Department of Surgery

Program Overview


Five categorical and two preliminary general surgery residents are accepted each year into the UMKC Department of Surgery. Our department emphasizes a “hands on” experience throughout the five years of training. Our chief residents perform between 900—1,100 operations by the time they graduate.

     Residency Program Leadership

Glenn Talboy, M.D.
Chair, Department of Surgery
Brook Nelson, M.D.
Program Director
Dr. Benjamin Johnston
John Price, M.D.
St. Luke’s Hospital
Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery
Associate Program Director
Ben Johnson, M.D.
Associate Program Director