general surgery residency program in KC
Class of 2023- (left to right) Jeremy Bryner, DO; David Mantilla, MD; Sheliza Kabani, MD; Priya Prakash, MD; Adam Johnson, MD

Thank you for your interest in our General Surgery Residency Training Program. Our organization is dedicated to educating future physicians who are thoroughly prepared in the basic science, clinical knowledge, cognitive and technical skills, and judgment required of surgeons and surgical leaders. In our five-year program, you will have many opportunities to grow and develop in an environment rich in patient care, educational experiences, and research opportunities. We strive to actively develop young surgeons by cultivating our residents’ interests and mentoring them in pursuit of their passion.

An active outpatient clinic experience and regular teaching conferences round out the educational program. Our program will provide an excellent opportunity for the growth and development of our residents’ surgical careers. Our goal is to train highly motivated individuals in the art and science of surgery who are capable immediately upon completion of the residency program of either entering practice or obtaining the most competitive subspecialty fellowships.

Contact us

HCA General Surgery Residency Program
12140 Nall Ave, Suite #300, Overland Park, KS 66209
Phone: (913) 498-6537

Roger De la Torre, MD- Program Director
J. Stephen Scott, MD- Associate Program Director
Doran Shelby- Residency Program Coordinator


Surgery rotations:

  • General surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Anesthesia
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery
  • Trauma/acute care/burn
  • Transplant
  • Thoracic
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Surgical oncology
  • Head/neck
  • Breast

The surgery residents also participate in weekly didactics, including M&M and Journal Club.