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Training & Curriculum

The surgical schedule at Cedars-Sinai averages approximately 50-60 major procedures weekly. The emphasis of the fellowship is on revision hip and knee arthroplasty, which comprises about 40% of the clinical exposure. Fellows will receive hands-on training in the following areas: outpatient arthroplasty strategies, anterior approach to hip replacement, posterior and superior approach to hip replacement, gap balancing and measured resection in total knee arthroplasty, robotic total knee arthroplasty, management of significant bone defects, infected arthroplasty, skeletal dysplasias, periprosthetic fractures and post-oncological joint reconstructions.

The fellow is responsible for preparing and leading a weekly arthroplasty conference as well as maintenance of the Cedars-Sinai arthroplasty registry. It is expected of the fellow to undertake at least one major clinical research project during the year for presentation at a national meeting and subsequent publication. The fellowship offers a vast opportunity for orthopaedic research including long-term clinical outcome and database studies, initiation of randomized trials, use of advanced imaging modalities for wear measurements and component positioning, biomechanical and retrieval studies, and hip and knee simulation studies.

Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about the Joint Reconstruction and Preservation Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai.

Stacey Wilson, C-TAGME
Orthopaedic Surgery Program Manager