The Child and Young Adult Hip Preservation Program, at Boston Children’s Hospital, offers a twelve–month fellowship in joint-preserving surgery of the adolescent and young adult hip. The fellowship includes clinical experience in analysis, and both primary and secondary surgical treatment, for a variety of mechanical hip disorders, including dysplasia, slipped epiphysis, Perthes disease, and other varieties of femoroacetabular impingement. There is extensive exposure to periacetabular osteotomy, surgical hip dislocation, proximal femoral osteotomy, and hip arthroscopy, with each of the surgeons in the Hip Program. The fellowship includes regularly scheduled conferences. A research experience is an integral part of the fellowship.
The fellowship is open to orthopedic surgeons who are either board certified or board eligible, and have completed a certified orthopedic residency program. Please note that three (3) letters of recommendation, CV, USMLE scores, and medical school transcript of grades will be required, along with the completed application.
Additional Salary Information: This position is eligible to receive benefits
Established in 1903, the Orthopedic Center at Boston Children's Hospital is one of the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary programs in the nation for the care of children and young adults with a wide range of developmental, congenital, neuromuscular and post traumatic conditions of the musculoskeletal system. With over 96,000 outpatient visits and 6,000 surgical procedures per year, Boston Chil...dren's Orthopedic Center leads the nation in the care and treatment of children and young adults with a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. In our 13 specialty clinics, we treat the full spectrum of orthopedic conditions — ranging from fractures and sports-related injuries to scoliosis, hip conditions, brachial plexus and cerebral palsy. We blend cutting-edge treatments and innovative surgical approaches when needed with prompt, family-centered care. Our advanced, child-centered imaging capabilities help us provide the most accurate diagnosis. Our treatments and innovations have evolved over the past century, but our philosophy has never changed: to relentlessly provide the best orthopedic care and patient service possible in order to improve the quality of life for our patients.