.

The caseload includes:

  • Extracranial cerebrovascular reconstruction
  • Aortic reconstructive procedures
  • Renal and mesenteric reconstructive procedures
  • Lower extremity revascularization
  • Endovascular procedures

The program also provides exposure to hemodialysis access procedures, sympathectomy, thoracic outlet decompressive procedures and vena caval interruption.

The primary emphasis of the teaching program is hands-on clinical training. Fellows also have access to a simulation and cadaver lab.

Vascular surgery fellows have an opportunity to conduct research and attend national and regional conferences.

Our required didactics include the following:

  • Vascular conference
  • Aortic conference
  • Texas vascular video conference
  • Basic science conference
  • Journal club
  • Mock oral board prep
  • Train at one of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals"

    Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is a 115-acre campus with 915 beds, a Level I trauma center and nationally ranked specialty services.

How to Apply

Applicants are selected through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP), using the Internet-based electronic resident application system (ERAS).

Application deadline is Jan. 31.

Visit ERAS to apply


Application Requirements

In addition to the ERAS application, please submit:

  • CV
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation (one letter from the residency program director)
  • Photograph
  • USMLE scores
  • ABSITE scores

Learn more about Baylor Scott & White's housestaff appointment eligibility, including guidelines for international medical graduates.

Contact Us

Nikie Sewell
Phone: 214.820.6179 (Dallas)
Phone: 469.814.4716 (Plano)
Fax: 469.814.4716
Sheanikie.Sewell@BSWHealth.org

Vascular Surgery Fellowship
Baylor University Medical Center
Roberts Hospital, Suite 1013
3500 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, TX 75246

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Compensation and Benefits

In addition to competitive stipends, we offer our fellows a full menu of employee benefits. We help offset the cost of many of these benefits; others are options you can choose to pay for yourself.

Life in Dallas

Dallas provides access to metropolitan entertainment and culture while maintaining the lowest cost of living among the top 10 largest U.S. cities.

Why Baylor Scott & White

As the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health includes 48 hospitals, more than 900 patient care sites, more than 6,000 active physicians and more than 40,000 employees.

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