Postdoctoral Programs: Urological Surgery

Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove

The Urological Surgery Residency Training Program of Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine is an AOA-approved five year training program. Our graduating residents will have a comprehensive understanding of human biology as it pertains to diseases in which urological surgery plays a role in recovery and the appropriate didactic and technical skills to affect such recovery.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of this Urological Surgery Training Program to provide the resident with progressive learning experiences that develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge of an osteopathic physician to efficiently provide quality surgical and patient care; education, combined with quality patient care, is the first priority of this residency program. This program will provide the requirements for certification in Urological Surgery by the American Osteopathic Association through the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery.

General Information

Program Director: Anthony M. Grimaldi, DO, FACOS

AOA Approved Positions: 5

Funded Positions: 5

Training Sites

Primary Training Site

St. James Hospital and Health Centers - Chicago Heights and Olympia Fields Campuses

Clinical Training Sites

Training Objectives

The curriculum provides objectives that prepare the resident to:


The length of the Urological Surgery Residency Training Program is a total of five years. The OGME-1 year follows the standards set by the AOA. The next four years are spent in Urological Surgery with progressively increasing responsibility in patient care and the development of surgical skills.


Salaries (2012-2013)

How To Apply

Application may be made through ERAS. Applicants must have graduated or will graduate from an AOA-accredited osteopathic medical school.

Contact Information

Debra Beckett
Franciscan St. James Health
20201 So. Crawford Ave.
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
708-747-4000, ext. 1597