Pre-Clinical Orthopaedic Fellowship
The San Francisco Sports Medicine Fellowship is accepting applications for a 1-year Clinical & Research Fellow in Sports Medicine, Advanced Knee and Shoulder surgery from July 1st.
Interested applicants should submit inquiries and CVs to Dr. James Chen, Fellowship Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
- James L. Chen, MD (Director)
- Patrick J. McGahan, MD
- Edward C. Shin, MD
- Neil P. Pathare, MD
Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
450 Sutter Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 900-3000
Fax: (415) 900-3001
One fellow each year participates as an assistant in clinic and surgery. The fellow will also participate in research in knee, shoulder, elbow, hip, foot & ankle surgery.
The focus of research will be outcomes of new surgical techniques, anatomic studies, and clinical outcomes. The Fellow will participate in journal clubs, teaching conferences, anatomy labs, and industry sponsored workshops.
They are expected to prepare publication-quality research.
The fellow will work with Dr. James Chen who focuses on knee, shoulder, and elbow surgery. In the knee, focus is on primary and multiple revision cruciate ligament reconstruction, complex multi-ligamentous knee reconstruction, and meniscus transplantation. In the shoulder focus is on stabilization and biologic rotator cuff repair. The elbow focus is on open and arthroscopic procedures.
The fellow will gain experience in Hip, Knee, and Shoulder pathology with Dr. Edward Shin who focuses on arthroscopic surgery of the foot & ankle, hip, knee and shoulder. In the knee the focus is on cruciate reconstruction, meniscus preservation, and cartilage restoration. In the ankle the focus is on arthroscopic treatment of cartilage lesion. In the hip the focus is on arthroscopic treatment of femoral acetabular impingement. Dr. Shin also performs anterior total hip arthroplasty.
The fellow will gain experience in Knee, Shoulder, Hip, and general Orthopaedics with Dr. Patrick McGahan. Dr. McGahan has an interest in open and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee. He performs arthroplasty of the shoulder, knee, and hip.
The fellow will work with Dr. Neil Pathare who has an interest in open and arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder. In the shoulder the focus is on arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and arthroplasty. In the knee the focus is on anatomic ACL reconstruction.
This position is ideal for an unmatched US Medical School graduate or surgical resident interested in Orthopaedic Surgery.
The fellow receives an annual stipend, two weeks of vacation, and sponsorship at one continuing education/academic courses. Malpractice insurance as a surgical assistant will be provided. Graduation from a US Medical School is required. However, a California Medical License or PTAL is not required for the fellow.