Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program


The Orthopaedic residency program at The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences is a five-year, accredited program, which accepts four residents per year. The program recently received a commendation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for its educational excellence. Dr. Nabil Ebraheim is the Program Director and the Department Chairman.

The program strives to develop a concerned and competent orthopaedic surgeon capable of confidently pursuing a satisfying practice in general orthopaedics, as well as developing the strong cognitive and clinical foundation required for pursuing subspecialty fellowship training.

General Overview:

The first year of training (PGY 1) is a general internship consisting of:

  • Six months of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Two months of structured education in Multi-system Trauma
  • One month of structured education in Plastic Surgery/Burn Care/Intensive Care
  • One month of structured education in the following three areas: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Anesthesiology, and Rheumatology

PGY 2 through PGY 5 are spent on the Orthopaedic services, with the PGY 3 year containing a three month basic science research block and a four month rotation at the Shriners Hospital in Lexington, KY.

Thank you for your interest in our program!

Last Updated: 9/27/19