As defined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, orthopaedic surgery is the medical specialty that includes the investigation, preservation, and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means.
For applications and information, please visit the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Resident and Fellow Applications web site.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine offers fellowship programs in seven orthopaedic subspecialty areas:
- Adult Reconstructive Surgery
- Hand and Upper Extremity
- Musculoskeletal Oncology
- Orthopaedic Spine
- Pediatric Orthopaedics
- Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery
- Sports Medicine/Primary Care
- Orthopaedic Trauma