Residency Education : Training Facilities

Training Facilities

University of Miami Hospital

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Rotation years: 1,2,3,4,5
Rotations: MSK Radiology (PGY 1), Sports medicine (PGY 2,4,5), Joint reconstruction (PGY 2,4,5), Tumor (PGY 1,3,5)
University of Miami Hospital (UMH) is a 500 bed facility located across the street from the Miller School of Medicine, Veteran Affairs Hospital and JMH. Orthopaedic residents rotate through this hospital while on the sports medicine, reconstructive, and musculoskeletal oncology services. More than 817 orthopaedic operative procedures were performed at UMH last year.

Jackson Memorial Hospital

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Rotation years: 1,2,3,4,5
Rotations: All orthopaedic sub-specialties
With 1,567 beds and serving as the county hospital for Miami and Dade County, Jackson Memorial Hospital is utilized as the main teaching hospital. It is part of the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center Complex, a modern 67-acre campus located minutes from downtown Miami and Brickell, and ten minutes from Miami Beach. The average daily orthopaedic inpatient census ranges from 25 to 60 and annual orthopaedic outpatient clinic visits total over 26,500. There is an average of 10,100 operative procedures performed annually by the orthopaedic department. JMH remains one of the premiere teaching hospitals in nation due to its extensive Catchment area as well as the unique pathologies that are only seen at a facilities such as this one.

Veteran Affairs Hospital

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Rotation years: 1,3,5
Rotations: Hand (PGY 3), General orthopaedics (PGY 1,3,5)
Located across the street from Jackson Memorial Hospital and University of Miami Hospital, the Veterans Administration Hospital is a 651 bed hospital with an additional 240 beds in the nursing home. Annual orthopaedic outpatient clinic visits total over 4,800, with more than 460 orthopaedic operative procedures performed last year.

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital (Miami Children’s Hospital)

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Rotation years: 2,4,5
Rotations: Pediatric Orthopaedics
Miami Children’s Hospital, formerly Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH), is a 268-bed hospital that remains one of the truly great hospitals in South Florida. Residents on the Pediatric Orthopaedic Service take care of children at both MCH and UM/JMMC. Annual exposure at MCH exceeds 10,000 outpatient visits plus approximately 700-800 surgical patients.

Memorial Regional Hospital

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Rotation years: 3,4
Rotation: Foot and Ankle
Residents are exposed to a wide variety of elective foot and ankle cases while on this rotation. The rotation is lead by several former graduates from the UM/JMH Orthopaedic Surgery residency program. This unique opportunity also provides the residents with more insight into the private practice aspects of orthopedic surgery.