Training Institutions


Carol and Frank Morsani Center for Advanced Health Care

13330 USF Laurel Dr., Tampa, FL 33612 - (View website)

All Children's HospitalThe Carol & Frank Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare allows USF physicians to provide world-class health care with the most sophisticated medical equipment in the region. With a full, free standing ambulatory surgery center including eight operating rooms and five endoscopy suites, this one-stop shopping experience offers patients convenient, high quality healthcare with an emphasis on customer service

Located on the USF Tampa campus at the corner of USF Holly and USF Magnolia Drives, this six-story structure boasts 194,400 gross square feet and serves as the gateway to the USF Health quadrant of the USF Tampa Campus.

USF Health Orthopaedics Surgery & Sports Medicine Center at UCH

13601 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Suite 121, Tampa, FL 33513

USF Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine CenterThe University Community Hospital currently houses the University of South Florida Sports Medicine and Related Trauma Institute (SMART). The University of South Florida Department of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Department has been recognized by the Florida Legislature for its role in protecting the lives of Florida athletes. The University of South Florida Sports Medicine and Related Trauma Institute (SMART) was chartered to help athletes, parents, coaches and physicians understand and treat athletic-related injuries in all age groups. USF physicians care for all of the USF Intercollegiate Division I teams, and several local high schools including Hillsborough High School and Alonso High School. The USF SMART Institute provides service to the State of Florida and to the local region through community outreach, research, education and integrated care.

Tampa General Hospital

1 Tampa General Circle, Tampa, FL 33606 - (View website)

Tampa General HospitalTampa General Hospital is located approximately fifteen miles south of the USF campus. It serves as the Level 1 Trauma Center for the region, and it is a primary post-graduate training location for the USF Morsani College of Medicine. USF orthopaedic residents spend a total of six months at TGH, with a focus upon orthopaedic trauma training. Orthopaedic surgery education at TGH is provided by many of the faculty members of the Florida Orthopaedic Institute, under the supervision of Roy Sanders, M.D. (Past President of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association). Foot and ankle surgery and hand surgery training are also provided at TGH by USF full time faculty. In 2005 & 2006, orthopedic care at Tampa General received national recognition by inclusion in the U.S. News & World Report's list of America's Best Hospitals in orthopedics 2005 & 2006.

The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

12902 Magnolia Drive - Tampa, FL 33612 - (View website)

Moffitt Cancer CenterThe Division of Orthopaedics at Moffitt Cancer Center provides comprehensive, patient-oriented care for all types and stages of cancer, with special attention to technological advancement, quality of life, and education. Physicians and staff are dedicated to providing the newest and most effective care to patients while striving to blend compassion and technique in the patient-care approach.

The goals of the Division of Orthopaedics are to provide interdisciplinary care for new and established patients; developed and conduct clinical research trials that focus on radiation as the modality of treatment; establish collaborative links with appropriate basic science programs, utilize the most up-to-date equipment in the most efficient manner, and provide educational programs and training. The Division of Orthopaedic oncology holds weekly conferences to discuss cases where physician input can be obtained. The conference also functions as an educational forum for hospital staff involved in the care of patients receiving radiation treatment. This leads to highly expert, quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

The orthopaedic oncology residency training program at Moffitt Cancer Center/University of South Florida, currently consists of 2 orthopaedic oncologists who will devote sufficient professional time to teaching and supervising residents in orthopaedic oncology. The teaching staff participates in clinical discussions, rounds, conferences and didactic lectures to promote the spirit of inquiry and scholarship, and also participates in journal clubs and research conferences on a weekly basis. Residents will receive exposure to orthopaedic oncologic radiology and pathology. The faculty participates in national, professional, and scientific societies including MSTS, SSO, AAOS and FOS. The faculty will provide guidance and technical support for residents involved in research activities.

The James A. Haley Veterans Administration Hospital

12901Bruce B. Downs Blvd. - Tampa, FL 33612 - (View website)

James A Haley VA HospitalThe James A. Haley Veterans Administration hospital mission is to provide compassionate patient care, education and research, and will serve as one of the participating affiliate institutions. The hospital's participation in the resident training will be based on a clear education rationale integral to the program curriculum with clearly-stated activities and objectives. Orthopaedic faculty are qualified experts in their field and are committed to providing the highest possible quality training experience for the residents. The residents gain a unique training experience at the V.A. Hospital due to the exposure of a large representation of patients from socio-economically disadvantaged and indigent segments of society and exposure to a higher incidence of chronic diseases, significant degenerative musculoskeletal disorders, and advanced stage malignancies. The hospital is located across the street from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, connected by a walkway.

The mission statement of the James A. Haley Medical Center and Clinics is to strive for excellence as a primary, secondary, and tertiary academic health care center. The hospitals aspire to providing high quality health care to the patient population which is timely, compassionate, and comprehensive with continual benefits and services to eligible individuals in an efficient, ethical manner. This includes a full range of preventative, rehabilitative and extended care and promotes a broad base of research and education. The training faculty at the V.A. hospital consists of four orthopaedic surgeons who will devote their professional time to teaching general orthopaedics.

All Children's Hospital

801 6th Street South - St. Petersburg, FL 33701 - (View website)

All Children's hospital All Children's Hospital is in St. Petersburg, Florida, which is a short drive west from the medical school across the Tampa Bay. Residents spend three-month at All Children's Hospital during the fourth year of the training program, with a focus upon pediatric trauma and general pediatric orthopaedic care. Training faculty are qualified experts in their field and are committed to providing the highest possible quality training experience for the residents. All Children's Hospital is a leading center for pediatric treatment, education and research. The training faculty consist of four pediatric orthopaedists who will devote their professional time to teaching pediatric orthopaedics.

All Children's provides specialized care for children of all ages, from newborns through teens. It is one of the two freestanding children's hospitals in the state of Florida, and the only on Florida's west coast. More than 200 pediatric specialists and sub-specialists provide state-of-the-art medical and surgical care for children. The faculty works closely with specially trained nurses, therapists, pharmacists and other caring professionals who understand the medical, social and emotional needs of each stage of childhood and adolescence. The All Children's Hospital is recognized nationally as an outstanding clinical center in many other areas including: pediatric cancer, neonatology, immunology, cystic fibrosis, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, genetics, cleft palate and craniofacial disorders.

Lakeland Regional Medical Center / Watson Clinic

Lakeland Regional Medical Center - 1324 Lakeland Hills Boulevard - Lakeland, FL 33805 - (View LRMC website)
Watson Clinic - 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard - Lakeland, FL 33805 - (View Watson Clinic website)

Lakeland Regional Medical CenterFounded in 1916, Lakeland Regional Medical Center is a very large and busy facility, with multiple highly specialized services. Its comprehensive selection of departments focuses on all aspects of healthcare, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment and aftercare services. Lakeland Regional Medical Center provides the core of the acute orthopaedic trauma training for the residency program. Residents rotate at Lakeland at three levels during the training experience, which fosters a gradual and systematic progression of clinical and surgical skills as well as a significant opportunity for exposure to continuity of care. Orthopaedic surgical cases include a large volume of high energy multi-extremity trauma, including open fracture care and complex pelvic and acetabular surgery.

Lakeland Regional Medical Center, which is staffed from an orthopaedic perspective by the adjacent Watson clinic, serves the catchment area for a large geographical region 20 minutes East of urban Tampa. The Watson clinic is committed to the educational and training needs of an orthopaedic surgical residency, providing the core adult acute trauma training for the program.

University Community Hospital

3100 E. Fletcher Avenue - Tampa, FL 33613 - (View website)

University Community HospitalUniversity Community Hospital's (UCH) mission is to offer patients access to the most advanced technology and treatment options available. It is located directly across the street from the University of South Florida campus and two blocks from the academic offices of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

University Community Hospital is committed to the educational and training needs of the orthopaedic residency. University Community Hospital provides the core training for adult reconstructive surgery, with a very large volume of primary and revision total joint arthroplasties performed annually. This will also be a major training site for adult spine surgery, including all forms of acute, degenerative, and neoplastic disorders of the axial skeleton.

Shriners Hospital for Children

12502 Pine Drive - Tampa, FL 33612 - (View website)

Shriners Hospital for ChildrenShriners Hospitals for Children are actively involved in orthopaedic research and have been pioneers in some of the most advanced techniques for the treatment of these conditions. Shriners serve as major referral centers for complex and highly specialized orthopaedic treatments for children. Shriners Hospitals have been actively engaged in clinical research from the beginning, but in the early 1960s, the Shriners began earmarking funds for basic and clinical research. Since that time, Shriners Hospitals have been at the vanguard of orthopaedic and burn research.

Shriners Hospital's for Children has 4 board certified pediatric orthopaedic surgeons are dedicated to training residents to recognize and manage children's orthopaedic needs. Our physicians hold weekly multi-disciplinary rounds and educational conferences on a broad spectrum of pediatric conditions. Our physicians actively conduct research in both clinical and basic science areas to further advance the treatment of various pediatric conditions. The hospital has over 40 beds and high volume outpatient clinics. The hospital also has a well maintained library with a comprehensive list of orthopaedic journals and textbooks. The hospital also has a gait laboratory and active orthotic and physical therapy departments. Shriners is dedicated to providing excellent pediatric orthopaedic care and education. The residents assigned to Shriners Hospital for Children will gain an in-depth experience in routine and complex pediatric orthopaedic problems under the direction of Dr. Harry Kim.