General Surgery Residency Program

Program Director: Fadi Baidoun, M.D.
Program Coordinator: Maria Drogheo

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital’s General Surgery Residency Program provides a broad-based Osteopathic surgical training experience blending the hospital’s facilities with the wide range of resources available within the Henry Ford Health System. Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital has received ACGME Institutional Accreditation and has submitted the General Surgery Application on November 27, 2015 and are in pre-accreditation status.

surgery10Ambulatory surgical procedures are scheduled at Henry Ford Health Center - Brownstown, a new, fully-equipped ambulatory center with 24/7 Emergency, CT scanner, four operating rooms and three endoscopic rooms. The General Surgery Medical Education Department is in process of evaluating a laparoscopic simulator for training purposes in the General Surgery Program.

Additional training takes place at Henry Ford Hospital, a 903 bed hospital in the center of Detroit that functions as a major research and academic medical center providing tertiary and quaternary care, offering tremendous clinical and cultural diversity in its patient population. Trauma, Pediatric surgical rotations are available at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Trauma rotations through the Detroit Medical Center.

Residency sponsored courses and training

  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM)
  • Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET)
  • Gross Anatomy Lab at Wayne State School of Medicine in OGME Years 1 and 2
  • Annual Detroit Trauma Symposium
  • Da Vinci robot training