Department of Orthopaedics

Resident Spotlight

Jestin Williams

The trauma rotation has also proved the most challenging. Because of the heavy influx of patients, you are always busy either in the operating room, seeing consults, or managing the floor.
- Jestin Williams, MD, PGY-2

Resident Spotlight

Christina Terhoeve

My favorite rotation has been my trauma rotation at UMC as a PGY-2. It exposed me to the full range of acute orthopedic injuries.
- Christina Terhoeve, MD, PGY-4

Resident Spotlight

William Shelton

I am confident that because of this experience I will hit the ground running going into fellowship and beyond.
- Thomas Stang, MD, PGY-5

4th Year Rotators

We encourage 4th year students to rotate with us on 4 week rotations (1 month).  This affords you the opportunity to experience our unique approach to medical education on a first-hand basis. Our 4th year electives have been recognized repeatedly as the Best Senior Rotation by the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans.    

Non-LSU applicants must apply through AAMC using VSAS (Visiting Student Application Service)

Sample schedule (4 week) for visiting students:

CHNOLA (Children's Hospital of New Orleans - 1 week rotation
OMC-Kenner (Ochsner Medical Center Kenner) - 1 week rotation
UMC (University Medical Center N.O.) - 2 week rotation

Direct all inquiries to:  
Linda Flot, Residency Coordinator
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1542 Tulane Avenue, Box T6-7
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 568-4680, Voice
(504) 568-4466, Fax


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