The Cleveland Clinic Florida Department of Orthopedics is pleased to offer a one-year combined Sports Medicine and Upper Extremity fellowship. Our combined fellowship offers unique opportunities to the aspiring Sports Medicine/Upper Extremity surgeons. 

Under the supervision of Vani Sabesan, MD, Gregory Gilot, M.D., Brian Leo, M.D., Farah Tejpar, MD, and David Westerdahl, M.D, this fellowship offers an outstanding diversity of experience in all areas of sports medicine, and upper extremity joint reconstruction.

Fellows will be exposed to current arthroscopic and reconstructive shoulder, elbow, hand and knee procedures, as well as, minimally invasive and minimal incision total knee, elbow, and shoulder reconstruction including reverse and resurfacing techniques. The group provides care for professional and collegiate athletes and works closely with athletic trainers and covers local sporting events. Emphasis is divided between clinical, surgery and research.

The preferred applicant will spend twelve months in a clinically-oriented program working on the services of Dr. Sabesan and Dr. Gilot, whose practice involves pathology and surgery of the shoulder and elbow and hand. Time will also be spent with Dr. Leo, one of our sports medicine specialists for both lower and upper extremity sports. This fellowship will also have a strong academic component and opportunities for research.

Participation in academic activities of the department and completion of at least two publishable research project are expected.

The fellowship requirements include completion of an Orthopedic residency training program and obtaining a Florida Medical License.

Interested candidates should send a current CV, a brief personal statement, and three letters of recommendation to:

Vani Sabesan, MD, Fellowship Director
Attn: Vanessa Santos
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Department of Orthopedics
2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd
Weston, FL 33331
Phone: (954) 659-5889
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