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University of Kansas Wichita Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Kansas Wichita Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

George L Lucas, MD

Number of Residents:

20

Number of Staff:

4

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Juanita E Ridgeway

Address:

Via Christi Regional Medical Center
Room 4076
929 N St Francis

City:

Wichita

State/Province:

Kansas

Zip/Postal code

67214

Phone:

(316) 268-5988

Fax:

(316) 291-7799

Email:

jridgewa@kumc.edu

Website:

http://wichita.kumc.edu/ortho/

Program Highlights

  • Research:
    • Full research project plus separate case report required
    • Exploration of topics starting in PGY-1 year, with project submission by end of PGY-4
    • Motor Skills Lab
    • Orthopaedic Research Lab

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Plastic surgery, trauma, orthopedic basic science, vascular surgery, general surgery, anesthesiology. orthopaedics, internal medicine, transplant, pediatric intensive care
  • PGY-2: Sports, general orthopaedics, hand, research, adult
  • PGY-3: Foot and ankle, shoulder, spine, total joint
  • PGY-4: Hand, results, adult, pediatric
  • PGY-5: Chief at WMC and Chief at VC, trauma, general/spine

Program Hospitals

  • University of Kansas School of Medicine (Wichita) - Wichita, KS
  • Wesley Medical Center - Wichita, KS
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Wichita) - Wichita, KS
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children (St Louis) - St Louis, MO
  • Via Christi Hospital on St Francis - Wichita, KS



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