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Surgery Residency Program

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Welcome to the Surgery Residency Program at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM). The goal of the General Surgery Residency Program is to train compassionate surgeons steeped with technical and clinical excellence. Our diverse and outstanding faculty immerse our trainees with basic science and clinical research, comprehensive and innovative surgical care, and community outreach that influences health policy and patient centered care. In addition, state of the art surgical innovation and simulation, housed on our main campus, has ushered in an ever-growing era of technological advancement that will continue to impact patients from all walks of life here in Atlanta and afar. The residency program’s educational conferences include, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement (Morbidity and Mortality), Grand Rounds, Journal Club, Simulation/Robotics Training, Resident Research Presentations, and Basic Science Instruction.

The MSM General Surgery Residency Program is dedicated to professional development and training needs as we continue…

The MSM General Surgery Residency Program is dedicated to professional development and training needs as we continue to train excellent surgeons who prepare for fellowship training, private practice, global surgery, and academic medicine. In addition to the Department of Surgery’s reputable trauma and critical care services, the department has embarked upon and achieved numerous milestones focused on enhancing the clinical experience in laparoscopic/robotic surgery, bariatric surgery, colorectal surgery and surgical oncology to name a few. Our mission is to provide comprehensive education on surgical care as we lead the creation and advancement of health equity. We aim to promote excellence in technical skills, patient care, teaching, and leadership in the field of surgery.

Shaneeta Johnson, MD MBA FACS FASMBS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director, Surgery Residency
Director, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine

Shaneeta Johnson, MD MBA FACS FASMBS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Program Director - Surgery Residency, Director - Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Diplomate - American Board of Obesity Medicine

Shaneeta Johnson, MD MBA FACS FASMBS

Associate Professor of Surgery

Program Director, Surgery Residency

Director, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine

209
Graduates
1:1
Resident:Faculty Ratio
80
Hours Worked/Wk

Resident Life

Successful, long-term careers are built on a foundation of resident well-being and work-life balance.

Surgery Residents

Training Sites

To provide the best training for our residents, we are affiliated with some of the most prestigious hospitals in and around the Atlanta area.

 
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Our Faculty and Staff

At the MSM Surgery Residency Program, you’ll be surrounded by award-winning faculty who genuinely want to help you excel. You’ll become a part of a group of able caregivers that advocates fiercely for our community and for each patient.

Shaneeta Johnson, MD MBA FACS FASMBS

Shaneeta Johnson, MD MBA FACS FASMBS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director, Surgery Residency
Director, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine

Program Manager, Surgery Residency

Dollmesha Greene
Program Manager, Surgery Residency

Montreka Dansby, Ph.D., Program Manager – Surgical Education

Montreka Dansby, Ph.D.
Program Manager, Surgical Education

Why Morehouse School of Medicine ​General Surgery Program

Hear from our residents and faculty why they chose Morehouse School of Medicine ​Department of Surgery!

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