About About General Surgery Residency

About


​​​​About RUHS / UCR General Surgery Residency Program​​

Riverside University Health System Medical Center is located in the City of Moreno Valley, centrally located and accessible for all areas of Riverside County.


Although the institution is over 100 years old, a new modern, seismically compliant building opened in March 1998. The Medical Center is a 520,000 square foot state-of-the-art tertiary care and level II adult and pediatric facility, licensed for a total of 439 beds. There are 362 licensed beds in the main acute-care hospital, and 77 licensed beds in a separate psychiatric facility. RUHS has 12 operating rooms, a helipad located directly adjacent to the Trauma Center, and state-of-the-art digital radiology services, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized tomography (CT) and all single bed rooms. There are also adult, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, a birthing center and complete pulmonary services including hyperbaric oxygen treatments. The award winning RUHS is well designed and equipped to provide the latest in health care through the 21st century and beyond.

Background

A teaching hospital accredited by the Joint Commission, RUHS offers training programs for nursing students, medical residents, and allied health professionals attending Riverside Community College, Loma Linda University, Western College of Health Services, and other facilities.

RUHS has the capacity to manage 200,000 patient visits in specialty outpatient clinics; the Emergency Room/Trauma Unit has the capacity to manage 100,000 patient visits annually. Employees and staff are at approximately 2,100.