PCOM Orthopedic 

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Hospitals, Attendings & Rotations

PCOM is one of the most competitive osteopathic orthopedic residencies in the country. Residents are able to work with nationally renowned surgeons and attend a multitude of educational opportunities throughout the year. At the conclusion of training, residents have typically logged more than 1,200 cases.

PGY 2-5 residents rotate at 11 hospitals (8 Pennsylvania, 1 New Jersey, 1 Massachusetts, 1 Maryland) on 2-4 month long blocks. Residents learn from over 50 orthopedic surgeons, with the majority being fellowship trained. There is exposure to all sub-specialties with opportunities to work alongside some of the best surgeons in the country, whom publish frequently in leading journals and speak at national conferences. 

2015-2016 Resident Rotation Schedule

The hospitals listed below are the current sites for rotations. Click on the picture to access the hospital's website.


Lankenau Hospital

100 E. Lancaster Ave

Wynnewood, PA 19096

3-4 residents

Rotations: general, joints, spine, hand, oncology, sports


Thomas Jefferson Hospital - Methodist Division

2301 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19148

3 residents

Shared with 4 S&E, 2 sports, and 9 Philadelphia Hand Center fellows

Rotations: general, shoulder & elbow, sports, hand (optional)

Delaware County Memorial Hospital

501 N. Lansdowne Avenue

Drexel Hill, PA 19026

2 residents

Rotations: general, shoulder & elbow, joints, spine

Aria Health Bucks - 3B Orthopaedic Institute

380 North Oxford Valley Road

Langhorne, PA 19047

2 residents

Shared with 1 3B Sports fellow

Rotations: general, sports, spine, joints, hand

Mercy Suburban Hospital

2701 Dekalb Pike

Norristown, PA 19401

1 resident

Often shared with 1 MSH podiatry resident

Rotations: general, sports, joints, hand

Weekly resident-run clinic: The resident is expected to see all Mercy Suburban clinic patients, come up with a diagnosis, and formulate a treatment plan. All surgeries booked through the clinic will have a strong bias to being performed by the supervised resident (at the attendings' discretion).

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

1500 Lansdowne Avenue

Darby, PA 19023

1 resident

Rotation: general

Pennsylvania Hospital

800 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

1 resident

Shared with 1 University of Pennsylvania resident, 1 Drexel resident, and 2 F&A fellows

Rotation: foot and ankle

Cooper University Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center)

1 Cooper Plaza

Camden, NJ 08103

2 residents

Shared with Cooper University residents and Rowan-SOM residents

Rotations: trauma, oncology, joints, spine, hand, sports

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Level 1 Trauma Center)

3601 A Street

Philadelphia, PA 19134

2 residents

Shared with 2 Drexel residents, 1 Einstein and/or Temple resident, and 1 fellow

Rotation: pediatric orthopedics

New England Baptist Hospital (Orthopedic Hospital)

125 Parker Hill Avene

Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

2 residents

Shared with 1 Navy resident, 3 Tufts residents, and multiple joints/spine/sports/hand fellows

Housing Provided: The Landmark

Rotations: joints, spine, sports, hand (optional)

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore (Level 2 Trauma Center)

2401 West Belvedere Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21215

4 residents

Shared with 2 York Hospital (PA) residents and 3 Rubin Institute joint fellows

Rotations: joints (Rubin Institute), trauma, hand, general, oncology, limb lengthening (optional)