We are looking for an accomplished, highly motivated surgeon who has completed or will complete training in general surgery, orthopaedics, ENT, oral and maxillofacial surgery, or neurosurgery. Outstanding individuals who have completed at least three years of general surgery also will be considered. We accept one applicant per year for this prestigious program.


The program is currently accepting applications through the Plastic Surgery Common Application (PSCA) at https://centralapp.accessgme.com. For more information, please visit https://acaplasticsurgeons.org/

Our requirements for application include:

  • Common application form
  • Personal statement
  • Medical school transcripts
  • MSPE/dean’s letter
  • Letters of recommendation (minimum of three)
  • Photograph
  • USMLE transcripts
  • ABSITE transcripts
  • ECFMG status report — foreign graduates only

Contact Information

Erica Luong
Program Coordinator
1510 San Pablo St., Ste. 400
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: (323) 442-7903
Email: erica.luong@med.usc.edu

Haig Yenikomshian
Program Director
Phone: (323)442-7903
Email: Haig.Yenikomshian@med.usc.edu