Campbell Clinic Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship Program
The Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship is designed to provide subspecialty training in all areas of pediatric orthopaedic surgery with one of the top pediatric orthopaedic teams in the country. The 12-month fellowship program combines clinical training and research, preparing surgeons for a career in both private practice and academic settings. Training locations include Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in Memphis, Tenn., with academic appointments at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Jeffrey Sawyer, MD is the fellowship director.
The fellowship offers extensive exposure to pediatric conditions including:
- Hip diseases
- Limb deformities
- Metabolic and genetic conditions
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Conditions that affect the spine, hip , foot and ankle, and hand
- Degenerative diseases
- Congenital conditions
Fellows supervise residents and participate in surgery daily. Fellows also spend approximately one half day per week seeing patients at Campbell Clinic with one of the staff physicians. Learn more about the resources and opportunities for fellows in our program and view a sample case log.
Goals of the fellowship program
- Competency in evaluating and treating a multitude of pediatric orthopaedic problems
- Extensive training and supervision in surgical techniques
- Formulation of various post-injury and post-operative rehabilitation
- Improvement and development of skills in lecturing, teaching, laboratory research, and publication