An exceptional educational opportunity is now available this year in hip preservation. The Section of Hip Preservation in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University is beginning a fellowship experience that encompasses all aspects of hip preservation surgery. This experience includes: Hip arthroscopy, Periacetabular osteotomy, Surgical dislocation, Treatment of femoral head avascular necrosis with free vascularized fibula grafting, and Hip resurfacing. The experience is a one year fellowship under the direction of Steven A. Olson, MD.

The fellow will spend dedicated time with Drs. Olson and Mather, and will be able to focus on additional areas of interest. Dedicated research time of 20% (equivalent to one day per week over the year) is provided. Faculty for the fellowship experience includes:

  • Hip Arthroscopy – Richard C. Mather, III, MD; Steven A. Olson, MD
  • Periacetabular Osteotomy – Steven A. Olson, MD
  • Surgical Dislocation – Robert Lark, MD; Steven A. Olson, MD
  • AVN – Marc Richard, MD; David Ruch, MD
  • Hip Resurfacing – Michael Bolognesi, MD; Samuel Wellman, MD
  • Pediatric Hip – Robert Fitch, MD, Robert Lark, MD

The fellow will rotate at hospitals within the Duke University Health System. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University is in the top 10 Orthopaedic Programs cited in US News and World Report. Salary and benefits appropriate for level of training. Applicants must be eligible for a North Carolina Medical License. The fellow can begin August 1, 2013. We are now accepting applicants for August 2013 and August 2014.

Applicants should address correspondence to:

Steven A. Olson, MD
Professor
Chief, Hip Preservation Service
Duke University School of Medicine
DUMC 3389, Durham NC, 27710
Fax: 919-668-2933
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