Department and Faculty
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, includes a group of more than 45 surgical, research and clinical consultants. Our physicians work in an integrated and cooperative group practice that cares for more than 80,000 patients annually. This department consistently maintains an excellent reputation in the orthopedic community and in consumer ratings.
In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields. You have direct access to the orthopedic surgery faculty at Mayo Clinic throughout the Spine Surgery Fellowship.
The orthopedic spine faculty includes:
You also work with several colleagues in the Department of Neurologic Surgery.
Advisers and mentors
You are assigned a faculty adviser who can provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. Your adviser also serves as a contact point, introducing you and your family to Rochester and the Mayo Clinic system.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.