Regions Hospital

Affiliated with University of Minnesota — St. Paul, MN

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Positions available: 1
  • Salary: (negotiable)
  • Program Director: Michael D. McGonigal, MD fACS

Last updated: September 09, 2011

The trauma fellow's clinical responsibilities will be at St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center. The trauma fellow will be integrated into clinical rotations at St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center. These rotations include trauma, orthopaedic, plastic surgery, burn, and emergency medical services. Over the twelve months of the training period, the trauma fellow will have eight months on the trauma service and one month on each of the other listed services.

The trauma service tends to have approximately 2,700 admissions a year. The trauma fellow will be directly supervised by faculty during his/her entire training period. The trauma fellow will assume graduated responsibility on the trauma service as the training progresses. The trauma fellow will be involved in the non-operative and operative management of all patients admitted to the trauma service. The rotations on the other services will emphasize clinical care. The EMS rotation will introduce the trauma fellow to the EMS organization within the Ramsey organization which includes air and ground transport systems. The orthopaedic rotation will include operative experience with the orthopaedic trauma surgeons. During the plastics rotation, the trauma fellow will be exposed to hand trauma and maxillofacial trauma. Participation in the operative care of patients admitted to these specialty services is expected.

How to apply

Qualifications: Board eligible General Surgeon; graduate of an accredited Residency Program

Michael D. McGonigal MD
Regions Hospital Surgery
640 Jackson Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

About the hospital

  • Beds: 435
  • ICU beds: 18
  • Annual ED visits: 70000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 2400
  • Trauma faculty: 6

Fellowship procedures

  • Total surgical (annually): 2047
  • General surgical: 66%
  • Trauma: 33%
  • Blunt trauma: 78%
  • Penetrating trauma: 22%


640 Jackson Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

Regions Hospital St. Paul, MN

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