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Message From the Fellowship Program Director

Thank you for your interest in our pediatric surgery fellowship.

brian bucher

Our primary goal is to train the next generation of leaders in Pediatric Surgery. We believe our program offers a unique educational experience compared to any other fellowship program in the United States. The strengths of our fellowship programs include:

  • High case volume and complexity due to large catchment area that includes Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and Nevada. 
  • Strong academic faculty who are national and international leaders in Pediatric Surgery 
  • Highly skilled support staff of 16 Advance Practice Clinicians 
  • Ability to independently perform common procedures during the second year of fellowship
  • Competitive salary with additional remuneration for on-call shifts
  • Culture of work-life balance in the amazing Intermountain West 

We encourage you to visit our website and review our prior fellow’s operative experience. We have a strong heritage of being a large, academically robust division currently with nine surgeons. All of these training advantages come together in a place where other people come to vacation year round. We believe that we provide a top-notch opportunity for you to prepare for a career in pediatric surgery.

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact Brian Bucher by email at or Carly Arellano at (801) 662-2956 or by email at


Brian T. Bucher, MD, MS
Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
Associate Professor of Surgery