Program Director: Leslie S. Matthews, MD, MBA, Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery
Our orthopaedic residency program is a well-rounded, community-based orthopaedic surgical training program. Residents gain broad
exposure to many orthopaedic subspecialty areas, including joint-replacement surgery, spine surgery, arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine, foot and ankle surgery, hand surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, orthopaedic oncology, and adult reconstruction and extremity trauma.
Residents also have the opportunity to perform rotations at other teaching hospitals in Baltimore, including The Johns Hopkins Hospital
and the University of Maryland
Outpatient experience is broad and diverse. Residents spend extensive time in the outpatient setting working in a
preceptorship environment with attendings of various
subspecialties. This provides valuable experience in both the
preoperative evaluation of patients as well as the postoperative recovery process.
Didactic activity is also broad and diverse, with residents participating in daily activities Various subspecialty conferences are
held on a weekly basis and are combined with clinical conferences
for case presentation and review. Basic science lectures occur regularly, with ethics topics included in the didactic
Residents also have the opportunity to conduct clinical and biomechanical research through the orthopaedic biomechanical laboratory at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.
work closely with faculty, and the department enjoys a
unique 1:1 full-time faculty-to-resident ratio.
The orthopaedic surgery residency program accepts two residents per year into a six-year training program. We participate in the resident matching program, and
applicants are screened by faculty members.
For more information on the orthopaedic surgery residency program, please contact our coordinator, Kathy Lind, at 410-554-2857.