Obstetrics/Gynecology Residency Program

We are excited to welcome you to the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program at New Hanover Regional Medical Center!

We are proud to offer a community-based, rigorous training which spans the breadth and depth of our specialty. We care for women across the spectrum of their lives and tailor that care to their needs – from low-risk preventive care to the most specialized treatment options. As a trainee in our program, you will learn from and contribute to the care of our diverse and complex patient population.

Our program has been continually accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) since 1968, and the residency program is designed in accordance with the educational objectives for residents in OB/GYN as outlined by the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG). Our primary academic affiliation is with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and our faculty have academic appointments in UNC’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition to our full-time faculty, we have over 38 experienced local private obstetrician-gynecologists who serve as associate clinical faculty. Our program is composed of seventeen residents, four residents in each of the four years of training and one preliminary resident. We strive to provide a broad educational experience to all our trainees while simultaneously providing individualized experiences tailored to each resident’s career goals. Dedicated time toward an individual resident’s focus area and elective opportunities help fulfill this mission. Residents trained in our program are well-prepared for fellowship training, academic roles, or private practice, and our graduates have found success in each of these arenas.

As you explore our program, you will see that we are truly committed to medical education.

Todd M. Beste, MD
Program Director

Ashwin V. Patel, MD
Associate Program Director