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Orthopedic Fellowship Program

The Orthopedic Fellowship Program at The CORE Institute, under the direction of Jason Scalise, M.D., offers fellows exposure to the large volume and variety of orthopedic surgical problems. Clinical experience and academic research activities are offered in a rotating format throughout various clinic locations and supervising physicians.

Candidates for The CORE Institute Orthopedic Fellowship Program are expected to have completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery in the United States. During the year-long program, fellows can expect to perform pre-operative consultations and participate actively in surgical procedures, as well as in the postoperative management of patients, in both hospital and outpatient settings.

Interested candidates may apply by sending their CV, including a personal statement, recent photo, and three letters of recommendation.

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Available Fellowships

Interventional Spine/Musculoskeletal Fellowship
A twelve month clinical fellowship. Primary emphasis on non-operative spine care. The program offers outstanding experience in pain management, interventional spine care, musculoskeletal ultrasound, electrodiagnostics, and prolotherapy.  We are a large fast-paced private orthopedic practice with six clinic locations in the Phoenix metro area, as well as four physical therapy locations and three research and development labs.  We are the premier center of excellence for orthopedic care in the state of Arizona. There may be long term employment/partnership opportunities at The CORE Institute for exceptional fellows.

Joint Arthroplasty Fellowship
This 12 month appointment will include hands-on experience with primary and revision arthroplasty of the hip and knee. Shoulder arthroplasty experience will be available at the fellow's discretion. The fellow will have exposure to several high volume fellowship-trained arthroplasty surgeons. The fellow will become adept at computer navigation techniques and state of the art minimally invasive exposures. There will be exposure to complex tumor and limb-sparing prostheses, as well as complex revisions for both the hip and knee, pelvic cages, and periacetabular osteotomy, by one of the world's foremost hip and knee reconstructive surgeons. There will be extensive primary reconstruction experience as well. It will be expected that the fellow participate in at least one research project every six months and academic expectations include at least one publication in a peer-reviewed journal. The fellow will present cases and topics at grand rounds during the course of the year. This fellowship is designed to prepare the serious, motivated candidate for the efficiencies necessary for a successful private practice or the academic rigors of an academic practice. There may be long term employment/partnership opportunities at The CORE Institute for exceptional fellows.

Shoulder & Elbow Fellowship
The shoulder and elbow fellowship at The CORE Institute is designed to prepare the fellow for reconstruction of complex shoulder and elbow disorders. The fellow will work with several fellowship trained and academically active surgeons. There will be training in arthroscopic surgery including rotator cuff repair and management of instability. There will be extensive training in shoulder arthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty with several busy internationally recognized shoulder and elbow surgeons. The elbow experience will involve post-traumatic reconstructions, radial head arthroplasty, and elective training in elbow arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction. The fellow will be expected to participate in a minimum of one clinical and one basic science research project which will submitted for publication. A state of the art motion analysis laboratory and research team is available for collaboration and creation of unique projects. There will be exposure to high school, collegiate, and professional athletes with specific attention to overhead throwing athletes. This well-rounded fellowship is designed for serious candidates interested in high volume private practice and elite level academic practice opportunities. There may be long term employment/partnership opportunities at The CORE Institute for exceptional fellows.

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