Colon & Rectal Surgery

Program Overview

The Ferguson Clinic Colorectal Surgery Fellowship Program was founded in 1959 and over 170 residents have completed the fellowship training in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The fellowship program is now managed through Spectrum Health but the tradition of the Ferguson Clinic continues in the education and training of colon and rectal surgery fellows.

Questions can be directed to our Program Administrator at

Goals & Philosophies

We are a very balanced program that is committed to providing experience, variety, academics and research and the required support systems that are necessary to have a fulfilling clinical year that can confidently take you to the next step in your career.

Program Highlights

Graduates of the program complete their clinical year with a broad range of clinical experience, research and have consistently been competent to forge their career upon completion of the fellowship program. We have had graduates who have secured both academic and private practice jobs.

Diversity and Resident Wellness

Spectrum Health is committed to creating a healthy work environment which promotes wellness and a culture that is respectful, inclusive and positive .  Please visit the Spectrum Health Resident Wellness page and the Spectrum Health Diversity page to learn more.

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All applications are accepted through ERAS. Please see the For Applicants section of your preferred program for additional details.

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