Fellowships

Rothman Orthopaedics’ commitment to clinical excellence has made us a top destination for orthopaedic surgeons from around the world. Working alongside our globally respected specialists, surgeons benefit from a rigorous learning environment that emphasizes evidence-based practices, diverse surgical experiences, and the advancement of knowledge through research and clinical trials. 

Our one-year fellowship programs in the areas of spine, shoulder and elbow, sports medicine, adult reconstruction, foot and ankle, musculoskeletal pain management, and hand and upper extremity surgery prepare surgeons to flourish in clinical practice, rise to prominence academically and become thought leaders in the field if they desire.

We encourage you to learn more about Rothman Orthopaedics’ fellowship programs by contacting Kelly Quici at 267-297-2440 or kelly.quici@rothmanortho.com.

  • Richard H. Rothman Research Fellowship

    Richard H. Rothman Research Fellowship

    The Rothman Fellowship has a proven track record of success for aspiring surgeon scientists, offering a world-class faculty, an interactive didactic curriculum, and networking opportunities.  Fellows will gain insight into the scholarly career of an academic clinician, through protected research time, collaboration, funding opportunities, and work-life balance.  While we have always welcomed visiting students from around the world to participate in our research mission, the Richard H. Rothman Fellowship is a unique year-long opportunity for mentorship for rising fourth-year US medical students.  We are seeking motivated students who want to train in a research-oriented environment that is on the cutting edge of orthopaedic care.  

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  • Adult Reconstruction Fellowship (South Jersey)

    The Rothman Orthopaedic Institute South Jersey Adult Reconstruction Fellowship is a mentorship style program with a subset of surgeons from the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in the South Jersey location near the beach. The strengths of the training experience include the operative volume, exposure to all approaches to hip arthroplasty with extensive direct anterior approach experience, research opportunities, and the one-on-one mentorship style of teaching. The fellowship emphasizes the clinical experience of state-of-the art patient care through time spent in the operating room and clinic. As a center of academic excellence, there are also formal didactic sessions designed to complement the clinical experience.

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  • Adult Reconstruction Fellowship (Philadelphia)

    Adult Reconstruction Fellowship (Philadelphia)

    The Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Program has a tradition of clinical and academic excellence established by Dr. Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD. The Division of Adult Reconstruction has evolved into one of the premier Fellowships in the country, offering a high-volume clinical practice emphasizing state-of-the-art patient care, academic excellence, and a Faculty committed to Fellow education.

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  • Foot & Ankle Fellowship Program

    Foot & Ankle Fellowship Program

    The goals of the foot and ankle service are to provide a comprehensive, in-depth training in operative management of adult and adolescent foot and ankle disorders. Fellows will be expected to demonstrate advanced knowledge of the clinical and surgical anatomy of the foot and ankle.

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  • Spine Fellowship

    Spine Fellowship

    The Rothman Orthopaedic Institute/Thomas Jefferson University Spine Fellowship Program is designed to train orthopaedic surgeons to become leaders in the academic spine surgical community through education, service, and mentorship. The aim of our attending staff is to foster an environment of graduated independence to allow the maturation of our fellows into excellent spine surgeons—clinically, technically, and academically.

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  • Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship

    Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship

    The Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University is primarily aimed at training the best shoulder and elbow surgeons through an intense, year-long exposure to a high clinical volume of shoulder and elbow procedures, as well as active educational and research programs.

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  • Sports Medicine Fellowship

    Sports Medicine Fellowship

    This fellowship provides a fully-integrated approach to the diagnosis and management of the full spectrum of athletic injuries. The Thomas Jefferson University Sports Medicine Fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The Program has a tradition of clinical and academic excellence and has evolved into one of the premiere sports medicine fellowships in the country, offering a high volume clinical practice emphasizing state of the art athlete care, academic excellence and a faculty truly committed to fellow education.

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  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Musculoskeletal and Spine Fellowship

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Musculoskeletal and Spine Fellowship

    This fellowship is designed to train physiatrists in musculoskeletal medicine and interventional spine procedures. Over the course of the year, the fellow will begin to see patients and perform EMG/NCS independently, building his/her own patient base and preparing for independent practice after graduation.

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  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship

    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship

    The Rothman Orthopaedic Institute / Jefferson Medical College’s Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in Hand Surgery. The Rothman Orthopaedic Institute’s Hand Service has quickly become one of the premiere upper extremity practices in the country emphasizing the highest quality patient care and academic excellence.

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