The Vascular Surgery Residency Program at Carolinas Medical Center is organized within the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, yet maintained as a separate program. The vascular residency program is an approved two-year residency program fully accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), with the next site review scheduled in 2012.
The educational goals of the program are to develop a well-rounded vascular surgeon with in-depth knowledge of peripheral vascular surgery meeting all educational objectives for Board Certification and meeting all requirements of the ACGME. Our emphasis on education differentiates Carolinas Medical Center from other similar-sized, non-university hospitals. We have a dedicated full-time surgical faculty fully committed to resident education. Their contact is continuous and involves various areas of theoretical and practical teaching. We also provide clinical support services from the Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute and James H. Heineman Vascular Center.
Timothy S. Roush, MD, MPH, FACS
Program Director, Vascular Residency Program
Dr. Roush attended medical school at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences School of Medicine in Bethesda, Md. His surgery internship and residency was at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, Calif. He served as Department Head of Surgery in the Naval Hospital, Bremerton, Wash. After several years in private practice in Ohio, he returned to Carolinas Medical Center for his fellowship in peripheral vascular surgery and obtained his ABVS certification.