Hand & Upper Extremity Fellowship

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgical Fellowship

In conjunction with the University of Colorado School of Medicine, the Department of Orthopedics offers two ACGME-accredited fellowship positions in orthopedic hand surgery. The goal of the fellowship is to provide comprehensive training in all aspects of upper extremity (hand, wrist, elbow) including evaluation, surgery, and rehabilitation. Specific skills include microsurgery, arthroscopy, splinting techniques, and general operating skills in the upper extremity.


Duration: This is a one-year, post-graduate experience from August 1 - July 31.


Application Deadline: December 31


For more information or to apply:


Our program is participating in the ASSH Hand Surgery Fellowship Application Platform released in October 2017. We are not accepting paper applications. For more information, please visit the ASSH website​. 

Residents in our program must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee, or possess the appropriate documentation to allow Resident to legally train at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.


  • Kyros Ipaktchi, MD

  • Alexander Lauder, MD

  • Stephanie Malliaris, MD

Upper Extremity / Microvascular Lab 2020

Check out the slide show below from our last micro lab!

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgical Fellowship

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Meet some of our previous hand fellow and see what they are doing now!

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