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University of California, San Francisco - Orthopaedic Surgeon

San Francisco, CA
Posted March 2023

The University of California, San Francisco, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is recruiting for an orthopaedic surgeon with trauma and sports medicine subspecialty expertise. This full-time appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, commensurate with experience.

The incumbent will participate in departmental clinical, teaching, and research activities through the Regional Medical Center of San Jose, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, and affiliated healthcare facilities. The incumbent will be expected to collaborate in clinical and/or basic research as well as publish subsequent results in peer reviewed journals. The selected individual will also be responsible for and provide an integral role to teach clinically relevant topics for residents, medical students, and fellows.


All of the requirements must be met by the time of hire.

  • A valid California medical license will be required as a condition of employment.
  • Board certified or eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Completed an accredited Orthopaedic Surgery residency program.
  • Completed trauma or sports medicine fellowship programs and possess an interest in both specialties.
  • Associate level candidates will have experience beyond the fellowship year and experience in research and teaching in an academic institution.
  • Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

Please apply online with CV, Cover Letter, a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and three reference contacts

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The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5:

The minimum base salary range for this position is $135,700 - $213,500. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

The Stone Clinic - Orthopaedic Surgeon

San Francisco, CA
Posted March 2023

The Stone Clinic (TSC) is seeking an accomplished Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who embraces both biologics and robotics in the treatment of athletes and people with arthritis.

This thriving surgery practice attracts patients regionally, nationally, and internationally. TSC is expanding its base to include mid to senior level specialists in shoulder, knee, hip, foot and ankle and spine surgery.

The Clinic includes nursing, physical therapy, X-ray, and MRI on-site in addition to being adjacent to The Stone Research Foundation,, the affiliate public non-profit research organization.

TSC is an internationally recognized growing practice, formed in 1988 and located on the Marina in San Francisco. We offer extensive benefits and a unique opportunity. Qualified candidates should email their CV to Karen Sollar [email protected], 415.563.3110.

For more information, please visit and


  • Visiting Fellowships in Arthroplasty, OrthoBiologics, Sports Medicine and Research
  • The Stone Clinic is a leading Orthopaedic sports medicine clinic focused on biologic and robotic joint replacement treating athletes and people with arthritis.
  • The Stone Research Foundation’s mission is to treat, prevent, and cure arthritis and develop techniques to accelerate healing from sports injuries. The work is funded by private donations and grants from government agencies.
  • The Visiting Fellows will have opportunities to work with the clinical, surgical, and research teams. Educational opportunities in clinical examinations, biologic injections, MRIs and X-rays and rehabilitation techniques. If the Fellow has a California medical license, he/she can scrub in at surgery. If not, observation opportunities exist.

Please send your CV and cover letter to: Karen Sollar at [email protected].

Non-Operative Pediatric Orthopedics Fellowship

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Posted February 2023

Non-operative pediatric orthopedics is a new, emerging field of medicine that focuses on diagnosing and treating many non-surgical musculoskeletal conditions in children and adolescents. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is pleased to offer a one-year fellowship to train Board-eligible or Board-certified pediatricians, as well as family medicine or physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, to practice as specialists in non-operative pediatric musculoskeletal medicine.

Why Choose CHLA?

U.S. News & World Report has consistently named Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as a top pediatric institution since starting its Best Children’s Hospital program in 1990. Additionally, the Jackie and Gene Autry Orthopedic Center at CHLA, which houses the most comprehensive services in the Western United States, is ranked a top 10 pediatric orthopedic program in the country.

The Non-Operative Pediatric Orthopedics Fellowship is the only program of its kind of the West Coast.

Upon completing the fellowship, graduates will be prepared to join a busy pediatric orthopedic practice with competitive income potential and minimal to no call responsibilities.

Program Fast Facts

  • ACGME Accredited: No
  • Fellows per year: 1
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Postgraduate Training Required: Yes
  • CA Medical License Required
  • U.S. Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Salary: $74,900 with a competitive benefits plan

Training Details

Clinical Care:

Fellows participate primarily in outpatient patient care. Clinical responsibilities will focus on general pediatric orthopedics, but also include sports medicine, spine and rehabilitation. As a fellow, you will gain experience in fracture management in the emergency room and inpatient consultations regarding pediatric clubfoot.

Fellows work with both orthopedic surgeons and non-surgical pediatricians to understand indications for surgical referral and non-operative management of orthopedic issues.


Education occurs through didactic conferences and during patient care. Education for fellows is specifically targeted at weekly conferences. Fellows also will present on pediatric orthopedic issues to pediatric residents.


Each fellow will be required to participate in a research project during the one-year fellowship. The Jackie and Gene Autry Orthopedic Center at CHLA has a robust research program, which affords numerous opportunities to conduct research based on a fellow’s area of interest. Fellows will be expected to submit an abstract to present at a national meeting.

How to Apply

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Interested individuals can fill out the online application form here and email the Fellowship Coordinator Daryl MacLaren at [email protected]. You will be required to also submit your CV, personal statement and letters of recommendations.

Program start date of Aug. 1, 2023.

Please contact Daryl MacLaren at [email protected].edu or Fellowship Director Melissa Bent, MD, FAAP, at [email protected] if you have any questions or would like more information.

Program Leadership

Melissa Bent, MD, FAAP
Fellowship Director
[email protected]

Daryl MacLaren
Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Boston Children's Hospital - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon

Boston, MA
Posted February 2023

The Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital is seeking an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon with strong clinical skills and a strong academic focus on research and education. Training in both orthopedic sports medicine and pediatric orthopedics is preferred.

We are a multidisciplinary team of physicians, surgeons, dietitians, sports psychology clinicians, and sports podiatrists. The orthopedic sports medicine team includes seven sports medicine surgeons and cares for sports-related injuries in children, adolescents, and young adults involving the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, foot, and ankle. Specialized programs exist for concussion, running injuries, female athletes, performing artists, and sports ultrasound.

The program includes two central outpatient clinic hubs in Boston and Waltham and four satellite clinics in the metro Boston area. Surgeries are performed at the main hospital in Boston and at satellite surgery centers in Waltham, Lexington, and Medford. On-call orthopedic surgery duties are shared with pediatric orthopedic surgeons within the overall department. Research activities are coordinated within the Clinical Effectiveness Research Center (CERC).

The Division of Sports Medicine is affiliated with the Boston Ballet and the Boston Marathon. Many of our physicians are team physicians for local high school and collegiate teams.

Responsibilities include clinical practice, resident and fellow education, and clinical, translational, and/or basic science research. Salary and academic rank of instructor, assistant, or associate will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials. ABOS certification, or eligibility for ABOS certification, in both Orthopaedic Surgery and subspeciality certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine is required.

Boston Children’s Hospital is a 485-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care in Boston and is affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The Division of Sports Medicine is an international leader in the care of pediatric athletes and research.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an equal-opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send a letter of inquiry and curriculum vitae to [email protected], addressed to:

Dr. Mininder KocherChief, Division of Sports Medicine

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University Orthopedics - Orthopaedic Sports Surgeon

Providence, Rhode Island

Posted January 2023

University Orthopedics is seeking an Orthopedic Sports Surgeon to join the Providence, Rhode Island office. The position has been created by our growth in Rhode Island and partnerships with the Lifespan Hospital System. The successful candidate will have office hours in Providence, Rhode Island and operate at both Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital with some outpatient work possible at the University Orthopedics East Bay Surgery Center. The position entails some General Orthopedics as well as Sports subspecialty work. Minimum requirements include board eligible/board certified with fellowship training in Sports. Prefer candidates with experience in Sports Surgery and Trauma. Strong clinical background with a commitment to excellence in patient care is required.University Orthopedics is an academic/private practice offering partnership opportunities and a unique business model that rewards academic and clinical excellence. University Orthopedics is an equal opportunity employer EEO/AA and encourages applications from minorities and women. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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