Eligibility Requirements

Any and all applicants for the independent plastic surgery match should consult the ABPS and ACGME websites for the most current eligibility requirements. All applicants are strongly urged to contact the ABPS to confirm eligibility. Neither participation in the SF match nor a successful match implies any state of eligibility for any certifying Board process.

Completion of a surgical residency and/or fellowship including but not limited to general surgery, otolaryngology, oral maxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery, and/or hand surgery or a similar program is required.

The Hospital supports J-1 and H-1B visa.

How to Apply

Applicants should visit the sfMatch website to apply.

Program ID #7432
Application Window September - December
Interview Window January - April
Matching and Selection notification Month The match takes place in May and will be used to process all applicants who want to start their training in July of the following year. Applicants are responsible for ensuring they meet all prerequisites for eligibility prior to registering for the match.
Program Start Date July 1