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 (3)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics Surgery
  • 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 
  • Orthopaedics Sports Medicine
  • Hand

Residents progress to assuming senior level responsibilities

  • Adult Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Surgery of the Spine
  • Orthopedic Research

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

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Adult reconstruction
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedics Sports Medicine

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.

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