List of Fellowships

We take pride in offering one of the most diverse clinical fellowships in the country, incorporating comprehensive training in bariatric surgery (including revisional cases), foregut surgery (both benign and malignant diseases), general MIS surgery (abdominal wall, solid organ and robotics) and advanced endoscopy.

Aesthetic Fellowship

The USC Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship is a Society of Surgical Oncology approved program that embraces the goals of providing fellows with broad and multidisciplinary training experience in breast surgery, breast imaging, medical oncology, plastics and reconstructive surgery, radiation oncology, genetics, pathology, community service and outreach, psycho-oncology and clinical research in accordance with the Interdisciplinary Breast Fellowship Core Educational Objectives

The Burn/Critical Care Fellowship is an ACGME accredited program, a one-year clinical training experience based in the Burn Unit at the Los Angeles General Medical Center. The schedule has eight (8) months in the Burn Unit and four (4) months of Surgical Critical.

The purpose of the training program is to train thoracic surgical residents who have completed an ACGME- accredited program and further train in congenital cardiothoracic surgery, providing a basis to understand normal and abnormal pediatric cardiovascular conditions and their pathophysiology.

As one of the largest craniofacial centers in the nation, our fellows gain comprehensive experience in the full scope of craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery.

The hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) Surgery Fellowship at University of Southern California is primarily a clinically oriented training program with a focus on both open and minimally invasive pancreato-biliary and liver surgery.

Fellows will be exposed to all aspects of microsurgery, with an emphasis on the use of free-tissue transfer for reconstruction of complex breast, trunk, upper extremity, lower extremity, lymphedema, and head and neck defects. The average operative experience exceeds 150 flaps per year.

Pediatric Fellowship

Fellows will lead comprehensive, interdisciplinary SICU team rounds each morning developing critical care decision making skills to optimize safe, high quality pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care.

Trauma Surgery Fellowship

The integrated track provides a progressive learning experience for the first or second graduate year (PGY 1-2) residents, which focuses on core elements that are relevant to vascular surgery.

For residents who go through the independent track, the goal of the program is to provide the resident with the knowledge, skills and professional behavior necessary to be an expert open vascular and endovascular surgeon.


Application requirements may vary per individual program. All prospective applicants wishing to apply to our training programs must follow instructions on each program’s page.