Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency


The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's Division of Orthopaedic Surgery has developed an ACGME-approved residency program that is committed to training outstanding orthopaedic surgeons by:

  1. Providing compassionate, high-quality patient-centered care.
  2. Developing residents who are ethical, knowledgeable, technically skillful and committed to the life-long learning process.
  3. Developing a robust clinical outcomes research program.

The orthopaedic surgery division will continue to develop the faculty, staff, and facilities necessary to become one of the premier orthopaedic surgery programs in the west. The School of Medicine's residency program will continue to improve in quality, attracting prime candidates from the nation's finest medical schools. The division values responsibility, honesty, trust, integrity, and transparency in its faculty and residents.

The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the School of Medicine is a university-based program of sub-specialty trained faculty providing an exemplary educational experience for a diverse resident staff. The primary training site for the division is University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. Secondary rotation sites include Sunrise Hospital, St Rose Dominican-Sienna Hospital, Centennial Hills Hospital and Southern Nevada Veteran's Hospital.

The faculty are fully committed to resident education with fellowship-trained expertise in trauma, spine care, pediatric orthopaedics, sports medicine, adult-reconstructive, shoulder/elbow, hand surgery and foot/ankle surgery.