Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship

 

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A full-time academic fellowship in adult orthopaedic traumatology available through Wright State University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. This one-year program accepts one fellow per year and runs from August 1 to July 30. The fellow will work at Miami Valley Hospital, the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. In addition to the clinical (emergency room, floor, and private office) and operative responsibilities, the fellow will actively participate in the Orthopaedic Medical/Surgical Clinic – General/Fracture Division on Tuesday mornings. All duty hour restrictions are to be followed.

This program provides extensive exposure to all conventional areas of orthopaedics:

  • 4,000 trauma encounters annually
  • 4 CareFlight helicopters with 35 years of service
  • 4 mobile ICU ground transports
  • Full ancillary service support
  • 130,000 ED visits annually
  • Orthopaedic trauma OR with C-arm 7 days/week
  • Ortho trauma service = 6 attendings; 1 fellow; 3 ortho residents; trauma APN; medical students

The fellow will gain experience with the full spectrum of isolated and polytraumatic conditions in the adult population. The primary focus will be on injuries of the appendicular skeleton, along with pelvic and acetabular injuries. Hand and spine injuries are covered by separate services. Additional experience will involve the evaluation and treatment of traumatic soft tissue injury, as well as chronic post-traumatic conditions (malunion, nonunion and infections). The fellow will participate in the initial evaluation, examination and diagnostic workup to develop diagnoses and treatment plans (both operative and nonoperative).

Fellow salary for the 2020-2021 Year will be $66,498 plus benefits. In addition to a two-week vacation allowance, fellows may attend one or more of the following courses, some of which are subject to grant funding availability:

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Taylor Spatial Frame training
  • Stryker Pelvic Fellows Course
  • Boston Fellow Course
  • AO Fellows Course

The deadline for applying is December 1st. To be eligible, applicants should have completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery prior to entering the program. This fellowship participates exclusively in the San Francisco match program.

This Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship program is accredited through the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.


Participating Faculty

Michael J. Prayson, MD

Department:
Orthopaedic Surgery\, Sports Medicine\, and Rehabilitation
Title:
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Address:
Miami Valley Hospital, 30 E Apple St Ste 2200, Dayton, OH 45409-2939

Brandon R Horne, MD

Title:
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Address:
Miami Valley Hospital, 30 E Apple St Ste 2200, Dayton, OH 45409-2939

Jennifer L Jerele, MD

Title:
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Address:
Premier Orthopedics, 30 E Apple St, Dayton, OH 45409-2939

Shelli A. Powell, M.D.

Address:
Bone & Joint Surgeons Inc, 9000 N Main St Ste 401, Englewood, OH 45415-1165

Fredrick Reeve, M.D.

Address:
Beavercreek Health Park, 3359 Kemp Rd Ste 210, Beavercreek, OH 45431-2567

Indresh Venkatarayappa, MBBS

Department:
Orthopaedic Surgery\, Sports Medicine\, and Rehabilitation
Title:
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Address:
Miami Valley Hospital, 30 E Apple St Ste 2200, Dayton, OH 45409-2939

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Last edited on 10/03/2019.