Indiana University School of Medicine’s Trauma Fellowship program offers a comprehensive surgical experience with a wide breadth of complex pathology.
Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital serves as a tertiary referral center for complex orthopaedic trauma throughout Indiana.
The following gives an idea of the average number of operatively managed fractures handled on an annual basis:
|Location||Annual Number of Operations|
|Upper extremity fracture dislocations||35|
Fellows participate in morning X-ray report and inpatient rounding. The Orthopaedic Trauma Service faculty meets every morning to review the previous afternoon/evening/overnight trauma admissions and discuss diagnosis, surgical indications, surgical approach and anticipated outcomes. The advanced practice provider staff then rounds as a team through the intensive care unit (ICU) and inpatient units. The fellows will then follow one of the attending staff either to the operating room or to the orthopaedic physician office.