Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

Director: Benjamin Lam, DO, FACOS, FACS
Positions: 8

Our fellowship program offers top-notch training through clinical rotations which fulfill a thorough spectrum of disciplines within the plastic and reconstructive surgery specialty.


Program overview

As a fellow during the three-year program you will receive training in general reconstruction, trauma, maxillofacial surgery, hand surgery, microvascular surgery, aesthetic surgery, breast reconstruction, burn care, oncoplastic surgery and cleft lip/cleft palate.

All rotations include academic conferences as well as several didactic sessions throughout the residency. Fellows are required to attend weekly plastic surgery conferences which include textbook and selected readings, chapter review, Journal Club, morbidity/mortality case review and weekly service reports. Fellows also utilize cadaver labs at PCOM and participate in required in-service training examinations.

Applicants must have completed general surgery residency training to be considered for the program.


Our program consists of an ambitious academic schedule led by our faculty. This includes journal club, morbidity and mortality conference, grand rounds with visiting professors and a cadaver lab.

Participating healthcare sites

Eastern Regional Medical Center
(Cancer Treatment Centers of America)
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center - Jefferson Philadelphia, PA
Reading Hospital - Tower Health West Reading, PA
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Philadelphia, PA
St. Mary Medical Center Langhorne, PA
Westchester Medical Center Valhalla, NY

Application process

Applicants must have completed general surgery residency training to be considered for the program.

Complete and submit the GME Application for Fellowship [PDF] along with the required supplemental documents.


Notice to Applicants

All applicants for the PCOM Residency programs must be legally authorized to work in the United States. 



Department of Graduate Medical Education

Department of Graduate Medical Education
4190 City Avenue, Suite 409
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 1-800-778-4723