Professional Education

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Farmington Hills & Dearborn

The Orthopaedic Surgical Residency Program at Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills is a five-year program that encompasses general orthopaedics. Residents are exposed to multiple facets of general orthopaedics including

  • musculoskeletal trauma
  • total joint replacement arthroplasty
  • hand surgery
  • arthroscopic surgery
  • sports medicine
  • spine surgery
  • foot and ankle surgery
  • pediatric orthopaedics

This residency program provides surgical experience to develop proficiency in operative and non-operative orthopaedics. The goal is to prepare residents to practice orthopaedic surgery at the end of the residency and be prepared for the certification examination by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

The training program is divided into several clinical services

  • surgical services
  • emergency room service
  • office orthopaedics

Additional information

  • on-site Skills Lab is available
  • casting and taping clinics are also presented to the house staff
  • compliance with the work hours policy is strictly enforced
  • no outside rotations during the last six months of residency training

    Program at a glance

    • Dearborn is a 632-bed teaching hospital with Primary Stroke Center Accreditation; Farmington Hills is a 330-bed hospital; both have Level II Trauma status
    • Farmington Hills (formerly known as Botsford Hospital) is a major osteopathic teaching facility with 12 residency and 5 fellowship programs; it is affiliated with the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Dearborn (formerly known as Oakwood Hospital) has 4 resident and 2 fellowship programs; it is affiliated with Wayne State University School of Medicine
    • Program accredited by the AOA since 1962 and by the ACGME in 2017
    • 3 residents per year chosen through NRMP as a Botsford Hospital program
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