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Foot & Ankle Fellowship Program

About the Program

The URMC Foot and Ankle Fellowship is an ACGME Accredited Fellowship.  This fellowship offers comprehensive training in the operative and nonoperative management of adolescent and adult foot and ankle disorders. Fellows will rotate among five foot and ankle fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons. One-two days a week will be spent in the faculty's private clinics, and three to four days per week will be spent in the operating room. In addition, Fellows will act as a consultant to the Orthopaedic hospital clinic for patients with foot and ankle problems. The Fellow will have one full day for research every other week.

The Foot and Ankle fellowship is under the direction of five fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeons:

Foot and Ankle Fellowship Faculty

Fellows will have the opportunity to learn through both formal and informal discussions. There are informal weekly discussions devoted to foot and ankle operative indications and case presentations, as well as 12 formal didactic conferences per year given by members of the foot and ankle faculty and which cover a wide variety of foot and ankle topics. There are basic science, biomechanical, and clinical research opportunities available to the Fellow. Participation in clinical or basic science research and one paper suitable for publication will be required at the end of the fellowship.

The fellow trains in state of the art facilities:

  • Tertiary Care Hospital
    • University of Rochester Medical Center (Strong)
    • Level I Trauma Center / Inpatient surgeries
    • Highland Hospital
  • Clinton Crossings Outpatient MSK Building
  • Outpatient Surgery Center
    • Sawgrass

This fellowship is ACGME accredited.

Application Requirements

  • The AOFAS Foot and Ankle Fellowship Application
  • Three letters of Recommendation
  • Your Current CV

Please submit your application through the San Francisco Match.

Fellowship candidates must have completed a US or Canadian Orthopaedic residency program and be ABOS-eligible or certified.

We participate in the AOFAS match, administered by the San Francisco Matching Service.

Related Links

URMC Foot and Ankle Division