Fellowship Details

UAB Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship

Contact Person For Application: Vicki Allen
1313 13th Street South
Birmingham, AL  35205
United States
Fellowship Type: Primary Hand Programs
Fellowship Title: UAB Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship
1313 13th Street
Birmingham, AL  35205
United States
Geographic Region: Southeast
Number of years this fellowship has existed: More than 10 years
Fellowship Director: Thomas R. Hunt, III, M.D.
Additional Faculty: Jean Oakes, M.D.; Richard Meyer, M.D.; Nicholas Mansuetta, M.D.; Jobe Fix, M.D.; James Long, M.D.; Ekkehard Bonatz, M.D.; Joseph Sherrill, M.D.; James Floyd, M.D.
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: August 1 to July 31
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 52
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 70
Nerve Repairs: 52
Replants: 12
Head and Neck: 60
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 15
Upper Extremity: 1500
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 25
Trunk: 0
Thoracic Outlet/ Brachial Plexus: 40
Specialty Cases: Kienbocks - 4; Vascular bone grafts for scaphoid fracture - 6
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 3
Stipend (Annual): $49,629
Night and Weekend Call: approximately 10 times per month
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): Available
Clinical Research Opportunities: Up to one day per week
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Completion of orthopaedic surgery or plastic surgery residency
Application Deadline: March 01
Interview Period: April 1 to May 1
Additional Program Information: This program participates in the Hand Match.
*For information on previous fellows, please contact the fellowship institution directly.