Preparing the Future Generation of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons
Denver Health is a 555 bed, level 1 trauma center located in downtown Denver. Denver Health was founded in 1860 and is home to the Rocky Mountain Regional Level One Trauma Center - Colorado’s largest safety net health system. It has 12 ORs (primarily trauma), and is the main teaching affiliate of University of Colorado Health System. We are proud of our rich history providing orthopedic trauma care, performing over 3,000 surgical cases each year, with over 25,000 patients seen in ortho clinics. There are 7-8 University of Colorado ortho residents rotating at Denver Health at any one time, as well as a PGY4 from the San Diego Naval residency program
The primary goal of the fellowship is to develop future leaders in the field of orthopaedic trauma. Graduates will possess expertise in the management of all aspects of care for the multiply injured patient, and will be positioned to enter either academic orthopaedic traumatology or high volume practices at level one trauma centers. The fellow will interact with fellowship trained attending physicians in trauma, sports medicine and hand/upper extremity. There are multiple didactic and hands-on learning experiences for the fellow throughout each week.
Fellowship Details: This is an OTA-accredited fellowship. Candidates apply through the SF Match. The fellow holds attending designation at Denver Health and will take independent call every 8th weekday and weekend. The fellow will attend morning fracture conference and weekly didactic lectures. The fellow will give 2 to 3 didactic presentations during their year. The fellow will operate a minimum of four days a week. There are a minimum of 2 ortho trauma operating rooms running each day and the fellow has their pick of the cases. One day a week will be dedicated to a half-day of research and a half-day of clinic. The fellow will attend the annual Orthopaedic Trauma Association meeting and may attend other meetings if they desire.
Research: The department has a full-time research fellow to assist in research. The fellow is required to publish a minimum of one paper.
Benefits: PGY6 salary at University of Colorado. Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance are provided as well as 18 days of vacation and 6 paid holidays.
- Cyril Mauffrey, MD
- Joshua Parry, MD
- Stephen Stacey, MD
- Austin Heare, MD
- Mark Hammerberg, MD
- Raveesh Richard, MD
- Kyros Ipaktchi, MD
- Alexander Lauder, MD
- Stephanie Malliaris, MD
- Matt Folchert, MD
- Andrew Maertens, MD
- Jarrod King, MD
- Anthony Beardmore, MD
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