Lower Extremity Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

Lower Extremity Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

Penn Medicine has one available position for Lower Extremity Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship. The fellowship runs from July 1 through June 30 each year.

The Penn Lower Extremity Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship provides a very active and broad based program with exceptional experience in basic and advanced reconstruction of the foot, ankle and lower extremity with combined integration of training by Plastic Surgeons that uphold a prestigious international reputation in reconstructivemicrosugery. This fellowship is conditionally recognized by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and offers an in-depth, comprehensive hands on experience with pre-operative, treatment planning, operative experience and post-operative care of patients with congenital, acquired and traumatic defects. Drs. Kovach, Serletti, D’Angelantonio, Kanchwala, and Fischer are all acknowledged leaders in their fields, and have very active practices, as well as carrying out clinical and basic research.

The exceptional facilities of the Hospital of Philadelphia inaddition to the new state of the art Level I Trauma Center at ourPresbyterian campus, coupled with the outstanding outpatient surgery facilities of the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and Presbyterian Medical Center University City coupled with the breadth of pathology that the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area offers, alongside the regional, national and international reach that the program brings fosters an exceptional background for surgical training that is unsurpassed.

For more information, you can visit their website at http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/surgery/Education/lower_extremity/program_overview.html.

Prerequisites:

  • Open to those who satisfactorily complete an accredited 3 year Podiatric Surgery residency program and are Board qualified.
  • Eligibility for PA and NJ State License

How To Apply:

Applications for the Penn Lower Extremity Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship will be accepted each year from July 1 through September 1.

Interviews will be held in September of each year. Please contact the fellowship coordinator for further details.

Please submit the following information:

  • Completed Penn Lower Extremity Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from the program director of your residency program
  • All 1st assist surgical case logs in pdf format completed during your residency

Please mail your completed Penn Lower Extremity Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship application materials to the contact information below.

Contact Information:

Attn: Kris Gallagher and Dr. Stephen J. Kovach, III
Penn Lower Extremity Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Coordinator
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
14th Floor SPE South Pavilion Extension
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: 215-662-7659
Email: Kris Gallagher

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