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Orthopaedic Surgery

Program Type: Military Medical Center

Location: Augusta, Georgia

Accredited: Yes, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Program Length: 5 years

Required Pre-Requisite Training: Medical School Graduation

Categorical Year in Specialty Required: Yes

Total Approved Complement: 10

Approved per Year (if applicable): 2

Dedicated research year offered: No

Medical Student Rotation availability: 4th year

Additional degree concurrent with training (e.g. MPH): No

Program Phone Number: 706-787-1859


Program Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Program Description

The Eisenhower Orthopedic Surgery Residency Training Program offers four years of intensive study and practice. Entry is either at the internship level or at the PGY2 level after completion of one year's training in an ACGME-accredited orthopedic surgery internship. The curriculum provides for two residents at each level, with extensive exposure and practical experience in all phases of reconstructive surgery, spine surgery, sports medicine, hand surgery, Foot and Ankle surgery, pediatric orthopedics, orthopedic oncology, complex trauma, and complete inpatient and outpatient care. Residents rotate for six months at the nationally renowned Scottish Rite Children's Hospital of Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia, where all aspects of pediatric orthopedics are covered. Trauma training is concentrated through rotations at the University of South Carolina and University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. Residents will also rotate away in Columbus, Georgia at Fort Moore for expanded operating experiences.

What research opportunities are available to rotating students and residents?

The Orthopedic Surgery department has a robust profile of ongoing research in multiple subspecialties. The department engages in a research meeting monthly to discuss the progress made in ongoing projects as well as explore new research ideas.  The hospital enjoys a robust department of clinical investigations with active microbiology, the vivarium and clinical research opportunities.  Additionally, we have strong, well-established partnerships with regional civilian partners in research.

What factors make an applicant competitive to match in the Eisenhower Orthopedic Surgery program?

Factors considered for the match at the local level include: grades, boards scores, and letters of recommendation, and personality and performance on a rotation. While we do not have specific board cut-off scores, successful applications generally have over a 240 on the USMLE Step 2 and demonstrate a strong work effort on their visiting rotation.

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Contact Us

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Location: Eisenhower Army Medical Center, 2nd Floor

Hours of Operation:

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET

Phone: 706-787-1859

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