General Surgery Residency

Thank you for your interest in our training program. Effective July 1, 2020, the Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s General Surgery Residency Program has merged with the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Surgical Residency in Newark, NJ. The new combined program, under the directorship of Dr. Anastasia Kunac, is fully accredited by the ACGME and listed on their website as: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Program - Program 4403300198.

The new combined surgical training program harnesses the clinical, teaching and research strengths of both pre-existing programs. It has a complement of 10 categorical residents per post-graduate training year. Residents rotate to the following sites: University Hospital in Newark, Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, The Veterans Affairs Hospital in East Orange, Jersey City Medical Center, and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark. Many of the core faculty have appointments across multiple teaching sites.

Please visit the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School General Surgery Residency’s website for additional information and the application process.

Rutgers General Surgery Residency’s website


Rutgers Health

Residency and fellowship programs training at RWJBarnabas Health benefit from the resources and interprofessional opportunities available through the Rutgers Health institutional sponsorship. Learn more about all of the Rutgers Health sponsored graduate medical education programs on our sponsoring institution webpage.