Program description

The Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic is a one-year clinical opportunity that provides a comprehensive educational experience. The mentorship learning model utilizes the experience of a group of nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field.

During the Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, you evaluate and treat a wide variety of athletic injuries to the knee, shoulder, hip, elbow and ankle using state-of-the-art arthroscopic techniques. The latest advances in multiligament knee reconstruction, meniscus transplantation, cartilage regeneration, rotator cuff and labral repair, elbow ligament reconstruction, and hip arthroscopy are among the large variety of procedures highlighted during the fellowship year.

Mayo Clinic has a rich research heritage that provides sports medicine fellows with excellent opportunities for clinical and translational research. You also have the opportunity to teach orthopedic residents and medical students.

Team and event coverage opportunities include semi-professional and college football, hockey, baseball and soccer teams.


The Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship fulfills the requirements for training as stated by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education through the Residency Review Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery.

July 24, 2014