Rutgers-NJMS Orthopaedic Residents Rotation Sites

University Hospital


As the NJ State Trauma Center, UH provides the principal training in management of multiply-injured patients and major orthopaedic trauma. All orthopaedic subspecialties are amply represented as well.   Residents spend time on the Orthopaedic Trauma, Spine, Oncology, Hand, Foot and Ankle, Pediatrics, Adult Reconstruction, and Sports services.  During PGY-1 thru PGY-5 years, residents will spend time on rotations occurring at University Hospital.


Overlook Hospital


During the PGY-2 and PGY-3 years, residents rotate at Overlook Hospital, which is a community based Orthopaedic Practice.  The residents work with both members of the full time faculty at New Jersey Medical School, as well as a number of part time-teaching faculty whom have offices and/or operate at Overlook Hospital.  Residents gain early operative experience in general community orthopaedic trauma as well has exposure to foot and ankle, spine, hand, sports, and adult reconstruction.


Hackensack University Hospital


During the PGY-3 and PGY-5 years, residents rotate at Hackensack University Hospital.  Residents on this rotation gain clinical experiences in adult reconstruction, sports medicine/arthroscopy, shoulder arthroplasty, and spine.  It also provides the opportunity for residents to gain experience in other subspecialties they may be interested in.


Newark Beth Israel Medical Center


During the PGY-1 and PGY-4 years residents rotate at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.   The medical center provides further exposure to Orthopaedics in a community based setting.  Residents will gain experience in general orthopaedics as well as pediatrics, sports medicine, adult reconstruction and hand surgery.


Staten Island University Hospital

During the PGY-5 year, residents rotate at SI University Hospital. Residents gain a highly focused experience with joint replacement and adult reconstruction. They are under the supervision of Dr. David Drucker, a fellowship-trained joint replacement surgeon.