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Cleveland Clinic Foundation Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

Cleveland Clinic Foundation Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Thomas E Kuivila, MD

Number of Residents:

32

Number of Staff:

64

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Thomas E Kuivila, MD

Address:

Cleveland Clinic
A41
9500 Euclid Ave

City:

Cleveland

State/Province:

Ohio

Zip/Postal code

44195

Phone:

(216) 444-2741

Fax:

(216) 444-1162

Email:

orlinsc@ccf.org

Website:

http://my.clevelandclinic.org/ortho/education/residency/default.aspx

Program Highlights

  • Optional 6-year program provides full year of research
  • Didactics/conferences
    • Weekly didactic sessions
    • Weekly fracture conference
    • Weekly Grand Rounds or M&M
    • Weekly service-specific conference
    • OITE reviews
    • Journal club
    • Cadaver lab
    • Saw bones workshops
  • Required research project resulting in publishable paper

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Rotating surgical internship year
  • PGY-2: Adult reconstruction, orthopaedic trauma, pediatric orthopaedics, spine, shoulder
  • PGY-3: Sports, foot and ankle, hand, spine, orthopaedic trauma, pediatric
  • Optional research year
  • PGY-4: Tumor, pediatric, adult reconstruction, sports medicine, hip, arthroscopy
  • PGY-5: Adult reconstruction, shoulder, foot and ankle, sports medicine, elective

Program Hospitals

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cleveland, OH
  • MetroHealth Medical Center - Cleveland, OH
  • Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron - Akron, OH
  • Lutheran Hospital - Cleveland, OH



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