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Baylor University Medical Center

Baylor University Medical Center | ASCRS

Program Director: 
Warren E. Lichliter, MD
Baylor University Medical Center
3409 Worth Street
Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75246
United States
(214) 818-6496
(214) 820-7272

Number of Residents (per year): 3

Number of Faculty (ABCRS Certified): 8 

Salary/Year: $68,224

Case Mix/Number of Cases: Anorectal 160-200; Fiberoptic endoscopy 500; Sigmoidoscopy 150; Abdominal colon procedures 300 per year for program.

Strengths of Program: There is a high surgical volume with good mix of cases. There are 8-10 conferences per month, as listed below. The resident takes call from home and weekend call is on average once a month.

Clinic and/or Office Experience: There is an active outpatient clinic run by the resident. In addition, he/she spends time weekly in Colon and Rectal staff clinic.  

Interaction with General Surgery Residents: A PGY 4 and PGY 3 general surgical resident rotates through the Colon & Rectal Surgery Department at all times. In addition, 3rd and 4th year medical students rotate on service.

Conferences: There are multiple conferences including weekly basic science and case management. There are monthly conferences that include IBD, pelvic floor, anorectal and benign disease. Bi-weekly conferences include rectal cancer, colon and neuroendocrine tumor board and Journal Club.

Anorectal Physiology: There is an active GI physiology lab.

Outside Rotations: None are offered. 

Research Year: Research meetings are held weekly and a cadaver lab is scheduled quarterly. 

Requirement for Paper: A quality research project is required for each resident.


Opportunity to Attend Meetings: Each resident is sent to a robotic Colon and Rectal lab and sent to the ASCRS national meeting if they submit an abstract. Expenses are paid by the institution to attend ASCRS national meeting along with the TMA meeting.