ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY

PHILADELPHIA
COLLEGE OF
OSTEOPATHIC
MEDICINE

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 9 hospitals (6 Philadelphia, 1 New Jersey, 1 Massachusetts, 1 Maryland) on 2 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. 


The hospitals listed below are the current sites for rotations. 

HOSPITALS

Lankenau Medical Center - Main Line Health (Level 2 Trauma Center)

100 E. Lancaster Ave, Wynnewood, PA 19096


2 PGY-5

1 PGY-3

1 PGY-2

1 PGY-1


Rotations: general, joints, spine, hand, sports


Attendings: Premier Orthopedics, Rothman Orthopedics

Paoli Hospital - Main Line Health (Level 2 Trauma Center)

255 W. Lancaster Avenue, Paoli, PA, 19301


1 PGY-5

1 PGY-4

1 PGY-3

1 PGY-2


Rotations: general, shoulder & elbow, joints, sports, trauma

Attendings: Premier Orthopedics, Rothman Orthopedics

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Methodist Division

2301 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148


1 PGY-5

1 PGY-2


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

Rotations: general, shoulder & elbow, sports, hand

Attendings: Rothman Orthopedics

Jefferson Torresdale Hospital (Level 2 Trauma Center)

10800 Knights Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19114


1 PGY-5

1 PGY-3

1 PGY-2


Rotations: sports, joints, trauma


Attendings: Rothman Orthopedics

Cooper University Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center)

1 Cooper Plaza

Camden, NJ 08103


2 PGY-4

1 PGY-3


Shared with Cooper University residents and Rowan-SOM residents


Rotations: trauma

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

3601 A Street

Philadelphia, PA 19134


1 PGY-4

1 PGY-2

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


Rotation: pediatrics

New England Baptist Hospital (Orthopedic Specialty Hospital)

125 Parker Hill Avene, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120


1 PGY-4

1 PGY-3


Shared with 1 Navy resident, 3 Tufts residents, 5 NEBH joints fellows, 2 spine fellows

Housing Provided: The Landmark

Rotations: joints, spine

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore (Level 2 Trauma Center)

2401 West Belvedere Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215


1 PGY-4

1 PGY-3

1 PGY-2


Shared with 2 Rubin Institute joint fellows and limb lengthening (ICLL) fellows


Rotations: general, joints (Rubin Institute), oncology, pediatric limb lengthening 

Chesnut Hill Hospital - Tower Health

8835 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19118


1 PGY-5


Rotation: Joints, Hand, Sports


Attendings: Temple Orthopedics