Henry Ford Allegiance Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship

Program Director:                            
Tudor R. Tien, MD, AOFAS

Other Program Faculty:      
Dresden Beier, DPM, AACFAS (Co-Director)

Post Graduate Fellows:
2016-2017: Keleigh Muxlow, DPM

Henry Ford Allegiance Orthopaedics
205 N East Ave.
Jackson, MI  49201
(517) 205-7164
(517) 817-7050
Email: AH.GME@allegiancehealth.org

Number of Positions:                          
One position

One year

Program Start and End Dates:          
July 1- June 30

Application Deadline:                         
November 1

Program Application
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form

Position Location:                           
Jackson, Michigan

Research Requirements:    
Must have a minimum of one publishable paper prior to the end of the fellowship training year. Must submit scholarly work to the ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference.

Program Summary/Training Goals:

  • The fellowship has a high volume of patient-oriented care that includes great exposure to all facets of foot and ankle surgery to include trauma, fracture care (adult and pediatric), limb salvage, reconstructive surgery and sports medicine of the lower extremity.
  • As a fellow you have the opportunity to work with other orthopaedic/podiatric surgeons in the practice.
  • High case volume with approximately 650-750 cases a year.
  • The fellow will have staff privileges and will divide their time evenly between OR/clinic which is approximately 2.5 days in each setting.
  • The fellow will have two months to dedicate to research during the year, however the fellow will still continue to operate in the OR and have a call schedule during these months.
  • The fellow will participate in resident education as residents rotate through the department monthly.
  • At the end of the fellowship training the fellow will have gained an expanded knowledge base of inpatient and outpatient surgical management with an emphasis on reconstructive surgery and traumatology of the foot and ankle.

Educational Opportunities