General Surgery Residents

We train general surgeons to be outstanding clinicians able to provide excellent surgical care and embark on independent practice in rural settings. Though our primary focus is training surgeons for practice in rural communities, our graduates will be well prepared to provide high quality care to patients anywhere.

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  • Successful Matches

    Congratulations to our fifth-year residents for matching into their desired fellowships. Hassan Turaihi matched at Beaumont Health in Michigan for his colon and rectal surgery fellowship. Ben Jorgensen matched at Geisinger in Pennsylvania for his vascular surgery fellowship.

  • Our program director and department chair are pleased to welcome prospective residents.

  • Resident with child at Falls Park

    Learn more about what it's like living in South Dakota's largest city and all the benefits that come with it.