George Washington University Medical Center is the principal teaching facility of the residency. All clinical and basic science conferences take place within the medical center. George Washington University Medical Center is a Level 1 Trauma Center in the nation's capital. There is extensive exposure to adult trauma. Pelvic, long bone, spine and hand trauma is frequent. Each patient is admitted under the care of an attending physician. Residents play a major role in the perioperative care of patients. A high volume of complex musculoskeletal and systemic trauma is seen on a regular basis.
Washington Hospital Center Washington Hospital Center is a major level 1 trauma center with 926 beds and the majority of orthopedic trauma experience is obtained here. Here residents rotate through trauma, spine, sports, arthroplasty, hand, foot & ankle and oncology.
Children's National Medical Center, provides exposure to pediatric orthopaedic problems including cerebral palsy, scoliosis, and congenital hand and foot malformations, myelodysplasia and spinal cord injury. Seventy percent of the hospital’s patient population is drawn from outside the immediate DMV area. A good number of admissions are from overseas. The hospital serves a large population of children with osteogenesis imperfecta and other rare conditions. Resident education is supervised by attending staff based at the institution. Several complex pediatric cases are performed yearly at the Children's National Medical Center.
Sibley Memorial Hospital Sibley Memorial Hospital is 275 bed hospital located in the Palisades neighborhood of Washington DC. Rotations at Sibley Hospital expose residents to busy community orthopedic practice.