Fellowship Details

Orthoplastic and Limb Salvage Surgery Fellowship (NA)

Contact Person For Application: Hand Surgery Coordinator
Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
215-662-3400
handfellowshipapplications@uphs.upenn.edu
Fellowship Type: Microsurgery + Hand Surgery
Fellowship Title: Orthoplastic and Limb Salvage Surgery Fellowship (NA)
University of Pennsylvania Health System
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Geographic Region: Northeast
Number of years this fellowship has existed: Less than 1 year
Fellowship Director: L. Scott Levin, MD
Additional Faculty: Scott Kozin, MD
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: August 1 to July 31
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 50
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 50
Nerve Repairs: 50
Replants: 50
Head and Neck: 50
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 50
Upper Extremity: 50
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 50
Trunk: 50
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 1
Stipend (Annual): PGY6 level salary
Night and Weekend Call: TBD
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): Research is required. Fellows are expected to produce at least one publication during fellowship. http://www.med.upenn.edu/orl/
Clinical Research Opportunities: Research is required. Fellows are expected to produce at least one publication during fellowship. http://www.med.upenn.edu/orl/
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Applicants at the PGY-6 level or higher who have completed an ACGME-accredited surgery residency or fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery or Plastic Surgery will be considered. Applicants requiring visa sponsorship will not be considered.
Application Deadline: April 30
Interview Period: May 1 to June 1
Additional Program Information: Position Title: Orthoplastic and Limb Salvage Surgery Fellowship (NA) Position Location: University of Pennsylvania Health System / Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Position Description: The Orthoplastic and Limb Salvage Surgery Fellowship (NA) is a non-accredited training program designed to provide advanced training to fellows at the PGY-6 level or higher who have completed an ACGME-accredited surgery residency or fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery or Plastic Surgery. The fellow will train in extremity reconstructive surgery, and receive additional advanced training in hand transplantation, microsurgical reconstruction of upper and lower extremities in adults and children and brachial plexus surgery. The fellow will learn different surgical approaches for managing multiple upper extremity conditions in the areas, including bone trauma, soft tissue trauma, infection, tendon injury and transfers, acquired conditions, and microsurgery (including nerve repair and reconstruction, free soft tissue transfer, vascularized bone grafts, upper extremity replantation, upper extremity allotransplantation and brachial plexus surgery). Application Deadline: 4/30/2018 Interview Date: based on the applicant and program directors availability Position Start/End Date: 8/1/2018 – 07/31/2019 Benefits: PGY6 salary and benefits included How to Apply: email the following documents to handfellowshipapplications@uphs.upenn.edu and include “Orthoplastics Fellowship” in the subject line • Orthoplastic and Limb Salvage Fellowship Application • CV • Personal Statement • 3 Letters of Recommendation • Photo
*For information on previous fellows, please contact the fellowship institution directly.