The fellow has clinical and research opportunities in all aspects of spinal disease. Clinical surgery includes anterior and posterior approaches to the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, and utilization of current spinal instrumentation systems. Conditions treated include cervical disorders, spinal deformity, trauma, tumors, and degenerative diseases.
The fellowship also includes clinical and surgical opportunities at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center. The fellow has attending privileges at this facility where there is a multitude of spinal pathology. The Fellow will also work closely with the orthopaedic surgery residents and participate in weekly teaching conferences.
Two fellows are accepted each year. The fellows are expected to participate in clinical and laboratory research as well as resident and student education.
For further details, please click here: Policies for Fellowship Program
UCLA participates in the San Francisco Match Program. Applicants should have completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery. In addition to the San Francisco Match universal application, please submit a photograph. Applicants must be eligible for a California Medical License.
The deadline for submitting applications is November 30.
Interviews are generally held between January and March.
Orthopaedic Surgery Education Office
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Room 76-143 CHS
10833 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Tel: (310) 825-6557
Fax: (310) 825-1311