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Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Richard J. Fantus, MD FACS
Director, Trauma Services
Chief, Section of Surgical Critical Care

Michele M. Mellett, MD, FACS,
Associate Director

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, a tertiary care facility located on the north side of Chicago, is the primary Level 1 Trauma Center for this area. There are 1,600 trauma admissions per year. The mix is 78% blunt, 22% penetrating. We have approximately 300 beds, including 20-bed state of the art Surgical Intensive Care Unit to accommodate critically injured patients. Our resources include consultant availability, neurosurgery, orthopedic, cardiovascular and maxillofacial services.

The Trauma / Critical Care Service currently has three full-time attending surgeons, who are Board certified in general surgery and have added qualifications in surgical critical care. The Service is an independent resident service with a full complement of senior and junior residents, and medical students. We also work with the residency programs of the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia.

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package. You have an exceptional opportunity to acquire intense hands-on trauma and critical care experience in an urban setting:

University of Illinois affiliated, RRC accredited, Board eligible/certified required, Trauma emphasis, 1 year program, clinical research opportunities, competitive salary, chicago area activities/events, publications


University of Illinois
Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery
Department of Surgery
836 W. Wellington, Room 4807
Chicago, IL 60657

Telephone: 773-296-5347
Fax: 773-296-5570


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