Fellows rotate for four months at the Shriners Hospital for Children and eight months at the Texas Children’s Hospital.
Texas Children's Hospital
The Texas Children’s Hospital, an approximately 456-bed facility, is the largest pediatric hospital in the United States. This institution provides a comprehensive experience in the clinical and surgical management of scoliosis, congenital disorders, trauma, and developmental abnormalities. On this rotation the fellows’ time is composed of approximately 40 percent inpatient, 50 percent ambulatory/clinic, and 10 percent didactics.
Shriners Hospital for Children
The Shriners Hospital for Children, a 40-bed facility, is devoted to the care of children with musculoskeletal disorders and their accompanying multi-system issues. This rotation provides a broad clinical experience encompassing scoliosis and other spinal disorders; cerebral palsy; myelodysplasis; congenital foot, knee and hip abnormalities; limb length discrepancy; limb deficiencies and prosthetics; upper extremity disorders; grown and development issues; and genetic and metabolic conditions. On this rotation the fellows’ time is also composed of approximately 40 percent inpatient, 50 percent ambulatory/clinic, and 10 percent didactics.