The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation offers a one-year fellowship in orthopaedic traumatology. The fellowship focuses on the management and surgery of the polytrauma patient, with emphasis on fractures of the:

  • Acetabulum
  • Pelvis
  • Calcaneus
  • Complex upper and lower extremity injuries

Extensive training in the management of nonunions, malunions and infections is also addressed during the year.

Why Train at Wake Forest?

In addition to providing diverse experience in caring for the acute trauma patient, the program emphasizes clinical research and resident teaching. Our nationally recognized faculty are dedicated to guiding the next generation of skilled and empathetic trauma surgeons.

Our mission is to train and foster the growth of competent, compassionate and critical-thinking orthopaedic trauma surgeons who will serve their patients, local health systems, national organizations and society.