Orthopedic Surgery Elective

Department: Orthopedic Surgery – International Center for Limb Lengthening
Title of Course: Orthopedic Limb Reconstruction Subinternship
Course Director: John E. Herzenberg, MD
Description and Goals of Course: The International Center for Limb Lengthening specializes in complex tertiary limb reconstruction problems in children and adults. Patients come from across the U.S. and typically have challenging problems secondary to either birth defects or trauma.

We use a wide variety of techniques including external and internal fixation. The student will participate in clinical evaluations and surgical procedures, working directly with Dr. Herzenberg. Students also interact with fellows and have graduated responsibility.

The student is expected to attend teaching rounds and conferences.
Duration: 4 - 8 weeks
Hours of Participation: Full-time. No nights or weekends.
Number of Students: 1
Location: Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
2401 W. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Time of Year Available: All year
Additional Comments: Prerequisites include a medical school cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, a USMLE Step 1 Score of 210 or a COMLEX score 510 or better of and completion of a Basic Surgery Clerkship. Research opportunities are available.
Contact: Medical Education Office

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Phone: 410-601-7639
Medical_Education@lifebridgehealth.org