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Adult Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

Otto E. Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery

The primary goal of the fellowship is to provide advanced training in adult reconstructive surgery with an emphasis on complex problems, including revision total joint replacement. Though the precepts of Dr. Otto E. Aufranc provide the foundation for reconstructive surgery at the New England Baptist Hospital, there is a unique variety of new approaches and techniques that will provide the fellow with a multifaceted approach to complex reconstructive situations. All surgical approaches to reconstructive hip and knee surgeries are performed in high volume with fellowship-trained arthroplasty surgeons.

Training Location

New England Baptist Hospital
125 Parker Hill Avenue
Boston, MA 02120

Fellowship Director

Geoffrey Van Flandern, MD, Co-Director
Daniel Ward, MD, Co-Director

Clinical Chair of Orthopedics and Surgeon in Chief

David A. Mattingly, MD

Chief of Arthroplasty

Eric Smith, MD

Lectures and Conferences

Lectures, indications conference, patient care assessment, and journal club sessions provide a high level of didactic interaction with attending surgeons. Experience with navigation, minimally invasive surgery, osteotomies, and arthroscopic management are an important aspect of the fellowship. Because revision surgery accounts for more than 500 total joint replacement procedures done at NEBH, the fellow will have the opportunity to participate in a large number of cases which reestablish bone substance and utilize unique implant systems.

A mentored clinical research discipline is provided. Active participation in preoperative planning, intra-operative preparation, and postoperative rehabilitation is required.

The fellow will supervise residents and medical students. Active participation in teaching conferences and symposia is expected. Presentations and/or articles for publication are expected of the fellow at the completion of his/her work. An academic appointment with Tufts University is available during the fellowship year.

Fellowship Details

Duration: 1 year (August 1 to July 31)

Stipend: $82,000/year plus benefits


Please use the application on the San Francisco Match.

Contact Information

New England Baptist Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery
Attention: Debby DiMartino
125 Parker Hill Avenue
Boston, MA 02120
Phone: 617-754-6742
Fax: 617-754-6443


About NEBH

New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) is the premier regional provider for orthopedic surgery and the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders. NEBH is nationally recognized for high quality and high patient satisfaction. Teaching affiliations include Tufts University School of Medicine, with teaching programs in collaboration with Harvard Medical School. NEBH has been the official hospital of the Boston Celtics for over 30 years.

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