Banner Good Samaritan Orthopedic Surgery Residency  

Clinical Rotations


The first year of training consists of 6 months on orthopedic surgical services and six months on related specialties:

  • Trauma Surgery
  • Surgical ICU
  • Vascular Surgery  
  • Plastics Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Motor Skills/ Anesthesia  
  • Musculoskeletal  Trauma (2)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics Surgery
  • Spine
  • Upper extremity
  • Foot and Ankle

The Orthopedic curriculum starts in the second year. Rotations are in three-month blocks.

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Adult Reconstruction
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Orthopedic Research

The third year is comprised of sub-specialty rotations:

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Pediatric Orthopedics 
  • Sports Orthopedics
  • Foot and Ankle or Hand

Residents progress to assuming senior level responsibilities

  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Hand or Foot and Ankle
  • Spine
  • Orthopedic Research

The final year of training solidifies the residents' understanding of the complexities of orthopedics:

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Adult Orthopaedics(2)
  • Sports Orthopedics  

Call Policies
All AGGME-established guidelines for work hours are strictly followed.

Operative Experience
In the Banner Orthopedic Residency, the orthopedic residents are exposed to a tremendous surgical experience in terms of breadth and complexity of operative cases. The faculty members are committed to teaching surgical techniques at the highest level that the resident is capable.

Banner Good Samaritan Orthopedic Surgery Residency
1111 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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