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Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship

Orthopedic Knee and Hip Surgery Fellowship

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

The program is designed to provide a comprehensive experience in the surgical management of arthritic conditions of the hip and knee. The fellowship provides extensive experience in surgical procedures including primary and revision total knee and hip arthroplasty, partial knee arthroplasty, custom knee replacements and robotics. There is an emphasis on direct anterior approach to total hip arthroplasty including revision. The program is designed for the fellow to gain a thorough experience in joint replacements and be well prepared to build a surgical practice in an academic or private setting.

With one fellow per year, the program offers an individualized approach. The fellow will rotate with three faculty members during the year obtaining a high volume, in depth and personalized surgical experience. Besides teaching the necessary technical aspects that lead to a skilled and confident surgeon, the art of taking care of patients is emphasized.

Furthermore, the fellow is encouraged to participate in on going investigator-initiated clinical studies.

The program also includes an academic affiliation with The Florida International University (FIU) Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.

This program is currently seeking ACGME-accreditation for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Application Requirements

The program participates in the San Francisco Match program. The deadline for application is November 1. Further information regarding the application process can be obtained through their website http://www.sfmatch.org.

All applicants must be a graduate of a United States ACGME-accredited orthopaedic residency program, be board-eligible and qualify for an unrestricted Florida medical license. Visa applicants are not accepted at this time.

Applications should be received 19 months prior to the start of the fellowship and interviews are conducted in January, February or March of the ensuing year. A great deal of emphasis will be placed on the interviews. Each applicant will be interviewed by the full time faculty and have general sessions with the fellow's currently participating in the program. Applicants will be ranked and then submitted to the San Francisco Match, which will be in compliance with the recruitment and selection policies.

Curriculum summary

The Fellows will work on a one-to-one basis with the attending staff and will be exposed to over 800 cases during the training period, with heavy emphasis on complex primary and revisions surgeries. The fellowship is unique in its vast experience in custom knee arthroplasty and substantial exposure to direct anterior approach both in primary and revision hip arthroplasty. Access to in house cadaver lab is available.


Giovanni Paraliticci, M.D.

Giovanni Paraliticci, M.D.
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Program Director

Juan Carlos Suarez, M.D.

Program Coordinator

Maria Claudia Corradine


Phone: (786) 268-6238

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Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

The Institute provides comprehensive orthopedic services using innovative technologies including minimally invasive treatments. Our pediatric orthopedic specialists and surgeons provide the full range of treatments and services for children, from fractures and sports-related injuries to scoliosis and other spinal problems and conditions such as cerebral palsy.

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