Stanford Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program

For Applicants

For Residents

What's Coming Up!



A Letter from our Program Director

Raffi Avedian, MD

Welcome to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford!

We are excited that you have chosen the path of Orthopaedics, and look forward to having you in this amazing field.

The Curriculum

The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program is a five-year comprehensive program. In the PGY-1 year, the resident partakes in a surgical internship consisting of 24 weeks in orthopaedic surgery and 28 weeks in various disciplines including anesthesiology, general surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, physical medicine and rehab, and vascular surgery.

Resident life

Stanford University is located in the Bay Area of California, with campus located in between two major highways (101 and 280) this allows incoming residents to look for housing around campus but also within the surrounding areas.