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Mountainstar Healthcare: St. Mark's Hospital Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency

Mountainstar Healthcare: St. Mark's Hospital Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency | ASCRS

Program Director: 
Michelle E. Murday, MD
Address: 
St. Mark's Health Care Foundation
1250 E. 3900 South
Suite 320
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
United States
Phone: 
(801) 263-1621
Fax: 
(801) 263-1647

Number of Residents (per year): 2

Number of Faculty (ABCRS Certified): 7

Salary/Year: $70,000

Case Mix/Number of Cases: 2,200 cases per year; Surgery consists of 1/3 proctology, 1/3 pelvic floor disorders and colonoscopy and 1/3 major abdominal surgery.

Strengths of Program: Laparoscopy, robotics including ventral mesh rectopext, TEMS, SNS, extensive pelvic floor experience including lab and physiotherapy, case mix and volume, up-to-date techniques and research.

Clinic and/or Office Experience: Forty patients per week and one day per month at a charity clinic.

Interaction with General Surgery Residents: Available but minimal. There is no competition for cases.

Conferences: M & M, journal club, interesting case, chapter reviews, tumor board and multidisciplinary IBD conference

Anorectal Physiology: Full lab including biofeedback

Outside Rotations: Not Available.

Research Year: Not Available.

Requirement for Paper: One original paper, one submission to ASCRS meeting and one submission to a regional CRS meeting. 

Opportunity to Attend Meetings: Regional and national CRS meeting, careers course, robotics course; all are funded.