Hinsdale Orthopaedics (IBJI) Foot and Ankle Fellowship

Program Director:
Brian Burgess, DPM, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:
Ed Ratkovich, DPM, FACFAS
Jon Hook, DPM, AACFAS
Dave Garras, MD

Post Graduate Fellow:
2020-2021: Curt Martini, DPM, AACFAS

Hinsdale Orthopaedics a Division of IBJI
951 Essington Rd
Joliet, IL  60435
Phone: (815) 207-4357
Fax:
(630) 794-8604
Email:
bburgess@ibji.com

Website:
hinsdale-orthopaedics.com

Number of Positions:
One surgical/clinical fellow

Duration:
One year

Program Start and End Dates:
July 1 – June 30

Application Deadline:
November 1

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form

Stipend:
$52,500

Position Locations:
Joliet, IL; New Lenox, IL; Mokena, IL; Westmont, IL  

Research Requirements:    
Submission of one article to The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery (JFAS); submission of two poster presentations to the ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference.

Program Summary/Training Goals:

  • Surgically, the fellow will build on their training with participation in complete foot and ankle trauma, hindfoot reconstruction, forefoot reconstruction and a variety of elective and non-elective cases with DPM and MD attendings associated with large private practice orthopaedic groups (400-600 cases / year).
  • Clinically, the fellow will participate in the conservative treatment of common conditions, pre-operative and post-operative management of patients, common billing practices and clinical operations to build on their current skills and learn how to run a successful practice.
  • Educationally, the fellow will participate in monthly journal clubs, monthly case presentations and regional meetings.
  • The fellow will also be involved in developing publishable research.

Educational Opportunities

Upcoming