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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | ASCRS

Program Director: 
Thomas E. Cataldo, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Address: 
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
LMOB9
Boston, MA 02215
United States
Phone: 
(617) 632-9511
Fax: 
(617) 632-7424

Number of Residents (per year):  1

Number of Faculty (ABCRS Certified): 3

Salary/Year: $79,167.60

 

Case Mix/Number of Cases:  Currently with our current faculty: > 700 abdominal/laparoscopic cases/year, >700 anorectal cases would be available to the CR resident.

 

Strengths of Program: Very strong emphasis on MIS CRS, virtually all of our abdominal cases are done laparoscopically and virtually all of our pelvic surgery is done robotically, including LAR/APR and ventral rectopexy.  We have brisk, frequent and collegial relationships with gastroenterology, interventional GI, GynOnc, UroGyn departments.  Multidisciplinary rectal cancer clinic, weekly Med-Surg GI conference, monthly pelvic floor conference.

 

Clinic and/or Office Experience: Weekly

 

Interaction with General Surgery Residents:  Yes, two services 1 with GS CR and the other with CRS resident + PGY 1, 3, no competition for cases especially index cases + Harvard medical students

 

Conferences: CR Didactic, Med-Surg GI, GI Tumor board, pelvic floor, IBD, dept surgery M&Ms, CR M&M’s, interhospital clinical case presentations teleconference

 

Anorectal Physiology:  Through GI

 

Outside Rotations:  No

 

Research Year: No

 

Requirement for Paper:  Strongly encouraged

 

Opportunity to Attend Meetings: Yes