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Duke University Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

Duke University Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

William T Hardaker, Jr, MD

Number of Residents:

40

Number of Staff:

68

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June

Program Contact Information

Name:

Wendy R Thompson

Address:

Duke University Medical Center
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Box 2923

City:

Durham

State/Province:

North Carolina

Zip/Postal code

27710

Phone:

(919) 684-3170

Fax:

(919) 681-7672

Email:

wendy.thompson@duke.edu

Website:

http://orthoresidency.surgery.duke.edu/

Program Highlights

  • Level 1 trauma center
  • Extensive clinical and operating room experience
  • Comprehensive didactic curriculum with daily conferences in:
    • Spine
    • Foot and ankle
    • Radiology-pathology
    • Hand and upper extremity
    • Fracture/trauma
    • Pediatric and journal club
    • Basic science
    • Hip and knee reconstruction
    • Hand surgery indications
    • Sports medicine and journal club

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Internship year covering general surgery and orthopaedics
  • PGY-2/PGY-3: Spinal surgery, microvascular surgery, sports medicine, oncology/rehabilitation, adult and pediatric trauma, adult reconstruction, foot and ankle, hand/upper extremity, basic science
  • PGY-4: Pediatric, sports, adult and rehabilitation
  • PGY-5: Chief Resident

Program Hospitals

  • Duke University Hospital - Durham, NC
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Durham) - Durham, NC
  • Durham Regional Hospital - Durham, NC
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children (Greenville) - Greenville, SC
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA
  • Charles George VA Medical Center (Asheville) - Asheville, NC



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