Rotation Sites/Schedule

Rotation Sites | Rotation Schedule By Year | Clinical Site Faculty

George Washington University Medical Center (GW) is a 371-bed level 1 trauma center, major tertiary care referral center, and is the principal academic teaching hospital of the residency. The medical center is located at the heart of the nation's capital in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood next to the Department of State and less than a mile from the White House. There is extensive exposure to major and minor adult trauma, and broad exposure to routine and complex orthopaedic procedures with dedicated rotations in sports medicine, shoulder and elbow, foot and ankle, spine, trauma, hand, and adult reconstruction. Residents play a major role in longitudinal care of patients, from the emergency department, to inpatient care, surgery, and outpatient management. Residents rotate throughout all five years of residency. Junior resident call is taken in-house.

Washington Hospital Center (WHC) is a 926-bed hospital, major tertiary care referral center, and the other adult level 1 trauma center in the district. There is intensive exposure to complex high-energy adult trauma in the emergency department, inpatient setting, and operating room. Residents have a high-volume operative experience in trauma, spine, sports, adult reconstruction, hand, foot and ankle, and oncology. Residents rotate during their PGY-2 and PGY-5 years and work on the same team as orthopaedic surgery residents from Georgetown University. Junior resident call is taken in-house.

Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) is a 323-bed pediatric level 1 trauma center, major tertiary care referral center, and is consistently ranked as one of the best pediatric medical centers in the nation. There is wide exposure to pediatric trauma, as well as congenital and acquired pediatric musculoskeletal disease. In addition to routine orthopaedic pediatric care, residents are exposed to a number of complex surgeries working with dedicated specialists in pediatric sports, hand, spine, cerebral palsy, limb deformity, hip dysplasia, scoliosis, and rare genetic and metabolic conditions. Residents rotate during their PGY-1, PGY-3, and PGY-4 years and work on the same team as orthopaedic surgery residents from Walter Reed Medical Center, Howard University, and Georgetown University. Junior call is taken in-house.

Sibley Memorial Hospital is a 288-bed hospital located and level 2 trauma center in the Palisades neighborhood of Washington D.C. The rotation at Sibley exposes residents to a high-volume community orthopedic practice setting in adult reconstruction, sports medicine, shoulder and elbow, spine, hand, foot and ankle, and oncology. Residents rotate during their PGY-3, PGY-4, and PGY-5 years and work on the same team as orthopaedic surgery residents from Walter Reed Medical Center. Call is taken from home.

Rotation Schedule By Year

PGY-1

GW Orthopaedic Surgery (4 months)
Multi-institutional Orthopaedic Surgical Skills Bootcamp (1 month)
Children's National (1 month)
Non-Orthopaedic Rotations (6 months): Trauma Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Anesthesia/Acute Pain, Emergency Medicine

PGY-2

GW Foot and Ankle (3 months)
GW Sports/Shoulder and Elbow (3 months)
WHC Trauma (3 months)
WHC Electives (3 months): Sports Medicine, Adult Reconstruction, Spine, Hand, Musculoskeletal Oncology

PGY-3

GW Trauma (3 months)
GW Spine (3 months)
Children's National (3 months)
Sibley Electives (3 months): Sports Medicine, Adult Reconstruction, Spine, Hand, Foot and Ankle, Musculoskeletal Oncology

PGY-4

GW Adult Reconstruction (3 months)
GW Hand (3 months)
Children's National (3 months)
Sibley Electives (3 months): Sports Medicine, Adult Reconstruction, Spine, Hand, Foot and Ankle, Musculoskeletal Oncology

PGY-5

GW Trauma (3 months)
GW Sports, Shoulder & Elbow (3 months)
WHC Trauma (6 weeks)
WHC Electives (6 weeks): Sports Medicine, Adult Reconstruction, Spine, Hand, Musculoskeletal Oncology
Sibley Electives (3 months): Sports Medicine, Adult Reconstruction, Spine, Hand, Foot and Ankle, Musculoskeletal Oncology

 

Clinical Faculty by Rotation Site

The George Washington University

Joshua Campbell, MD - Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Arthroplasty

Marc Chodos, MD - Foot and Ankle Surgery, Residency Associate Program Director

James Debritz, MD - Trauma Surgery

Theresa Doerre, MD - Sports Medicine

Craig Faulks, MD - Sports Medicine

David Lutton, MD - Sports Medicine

Sam Moghtaderi, MD - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Residency Program Director

Shalin Patel, MD - Spine Surgery

Zachary Zimmer, MD - Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

 

Washington Hospital Center

Brock Adams, MD - Musculoskeletal Oncology

Evan Argintar, MD - Sports Medicine

Wiemi Douoguih, MD - Sports Medicine

David Hampton, MD - Trauma Surgery

Robert Henshaw, MD - Musculoskeletal Oncology

Rob Golden, MD - Chairman, Trauma Surgery

David Johsnon, MD - Sports Medicine

Oliver Tannous, MD - Spine Surgery

James Tozzi, MD - Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Arthroplasty, Spine Surgery

 

Children’s National Medical Center

L. Kaleb Friend, MD - Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric Sports Medicine

Emily Hattwick, MD - Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity

Shannon Kelly, MD - Pediatric Orthopaedics, Spine/Scoliosis

Joseph Letzelter, MD - Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity

Benjamin Martin, MD - Associate Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Hip Conditions, Spine/Scoliosis

Emily Niu, MD - Pediatric Sports Medicine

Matthew Oetgen, MD - Division Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Spine/Scoliosis

Jeffrey Peck, MD - Pediatric Orthopaedics, Hip Preservation

Sean Tabaie, MD - Pediatric Orthopaedics, Cerebral Palsy

Laura Tosi, MD - Pediatric Orthopaedics, Bone Health

Robert Wilson, MD - Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity

Megan Young, MD - Pediatric Orthopaedics, Limb Deformity

 

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Richard Barth, MD - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Steven Bernstein, MD - Sports Medicine

Phillip Bobrow, MD - Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Arthroplasty

Christopher Cannova, MD - Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Arthroplasty

Marc Connell, MD - Sports Medicine

Marc Danziger, MD - Sports Medicine

Scott Faucett, MD - Sports Medicine

Kenneth Fine, MD - Sports Medicine

Jonathan Forsberg, MD - Musculoskeletal Oncology

James Gasho, MD - General Orthopaedics

Michael Goldsmith, MD - Chairman, Spine Surgery

Richard Grossman, MD - Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Arthroplasty

Mustafa Haque, MD - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Eve Hoffman, MD - Spine Surgery

Alison Kitay, MD - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

John Klimkiewicz, MD - Sports Medicine

Louis Levitt, MD - General Orthopaedics

Edward Magur, MD - Foot and Ankle Surgery

J. Stuard Melvin, MD - Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Arthroplasty

David Moss, MD - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Tushar Patel, MD - Spine Surgery

Andrew Pham, MD - Spine Surgery

Noah Raizman, MD - Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Marc Rankin, MD - Sports Medicine

Jonas R. Rudzki, MD - Sports Medicine

Gautam Siram, MD - Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Arthroplasty

John Starr, MD - Spine Surgery

Benjamin Stein, MD - Foot and Ankle Surgery

Anthony Unger, MD - Adult Reconstruction/Total Joint Arthroplasty

Andrew Wolff, MD - Sports Medicine

Bashir Zikria, MD - Sports Medicine