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Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship

  • Mary T. O’Donnell
  • Nicole M. Saur
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Abstract

Colon and rectal surgery fellowship has become one of the most popular surgical fellowships in recent years with the match rate reaching 100%. The field of colon and rectal surgery involves a technical expertise, diversity of skills, evolving technology, and multidisciplinary care. Maximizing your surgical talents while utilizing your professional relationships thus far will lead to a successful colon and rectal surgery fellowship placement.

Keywords

Colon and rectal surgery fellowship Colorectal fellowship Colorectal surgery 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary T. O’Donnell
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nicole M. Saur
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryFt. Belvoir Army HospitalArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.Assistant Professor of SurgeryUniformed Services UniversityBethesdaUSA
  3. 3.Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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