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Program Highlights

  • Residents are exposed to every subspecialty area of orthopaedics, with a large volume of patients and multiple treating faculty specialists in each area.
  • Residents experience the general practice setting of common orthopaedic problems in a community based hospital.
  • Residents are exposed to a high-volume outpatient orthopaedic surgery center.
  • Clinical material from over 190,000 outpatient visits and 12,000 surgical procedures annually.
  • Outstanding didactic program with daily lectures that are teleconferenced for viewing live from all clinical locations.
  • Musculoskeletal Research Center with high-powered research faculty to provide an avenue for exploration of questions arising from clinical orthopaedic care.
  • We have unique orthopaedic-plastic training, with two surgeons trained in both plastic and orthopaedic surgery.
  • The Geriatric Fracture Center at Highland Hospital is renowned for innovation and excellence in treating bone fractures in elderly patients.
  • Work at ACS Level 1 Trauma Center at Strong Memorial Hospital.
  • Work at our state of the art Golisano Children's Hospital providing pediatric orthopaedic services in the region.
  • Special Elective opportunities available during chief year.
  • Research rotations during third and fourth year of training.
  • Weekly hands-on skills training at the DeHaven Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory.
  • Month-long intern skills training program ("boot camp").
  • iPad and books/library provided for new residents.