Fellowship Details

Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery

Contact Person For Application: Marie Birthwright
90 Bergen Street, DOC 7300
PO Box 1709
Newark, NJ  07101-1709
United States
Fellowship Type: Primary Hand Programs
Fellowship Title: Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery
140 Bergen Street, ACC-D1626
Newark, NJ  07103
United States
Geographic Region: Northeast
Number of years this fellowship has existed: 3 years
Fellowship Director: Virak Tan, MD
Additional Faculty: John Capo, MD
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: July 1 to June 31
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 20
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 125
Nerve Repairs: 50
Replants: 10
Head and Neck: 0
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 0
Upper Extremity: 300
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 0
Trunk: 0
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 1
Stipend (Annual): ~$55K to $60K
Night and Weekend Call: 8 to 10 calls
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): available
Clinical Research Opportunities: required research project to be presented and ready for publication at end of fellowship year
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Applicants must be Board-eligible or qualified in Orthopaedic, Plastic, or General Surgery
Application Deadline: January 15
Interview Period: February 1 to March 31
Additional Program Information: This program participates in the Hand Match.
Website Link: http://njms.umdnj.edu/departments/orthopaedics/fellow_hand.cfm
*For information on previous fellows, please contact the fellowship institution directly.