Residency opportunities

The foot and ankle specialists play an integral part in the orthopaedic surgery residency programs available at Northwell Health. Team members work with residents in the orthopaedic surgery residency programs at North Shore University Hospital and Plainview Hospital, giving them experience in the operative management of patients.

Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwell Health

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell’s Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery provides a comprehensive onsite experience in all aspects of orthopaedic surgery, including basic science and clinical orthopaedic surgery with a strong emphasis in basic science and clinical research.

Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Plainview Hospital

The Plainview Hospital Department of Orthopaedics offers a five-year training program in orthopaedic surgery. This program is exclusively for osteopathic medicine physicians.

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The surgeons bring the most promising procedures to the operating room every day, backed by Northwell Health’s own extensive research studies. The foot and ankle program is actively pursuing research projects, including a retrospective study of ankle fractures for syndesmotic injury and a study focusing on inpatient versus outpatient settings for ankle fracture treatment.

Learn more about foot and ankle-related clinical trials.

Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute

The Orthopaedic Institute offers a full range of services — including evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitative care — for illnesses and injuries affecting your bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons.