The Boards

Among the important measures of quality in a surgical residency is the success its graduates have with the Board exams and with their post-residency job searches. Residents trained at The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens have enjoyed considerable success in both areas. Below are lists which show the Board results and post-graduate activities of recent graduates.

Board Exams

1994 – present

Qualifying Examination

# Taking exam- 15
# Passing on first attempt- 14
Certifying Examination
# Taking exam- 11
# Passing- 11

Post-graduate Activities

Graduation
Post-Grad Activity
1990
Chief 1

Colo-Rectal Surgery
Thomas Jefferson Univ.

Chief 2

Colo-Rectal Surgery
SUNY at Buffalo

1991
Chief 1

Attending Surgeon
Noble Army Hospital

Chief 2

Transplant Surgery
Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center

1992
Chief 1

Plastic Surgery
University of Wisconsin

Chief 2

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Tufts University

1993
Chief 1

Vascular Surgery
University of Kentucky

Chief 2

Associate Attending Surgeon
NYU/Bellevue Med. Ctr.

1994
Chief 1

Plastic Surgery
Temple University

Chief 2
Private Practice NYHQ
1995
Chief 1

Plastic Surgery
University of Kansas

Chief 2
Private Practice Missouri
1996
Chief 1
Private Practice Missouri
Chief 2

Colo-Rectal Surgery
University of Illinois

1997
Chief 1

GI Surgical Oncology
Washington Hospital

Chief 2

Burn Fellow- NY Medical College
Plastic Surgery- Temple Univ.

1998
Chief 1

Fellowship-Critical Care
St. Louis University

Chief 2

Fellowship-Minimally Invasive Surgery
University of Washington

Chief 3

Private Practice-Alabama

1999
Chief 1

Fellowship-Colorectal
Erie, Pa.

Chief 2

Plastic Surgery Residency
Tennessee

Chief 3

Critical Care Fellowship
North Shore Medical Center

Chief 4

Plastic Surgery Residency
St. Louis (2000)