Department of Surgery

Rotation Sites


The UMKC Surgery residency is fortunate to have a number of hospitals for training, providing a very broad scope of training throughout residency, and is one of the greatest strengths of the program. Five Hospitals are involved in training .

TMC Hospital Hill
TMC Hospital Hill

Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill
TMC is immediately attached to UMKC Medical School in downtown Kansas City. The following are usual clinical rotations per year. Clinical rotations at TMC include: Trauma Surgery Service A and General Surgery Service B, ICU, Vascular Surgery Service C and Plastic Surgery. TMC has high level of acuity patients and a very busy trauma service.

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City (SL)
Saint Luke’s Hospital is an Episcopal owned hospital, and has a long history of resident and student education. It is located just north of the Country Club Plaza in midtown Kansas City. Rotations at SL include Service 1 – general, breast, and surgical oncology, Service 2 – MIS/ Bariatric Surgery, Service 3 – Trauma, Critical Care, and Transplant. Sophisticated cases with the use of robotics are frequent at SL.

Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)
The KCVA Medical Center is located in the eastern portion of Kansas City. Featured rotations at the VAMC include both General Surgery, as well as Vascular/ Thoracic rotations. Very sophisticated hepatobiliary and pancreatic cases are frequently performed there

 

TMC Lakewood
TMC Lakewood

Truman Medical Center Lakewood
TML is an affiliate Hospital of TMC located in Lee’s Summit, MO, in the Southeast quarter of the Kansas City metro area. Featured services are general surgery and endoscopy in a community hospital setting

 

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Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics (CMH)
CMH is a nationally renowned children’s hospital immediately adjacent to TMC/ UMKC, and connected by a sky bridge. A Pediatric Surgery rotation as a PGY-2 occurs.