Adult Reconstruction
Fellowship Program

Nicholas J. Giori, MD, PhD

Professor and Fellowship Director,                                  Adult Reconstruction

Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD

Associate Professor and Fellowship Assistant Director, Adult Reconstruction


The Stanford Adult Reconstruction Fellowship is located at Stanford University Hospital and the Palo Alto VA Medical Center.  It is designed to provide the fellow with a thorough and comprehensive approach to the medical and surgical management of patients with arthritic conditions affecting the hip and knee.

Clinical and laboratory research opportunities are numerous. Conference schedules include a weekly joint replacement conference and monthly journal clubs, along with weekly case conferences.

This one-year fellowship begins August 1 and ends July 31. Three non-ACGME-accredited fellowship positions are available each year.

The Stanford Adult ReconstructionFellowship accepts applications through the SF Match Program.

Applicants must have a current California State Medical License and be board-eligible, with the satisfactory completion of an approved orthopaedic residency training program.  This requires two years of ACGME-accredited training in the United States or Canada and completion of all three parts of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.

For more information on the requirements for obtaining a California State Medical License, please visit the Medical Board of California.

Duration: 1 year (August 1 - July 31)

Stipend: There is a stipend available.

Accreditation: This fellowship is not ACGME-accredited.

Requirements: applicant must complete an ACGME-accredited residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, and obtain a California Medical License.

For more information on the requirements for obtaining a California State Medical License, please visit the Medical Board of California.

Application Information

The Stanford Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction Fellowship accepts applications through the SF Match Program. Our fellowship interviews 1-year in advance of fellowship program participation.

Application Deadline for 2026-2027 program year:
October 31, 2024

Interview Dates for 2026-2027 program year:

Fellowship Coordinator

For further questions, please contact:

Janet Lockshin

Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Coordinator
Office: (650) 724-7614

Orthopaedic Surgery
430 Broadway Street, MC: 6342
Redwood City, CA 94063

Arthritis Journal Club

January 2024 Arthritis Journal Club with Visiting Professor Dr. Fares Haddad!

Total Joint Replacement at Stanford Hospital

As discussed by Stuart Goodman, MD, PhD

Healthcare Reform and Total Joint Replacement

Presented by Stanford Hospital's Dr. James Huddleston

Grant Awards

The Stanford Adult Reconstruction Fellowship program is a proud grant recipient of the OMeGA Medical Grants Association, the Smith & Nephew Grants Program, and the AAHKS Fellowship Education Improvement and Innovation Program.


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