Colon and Rectal Surgery Match

Match Results Statistics

2021 Colon and Rectal Surgery Match Results Statistics Report

Important Information

Colon and Rectal Surgery focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of intestinal tract, rectum, anal canal, and perianal areas that are amendable to surgical treatment.  Additional information can be found through the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery at

  • Applicants must have completed a residency in General Surgery.
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowships are one year in length.


Aug 11

Match Opens at 12:00 p.m. ET

Sep 8

Ranking Opens at 12:00 p.m. ET

Sep 29

Programs: Quota Change Deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET

Oct 13

Rank Order List Certification Deadline at 9:00 p.m. ET

Oct 27

Match Day at 12:00 p.m. ET!


The NRMP is not a centralized application service.  Candidates are responsible for determining whether the specialty participates in a standardized application service such as the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) or whether they must apply directly to the programs of their choice.  Applicants must ensure they meet all program prerequisites and institutional policies regarding eligibility for appointment prior to ranking a program through the NRMP.