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Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Position: Clinical Fellowship in Adult Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction
Hospital/Institution: Rubin Institute for Advance Orthopedics/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Position Description:
Clinical Fellowship in Adult Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction from August 2024 – July 2025.

Our physicians treat a wide range of clinical problems including limb length discrepancy (LLD), fracture malunions/nonunions, osteomyelitis, joint infections, angular deformities, and congenital deficiencies. The physicians see approximately 50 new patients and 120 follow-up patients per week.

This fellowship focuses on adult LLD, malunions, nonunions, segmental bone defects, osteomyelitis, rotational muscle flaps, and joint infections. Fellows will learn to determine current LLD, evaluate limb alignment, and analyze single and multiapical deformities. The Adult Clinical Fellow will rotate with Dr. Janet Conway and Dr. Michael Assayag. At the end of the fellowship, the Fellow should be able to competently perform limb lengthening and reconstruction surgical procedures and understand the technical aspects, indications, risks, results, prognosis, and limitations of these procedures. Per week, the adult orthopedic surgeons perform 20 to 25 surgical cases. Clinical fellows will apply external fixation and insert femoral and tibial intramedullary nails. They will also perform Gigli saw osteotomies, fixator-assisted nailing or plating, and bone transport. Fellows will treat hypertrophic, atrophic, and infected nonunions and learn to resect necrotic bone to treat osteomyelitis. Fellows will also gain exposure to the correction of foot deformities.

Clinical fellows are required to collect data and produce at least one scientific paper that will be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal. Ample support is available for assistance in publication, including a medical editor, illustrator, graphic artist, photographer, and research coordinator. A modern gait laboratory is onsite for research and clinical applications. The clinical fellows will attend orthopedic grand rounds, research meetings, in-service training lectures, and the annual Baltimore Limb Deformity Course; they will also help prepare for and attend weekly preoperative indications conferences.

The program is based on techniques derived from the science of distraction osteogenesis. Methodologies used are not limited to any specific device or apparatus but encompass the full gamut of orthopedic fixation materials including plates, intramedullary rods, telescopic rods, and monolateral and circular fixators.

Required Credentials:
Graduation from an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program.

Contact Information:
Ashley Adolph,
aadolph@lifebridgehealth.org

 

Posted: 1/11/2023

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Orthopaedic Surgeon (Trauma) – MedStar Health
Baltimore, MD

MedStar Medical Group offers a uniquely rewarding career in a major marketplace. Shape your future in health care in the kind of setting that's right for you and your practice. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input, and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

Become part of the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute in the Baltimore, MD region and join a dedicated team of medical professionals. 

MedStar Medical Group specialty providers belong to one of the nation's 15 largest non-profit medical groups and are backed by a major health system. The MedStar Orthopaedic Institute is a large, multidisciplinary practice that includes all subspecialties of orthopaedics, primary care sports medicine, and physical pain and rehabilitation. We also have a large team of professional advanced practice providers.

We are currently recruiting for a board-certified/board-eligible, fellowship-trained Traumatologist to add to our existing team of 48 experienced physicians located in Baltimore, MD. The position will work with both medical students and residents, and the candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at Georgetown University School of Medicine. 

In addition to having demonstrable core competencies in orthopaedic traumatology, the ideal candidate should possess a strong work ethic with excellent communication skills, the ability to work well within a highly collaborative team, proficiency to maintain excellent clinical documentation, an understanding of patient safety, and high reliability in patient care.

Requirements:

  • Board-eligible/board-certified in Orthopaedics with a fellowship in Trauma Surgery.
  • Superior training, background, and interpersonal skills.

As a MedStar Medical Group clinician, you can expect:

  • A competitive salary plus productivity and quality incentives
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403(b) with % employer match, 457(b), and 457(f)


Qualified candidates should forward their CVs to:
Tim Beckman
Regional Director, Central Region
MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
timothy.r.beckman@medstar.net

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
www.medstarhealth.org

 

 

Posted: 12/6/2022

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