Orthopaedic Fellowship

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Fast Facts

Fellows per year:  2
Duration:  1 year
Postgraduate Training Required:  Orthopaedic Surgery Residency and Fluoroscopy certification
U.S. Citizenship Required:  No

Program Description

The Childrens Orthopaedics Center offers a 12-month fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics. This program is designed to train the fellows for a future career in academia as well as private practice.  Our goal is to provide a solid foundation from which the physicians can diagnose and successfully treat all conditions within the scope of pediatric orthopaedics.

The program provides excellent opportunities for research. Allowing the fellow to design and finalize his/her own pediatric orthopaedic research projects.  During your 12 months as a fellow you will work intimately with our nationally renowned orthopaedic team in such fields as:

  • bone and soft tissue tumors
  • cerebral palsy
  • club feet
  • complex foot deformities
  • gait analysis
  • hip disorders
  • limb salvage surgery
  • spinal deformity
  • trauma
  • upper extremity

The program allows you to spend time in both the clinical and surgical settings. Upon completion of your training you will be able to instruct on the fundamental pathophysiology, surgical techniques and clinical practice of pediatric orthopaedics to medical students, residents, and fellows.

To Apply

Contact the Program Coordinator below for application information.

Contact Information

Program Coordinator
Claudia Flores
Email or call (323) 361-2693
Fax:   323-361-3676

Program Director
Dr. David Skaggs

Address
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
4650 Sunset Blvd., MS #69
Los Angeles, CA  90027