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Los Angeles County - Harbor - UCLA Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

Los Angeles County - Harbor - UCLA Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Louis M Kwong, MD

Number of Residents:

20

Number of Staff:

13

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June

Program Contact Information

Name:

Maria V Garibay

Address:

Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Counter
Box 422
1000 W Carson St

City:

Torrance

State/Province:

California

Zip/Postal code

90509

Phone:

(310) 222-2718

Fax:

(310) 222-5511

Email:

magaribay@ladhs.org

Website:

http://www.harbor-ucla-ortho.org

Program Highlights

  • Nearly 4,000 surgical procedures and over 21,000 outpatient orthopaedic clinic visits each year
  • Balance of surgical volume, operative experience, didactic teaching, clinical supervision, and early emphasis on clinical decision-making and continuity of care
  • 3-month rotation in Basic Science at Harbor for PGY3 residents; Harbor orthopaedic research project by the end of the PGY3 year
  • Research projects during rotations at the Shriners Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Specialty rotations:
    • Trauma
    • Joint reconstruction
    • Sports
    • Pediatric orthopaedics
    • Hand
    • Spine
    • Foot and ankle
    • Orthopaedic oncology

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Program Hospitals

  • Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center - Torrance, CA
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children (Los Angeles) - Los Angeles, CA
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA
  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Center (Harbor City) - Harbor City, CA
  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System - Los Angeles, CA
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA



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