Number of students
Program Director Orthopaedic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Akron General
224 W. Exchange Street, Suite 430
Akron OH 44307
- Carol Armstrong, MD.
- Nicholas Dinicola, MD.
- Andrew Esterle, MD.
- Samantha Figas, DPM.
- Jordan P Grossman, DPM, FACFAS.
- Jacob Hoffman, MD.
- Anthony T Kantaras, MD.
- Lauren Kishman, DPM.
- William Kurtz, MD.
- William D Lanzinger, MD.
- Steven B. Lippitt, MD.
- Timothy Marks, MD.
- John L Pinkowski, MD.
- Gordon Preston, DO.
- Heather Preston, DO.
- Nicolas Satariano, MD.
- Jonathon Streit, MD.
- Gregory A. Vrabec, MD.
- Paul Wilkie, MD.
- Jeffrey Yang, MD.
- To understand the basic structure and function of the musculoskeletal system.
- To gain an understanding of the specialty of orthopaedic surgery.
- To acquire a basic understanding of the information gathering process of the detailed history and physical exam with attention to fracture classifications, read and interpret x-rays.
- To understand how to manage inpatient care including appropriate recovery times, principles of follow-up care, and possible complications.
- To work with other healthcare professionals from various disciplines in learning how to provide excellent patient-focused care.
What to expect
- Gain skill in history and physical examination of the musculoskeletal system.
- Assist in orthopaedic procedures.
- Participate in ward rounds with orthopaedic residents and teaching faculty.
- Attend orthopaedic didactic lectures.
- Provide an end of rotation oral presentation on an Orthopaedic Surgery topic.
- Participate in a reading program under supervision.
- Gain an understanding of orthopaedic trauma in the Emergency Department.
- Attend office with orthopaedic faculty and house staff clinic with faculty and residents.
Night call/special requirements
- As part of the orthopaedic resident team.