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General Surgery Residency Program


Now a Member of the Creighton University
Arizona Health Education Alliance

General Surgery Residency
The Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance General Surgery Residency Program carries on St. Joseph’s longstanding history of surgical education.

Our collaborative, comprehensive general surgery residency program has teaching faculty with expertise in multiple aspects of general surgery including:

  • trauma
  • surgical critical care
  • oncology
  • endocrine
  • vascular surgery
  • transplantation

Several individuals have additional expertise in advanced laparoscopy. 

Over 3,200 general surgical procedures are performed at the primary training site, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in central Phoenix, Arizona. St. Joseph's has developed a surgical simulation laboratory for education purposes.

Learn more about the program.


About the Health Education Alliance
The Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance is comprised of Creighton University, Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Maricopa Integrated Health System, and District Medical Group, Inc., together the Alliance is the state’s largest providers of Graduate Medical Education.