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Orthopaedic Surgery

Program Type: Military Medical Center

Location: Bethesda, MD

Accredited: Yes, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Program Length: 6 Years

Required Pre-Requisite Training: Medical School Graduation, if prior completed internship, may start at PGY2 level with approval.  

Categorical Year in Specialty Required: Yes

Total Approved Complement: 30

Approved per Year (if applicable): 6 (3 Army, 3 Navy)

Dedicated research year offered: Yes, Required between your clinical PGY-3 and PGY-4 years

Medical Student Rotation availability: 4th Year

Additional degree concurrent with training (e.g. MPH): Yes

Program Phone Number: 301-295-0726


Program Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Program Description

The National Capital Consortium Orthopaedic Residency Program is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of top-tier orthopaedic surgeons. Located at the renowned Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, our program stands as the flagship institution for the Military Health System. Serving as a tertiary care medical center, as well as a central hub for Medevac Missions from abroad, Walter Reed is a leading institution in medical advancements and high-quality care. Through rigorous training, mentorship, and hands-on experience, we empower young physicians to excel and make a lasting impact in the field of orthopaedic surgery.

Mission, Vision and Aims

Curriculum and Schedules

Scholarly and Professional Development Opportunities

Participating Sites

Applicant Information, Rotation and Interview Opportunities

Teaching Opportunities

Faculty and Mentorship


Contact Us

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, America Building, 2nd Floor


4954 North Palmer Road
Bethesda, MD, 20889

Hours of Operation:

7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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