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Surgery-in-General Residency Programme

NUHS Surgery in General Residency Programme

The NUHS Surgery-In-General (SIG) Residency Programme provides a broad experience for residents who are destined for specialist surgical fields of:

  1. Hand Surgery
  2. Urology


The NUHS Surgery-In-General offers a structured programme which comprises a two-year foundational training, followed by four years of specialty training in the respective sub-specialties. Emphasis during the first two years of the programme is on diagnosis, pre-operative and post-operative care, acquisition of basic surgical skills and operative experience. Considerable experience is gained in the management of all areas of general surgery, including abdomen, alimentary tract, breast, vascular system, endocrine, genitor-urinary system, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, trauma, and critical care. Scholarly research is strongly encouraged during this period of time. 


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