Fellowship Details

Washington University Hand, Microsurgery & Complex Nerve Reconstruction Fellowship

Contact Person For Application: Susan Grimm
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8238
1150 Northwest Tower
St. Louis, MO  63110
United States
314-747-0541
grimms@wustl.edu
Fellowship Type: Microsurgery + Hand Surgery
Fellowship Title: Washington University Hand, Microsurgery & Complex Nerve Reconstruction Fellowship
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8238
1150 Northwest Tower
St. Louis, MO  63021
United States
Geographic Region: Midwest
Number of years this fellowship has existed: More than 10 years
Fellowship Director: Dr. Keith E. Brandt
Additional Faculty: Dr. Susan E. Mackinnon; Dr. Thomas H.H. Tung; Dr. Terence M. Myckatyn; Dr. Ida K. Fox; Dr. Amy Kells
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: July 1 to June 30
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 167
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 63
Nerve Repairs: 73
Replants: 16
Head and Neck: 5
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 183
Upper Extremity: 1400
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 89
Trunk: 25
Brachial Plexus: 22
Specialty Cases: Complex Nerve Reconstruction: 52
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 2
Stipend (Annual): Approximately $60,000
Night and Weekend Call: 15 days / month (home call)
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): Available but no specified time allotted
Clinical Research Opportunities: Available but no specified time allotted
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Prefer fully-trained plastic surgery resident. Orthopedic and general surgery residents also considered
Application Deadline: December 31
Interview Period: February 1 to March 31
Additional Program Information: The Washington University in St. Louis program is an ACGME-approved hand fellowship and appointments are made through the NRMP combined musculoskeletal match which typically occurs in May (14 months prior to start date).
Website Link: http://www.plasticsurgery.wustl.edu
*For information on previous fellows, please contact the fellowship institution directly.