Stanford Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Welcome To Our Program


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.

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Congratulations Class of 2024!


2024 Stanford Medical Education Award

Congratulations to Julius Bishop, MD, Associate Residency Program Director, who received the Arthur L. Bloomfield Award in Recognition of Excellence in the Teaching of Clinical Medicine. This award honors faculty, who have made outstanding contributions to MD student education in the 2023-2024 academic year.


Fellowship Match!

Congratulations to our PGY 4's on an incredible match!

George Bugarinovic: USC - Sports

Ian Hollyer: Boston Childrens - Peds

Cierra Hong: Duke - Joints

Ana Hunt: Emory - Trauma

David Ivanov: HSS - Trauma

Taylor Johnson: Texas Scottish Rite - Peds

Galvin Loughran: Vandy - Sports


Welcome, Class of 2029!


R Lane Smith Visiting Professorship

April 17, 2024

Farshid Guilak, PhD honored our department, presenting on the topic, "Engineering New Cell-Based Therapies for Arthritis."

Dr. Guilak is the Mildred B. Simon Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis and Director of Research at Shriners Hospitals for Children. Additionally he has a highly regarded national and international presence as an American Engineer and Orthopedic Researcher. 

We are grateful for his time and for sharing his renowned knowledge and expertise with our department.


Resident Research Day!

March 2024

A phenomenal Resident Research Day held last Saturday! We are thankful for our esteemed visiting professor, faculty, and outstanding residents for their contributions, talks, and research presentations!

Donald A. Nagel, MD Visiting Professor: Dr. Bert Mandelbaum, Cedars Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute

Annual Resident Research Day Chair: Dr. Seth Sherman, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Left to right: Dr. Seth Sherman, Dr. Bert Mandelbaum, Dr. William Maloney

Left to right: Dr. Bert Mandelbaum, Dr. Steven Frick


Augustus White III, MD
DEI Visiting Professor

Thank you to Dr. Scott E. Porter, MD, MBA, FACS, FAOA for presenting at Grand Rounds March 6, 2024 as our Augustus White III, MD DEI Visiting Professor. What a great topic on “The Diversity Tapout.” 


AAOS 2024!


Ortho Sports Medicine
Visiting Professor Day

January 17, 2024