In 2022, FREIDA™ users tallied more than 98,000 views of orthopaedic surgery residency programs. In this list, we pare the 207 programs down to the 10 orthopaedic surgery residency programs ranked at the top for user interest.
Rankings are based on identified medical student activity on FREIDA™, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®, from Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2022. FREIDA allows medical students to search for a residency or fellowship from more than 13,000 programs—all accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
Orthopaedics is the study of diseases and disorders of the muscles, ligaments, tendons and bones of the body in patients of all ages. This encompasses fractures, injuries and diseases of the spine, pelvis, arms and legs.
Orthopaedics is a rewarding career for those who choose to enter this surgical subspecialty. The surgeries performed typically are among the most reliable, cost-effective procedures in health care. In many cases, patients achieve relief of their symptoms within several weeks to months after surgery, and quickly return to their preoperative function.