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Denver Health
Combined Trauma & Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Program

The Denver Health Department of Orthopedics has a long history of academic and clinical excellence in the field of Orthopedic trauma. Our current OTA accredited orthopedic trauma fellowship (link to page) is one of the most sought-after fellowships in the nation. With a growing demand for dual fellowship training and a need for orthopedic trauma surgeons to develop an elective interest, we are proud to announce a unique opportunity with our AAHKS accredited trauma/adult reconstruction clinical fellowship. Under the leadership of Raveesh Richard, MD and Austin Heare MD, the fellowship program is a 12-month experience that will emphasize all aspects of adult reconstruction surgery including primary and revision joint replacement, post-traumatic hip and knee reconstruction as well as simple and complex orthopedic trauma including periprosthetic fractures, pelvic and acetabular fracture fixation and periarticular fractures. The fellow will be working closely with our faculty and will be taking trauma call at our level I trauma center (Denver Health Medical Center). 


Program Information: The Fellow will train with both orthopedic trauma and adult reconstruction surgeons throughout their 12-month fellowship at Denver Health.  


Requirements: Pre-requisite resident education requires the completion of a North American certified orthopedic residency and a Colorado licensure.


Research:  The department has a full-time research fellow and coordinator to assist in research projects. The fellow must publish one paper and/or one review paper or textbook chapter.  


Benefits:  PGY6 at Denver Health, $75,202 for 2023-2024.  Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance are provided as well as 18 days of vacation and 6 paid holidays.  


  • Raveesh Richard, MD: Program Director

  • Austin Heare, MD: Program Co-Director

  • Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS, FRCS

  • Joshua Parry, MD

  • Stephen Stacey, MD

  • E. Mark Hammerberg, MD

How to Apply: Denver Health’s Combined Trauma & Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Program participates in the American Association of Hip and Knee Society (AAHKS) fellowship match.

For more information and an application, please visit the SF Match website here, as well as the AAHKS website here.


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