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University of Southern California - LAC USC Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Information

Residency Program:

University of Southern California - LAC USC Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

David B Thordarson, MD

Number of Residents:

Number of Staff:

30 full-time full-time clinical and research specialists plus 150 voluntary faculty

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

5

Start Dates:

June, July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Ruth Gomez

Address:

LAC+USC Medical Center
GNH 3900
2025 Zonal Ave

City:

Los Angeles

State/Province:

California

Zip/Postal code

90033

Phone:

(323) 226-7210

Fax:

(323) 226-2221

Email:

orthopod@usc.edu

Website:

http://www.usc.edu/medicine/orthopaedic_surgery

Program Highlights

Residents care for patients across the spectrum of orthopaedics:

  • Total joint infections
  • Osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and infected non-unions
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive total knee and hip replacement
  • Bone tumor and orthopaedic oncology
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Hip surgery
  • Sports medicine
  • Knee surgery
  • Microsurgery and limb and digit replantation
  • Total joint replacement
  • Spinal surgery
  • Trauma
  • Reconstructive surgery following trauma

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Program Curriculum

Program Hospitals

  • University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA
  • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA (only level 1 pediatric trauma center in Los Angeles)
  • White Memorial Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA
  • USC University Hospital - Los Angeles, CA
  • LAC+USC Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA
  • LAC-Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center - Downey, CA
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital (Baldwin Park) - Baldwin Park, CA



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