Program Overview

Welcome to the Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program at St. Vincent Medical Center. The residency is a five-year program that is approved to accept three new residents per year. Our mission is to provide the medical knowledge, clinical skill and dedication to lifelong learning necessary to become a general orthopedic surgeon in a tertiary care center or in the community setting, as well as equipped to gain any fellowship opportunities desired. This program provides a broad exposure to orthopedic surgery cases in a tertiary center, as well as several community hospitals.

Program Aims 

  • To achieve and maintain further excellence in the training of orthopedic surgeons in patient care, surgery and research. 
  • To provide the physician with the basic information, skill and motivation necessary to become a general orthopedic surgeon. 
  • Provides a broad exposure to orthopedic surgery cases in a tertiary center as well as several community hospitals. 
  • Provide an organized, progressive education experience with increasing patient care responsibilities over a five-year period, in a setting which has a diverse patient population and a teaching staff with professional ability, enthusiasm and commitment to teaching. 
  • Assumes responsibilities for compassionate, safe and effective care of patients, consistent with the resident’s level of education and experience. 
  • To promote ongoing acquisition of medical knowledge, each resident is expected to participate fully in the educational and scholarly activities of the residency program. 
  • Required to assume responsibility for teaching and supervising other residents and medical students.

Accreditation Status

Program Name: Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program
ACGME ID number: 2603800183
Accreditation Status: Initial Accreditation
Next Site Visit: December 2021
Length of Training: 5 years
Approved Resident Positions: 15, accepts three residents per year