Orthopaedic surgeons from around the United States apply to our fellowships to train in a specific sub-specialty. These board eligible physicians spend one year working with advanced surgeons to hone their skill set within their chosen sub-specialty.

What does fellowship-trained mean?

A fellowship trained physician has completed:

– 4 year undergraduate program

– 4 years medical school

– 5-6 year residency program

– 1 year fellowship

tahoe arthroplasty fellowship

The Tahoe Reno Arthroplasty Fellowship offers a yearlong fellowship in total joint replacement. Fellows have a chance to work with a variety of total joint surgeons in the operating room as well as the office. They will learn how surgeons from different backgrounds approach the challenging issues in joint replacement surgery and have ample opportunity to improve their surgical skills in a variety of situations.

foot & ankle fellowship

This fellowship is highly unique as it provides the orthopaedic foot & ankle fellow training in both an academic and a busy private practice setting. The Foot & Ankle fellow will spend six months each at UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Sacramento, CA) and the Reno Orthopedic Clinic (Reno, NV). This fellowship program will provide a comprehensive curriculum with in-depth exposure to the clinical management of orthopedic foot & ankle patients.

trauma fellowship

The Musculoskeletal Organization for Research & Education (MORE) offers a one year clinical fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma Surgery. This is an OTA approved fellowship which seeks individuals from approved North American residency programs. Fellows are trained in a private, level II community trauma system.

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