Residency-General Surgery

Experience the latest medical technology, friendly, highly qualified doctors and staff, and a central location in Vineland, NJ, convenient to the Jersey shore as well as city life.

Inspira Health is a member of Rowan SOM OPTI of NJ, offering its resident doctors a variety of opportunities for diverse, qualified experiences to enhance skills.

The goal of Inspira Health’s General Surgery Residency Program is to mold well-rounded physicians: ones who are competent in the care of the patient and who can function in today’s health care arena. Throughout the program, training will be designed to prepare physicians for clinical practice in a variety of settings.

As residents assume increasing responsibility for patient care, this residency program will give them ample opportunity to develop the skills needed to become a successful general surgeon. It is the goal of the General Surgery Residency Program to be a department nationally recognized as a model of excellence for medical education, osteopathic principles, research, and patient care.

Inspira Health General Surgery Residency offers:

  • Curriculum that teaches core general surgery training, but also allows for tailoring to an individual resident’s unique needs and interest
  • A fully accredited five year academic program that offers the rewards of a community-based atmosphere in an academic environment
  • A dynamic, patient-centered care model, utilized to strengthen the physician patient relationship during  your entire residency
  • An academic program that focuses on the management of patients in the out-patient setting with the emphasis on “preventive” healthcare The General Surgery Residency Program is accredited for a total of 15 positions, on average 3 per year.

Externships are open to all osteopathic students.

  • The extern must provide his own transportation and accommodations
  • Externs are advised to contact the executive assistant of the program regarding their scheduled date of arrival
  • Clinic attire including a laboratory coat is required

 Responsibilities include:

  • Attending all assigned rounds, workshops, journal clubs, and lectures
  • Call responsibilities, which will vary
  • Office rotations with physicians in the residency program
  • Assisting and observing general surgery procedures

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Contact Information: 
Leon Kushnir, M.D. 
Phone: (856) 696-9933
Fax: (856) 696-9939