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Rotations

The resident schedule at SLU is optimized so that our residents spend as much time as possible on Plastic Surgery.

Starting their first year, residents spend six months off-service and six months on Plastic Surgery. By PGY-4 year all rotations are on-service. Residents rotate at the following sites throughout their six years.

  • Saint Louis University Hospital: Academic, Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital: Freestanding Pediatric Hospital, Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Mercy St. John’s Hospital: Private Level 1 Trauma Center, ABA Accredited Burn Center
  •  John Cochran Veteran’s Affairs Hospital
  •  St. Mary’s Hospital: Community Teaching Hospital
  •  St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery: Private Practice
  Jul Aug  Sept  Oct   Nov Dec  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  June 
PGY 1 Trauma Ortho  NSGY Trasnplant Anesth SLU PRS Derm VA PRS VA PRS VA Plas SHMC PRS SHMC PRS
PGY 2 CG PRS CG PRS  Burn Burn VA PRS VA PRS SMHC PRS CG PRS Vascular VA Gen ICU Nights SLU PRS
PGY 3 SMHC PRS SMHC
PRS
VA PRS OMFS CG PRS Acute Care Surgery Surgical
Oncology
SLU ENT Burn SLU PRS CG PRS
PGY 4 Mercy PRS Mercy
PRS 
SLU SLU PRS CG PRS CG PRS Oculoplastics SLU  CG VA/SMHC Mercy VA/SMHC
PGY 5 CG PRS CG PRS COS Elective SLU PRS SLU PRS VA/SMHC PRS Mercy
PRS
SLU PRS SLU PRS VA/SMHC PRS CG PRS
PGY 6 SLU PRS SLU PRS SLU PRS VA/SMHC PRS VA/SMHC PRS SLU PRS  SLU PRS Elective Mercy PRS COSM COSM COSM

SLU = SSM Saint Louis University Hospital (Level 1 trauma - Academic)
CG = SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital (Level 1 - Academic)
Mercy = Mercy St. John’s Hospital (Level 1 trauma - Private)
VA = John Cochran Veteran’s Affairs Hospital
SMHC = SSM St. Mary’s Hospital (Community)
COSM = St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery (Private Practice)