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University of South Florida

University of South Florida | ASCRS

Program Director: 
Jorge E. Marcet, MD
Address: 
University of South Florida
Five Tampa General Circle
Suite 740
Tampa, FL 33606
United States
Phone: 
(813) 844-4545
Fax: 
(813) 844-3976

Number of Residents (per year): 

Number of Faculty (ABCRS Certified): 

Salary/Year: $62,000 

Case Mix/Number of Cases: Projected to be approximately 1,250 with emphasis on anorectal, abdominal (open and laparoscopy) and fiberoptic endoscopy. 

Strengths of Program: Primary teaching site is Tampa General Hospital, which is a Level I Trauma Center with a large surgery and sub-specialty surgical training programs. USF has two new outpatient clinic centers in which the resident participates. An additional teaching site is the James A. Haley VA Hospital. This program consists of four Board certified faculty members. Program Director, Dr. Jorge Marcet, has 25 years of GME experience, as well as multiple publications in journals and textbooks.

Clinic and/or Office Experience:  Weekly outpatient clinic experience. 

Interaction with General Surgery Residents: There are two general surgery residents assigned to the colon rectal service monthly. CR resident also attends weekly General Surgery, M&M and Grand Rounds. 

Conferences: Daily: Teaching rounds; Weekly: teaching conference, M&M conference, research conference and preoperative conference; Bi-monthly: GI tumor conference; Monthly: Journal Club and Pelvic Floor conference. 

Anorectal Physiology Availability: The anorectal physiology lab at Tampa General Hospital provides training in the technique and interpretation of anorectal manometry and endorectal sonography. Residents also learn the critical interpretation of anorectal neurological studies, cinedefecography, dynamic MRI and bowel transit studies. 

Outside Rotations: Not Available. 

Research Year: Optional. 

Requirement for Paper: At least one abstract/manuscript is expected. 

Opportunity to Attend Meetings: Educational funds are available for attending professional meetings.