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.
- Cristina Terhoeve, MD, PGY-4
I am confident that because of this experience I will hit the ground running going into fellowship and beyond.
- Thomas Stang, MD, PGY-5
The clinic days are full, and surgery days require significant preparation. As residents, we indicate surgery, choose approaches, and pick implant companies.
- William Shelton, MD, Class of 2020
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
Our Residency Program
The LSU Orthopaedic Residency provides foundational skills in all subspecialties of orthopaedic medicine. Throughout the residency program, you will develop clinical and surgical skills, learn best practices in patient care and conduct research. Tools, resources and faculty will be available, but early operating autonomy, high-volume medical centers and extensive hands-on experience are the hallmark of our distinguished program.Learn More