Program Information

Residency Program:

Maimonides Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Program Director:

Jack Choueka, MD

Number of Residents:

12

Number of Staff:

15

Accredited:

Accredited

Length of Program:

6

Start Dates:

July

Program Contact Information

Name:

Joanne Rotunno

Address:

Maimonides Medical Center


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


927 49th St

City:

Brooklyn

State/Province:

New York

Zip/Postal code

11219

Phone:

(718) 283-8805

Fax:

(718) 283-6199

Email:

[email protected]

Website:

http://www.maimonidesmed.org

Program Highlights

  • Level 1 Urban Trauma Center
  • Outpatient experiences: traditional clinic and private office setting
  • Didactic program
    • Lectures held 3x per week
    • Grand Rounds
    • Guest lecturers
    • Monthly M&M conference
    • Bimonthly orthopaedics/radiology conference
    • Monthly journal club
  • Original research project required

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Program Curriculum

  • PGY-1: Shock/trauma, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, intensive care, general surgery, emergency medicine, internal medicine, neurology, orthopaedic surgery
  • PGY-2: Trauma (with emphasis on post-hospitalization rehabilitation plan), adult reconstruction (joint arthroplasty, tumor, foot and ankle, sports medicine), spine
  • PGY-3: Upper extremity, trauma, sports, pediatric
  • PGY-4: Trauma, oncology
  • PGY-5: Chief resident, general orthopaedics

Program Hospitals

  • Maimonides Medical Center – Brooklyn, NY
  • University of Maryland Medical System – Baltimore, MD
  • NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases – New York, NY
  • Hartford Hospital – Hartford, CT
  • Connecticut Children’s Medical Center – Hartford, CT
  • Lutheran Medical Center – Brooklyn, NY