University of Arizona Surgical Critical Care Program

Affiliated with University of Arizona — Tucson, AZ

  • Trauma only
  • Critical Care only
  • Trauma & Critical Care
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Advanced Practitioner
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Positions available: 2
  • Salary: (As per year of training)
  • Program Director: Narong Kulvatunyou, MD, FACS

Last updated: February 26, 2019

The University of Arizona Medical Center is the only American College of Surgeons-verified Level I Trauma Center in Southern Arizona. More than 3,000 trauma evaluations are conducted in our Trauma Center each year.

Our Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery also staffs all inpatient and outpatient emergency general surgery consults with over 2000 annual evaluations. Several faculty also have elective clinic visits.

Our fellowship is overseen by eight full-time trauma/critical care surgeons and several anesthesiologist faculty. The curriculum includes six months in the surgical-trauma ICU, one month each in the pediatric, medical and cardiothoracic ICUs, two months of elective rotations and one month of research, with multiple opportunities to participate in clinical research projects.

Patients in the main surgical intensive care unit come from a myriad of specialties, including trauma, general surgery, transplant, urology, surgical oncology, ENT, and gynecology.

Program started 2010

How to apply  - (520) 626-6302 (phone) , (520) 626-5016 (fax)

Qualifications: Must have completed five years of an ACGME-accredited surgical residency, and be eligible for Arizona licensure.

All applications need to be submitted through the Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Application Service (SAFAS).

Narong Kulvatunyou, MD, FACS
Director, Acute Care & Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Emergency General Surgery
University of Arizona Medical Center
1501 North Campbell Avenue, Room 5411
Tucson, Arizona 85724-5063
Telephone: (520) 626-6302

Sandra Patricia Barcelo
Program Coordinator
Telephone: (520) 626-6302

Research opportunities

Multiple multicenter studies and robust ongoing clinical studies

About the hospital

  • Beds: 500
  • ICU beds: 72
  • Annual ED visits: 78000
  • Annual trauma admissions: 3300
  • Trauma faculty: 8

Fellowship procedures

  • Blunt trauma: 85%
  • Penetrating trauma: 15%


1501 North Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724-5063

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