General Surgery Residency Program at Palisades Medical Center


Applying to Our Program


Residency program applications will be accepted and reviewed only via ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Applications will be accepted beginning in September for the Match that takes place the following March.


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Teaching Hospitals


Palisades Medical Center


  • 202 inpatient beds
  • 5 surgical residents on staff every month
  • Recent Merger with Hackensack Meridian Health increasing case load
  • Teaching campus of Hackensack Meridian Health School of Medicine at Seton Hall University
  • 2 hour weekly didactics for board review, grand rounds, attend of the week lectures
  • Resident-Run Surgical Services: General, Thoracic, Plastics, Vascular, Bariatric and Pediatric Surgery

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center


  • 4,243 inpatient surgeries in 2017, 17,000 admissions/year
  • 12 outpatient OR’s, 16 inpatient OR’s + hybrid
  • 12 surgical residents on staff every month
  • 4 hours of didactics every Wednesday with Board Review,
  • M&M, Skills labs, attending lecture, and monthly tumor board
  • Resident-Run Surgical Services: General, Vascular, Surg- Onc, Head & Neck, Plastics, Breast, MIS/Bariatric, Robotic, and pediatric surgery

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Hackensack University Medical Center


  • 775 beds, level 2 trauma center, largest inpatient hospital in NJ
  • #1 hospital in NJ last 6 years by US News & World Report
  • 8 surgical residents on staff every month from our program
  • 2 hours of didactics every Tuesday with M&M and Grand Rounds
  • Weekly trauma journal club, M&M, and attending lecture
  • Resident Run Surgical Services: Acute Care Surgery, SICU,
  • Trauma, Pediatric Surgery, MIS, and Transplant

Hackensack University Medical Center