Welcome to Our Program

The UNM Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program is a five-year training program fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education. It accepts five residents annually through the National Resident Matching Program. Learn more about our 2017-22 selectees.

Our program graduates now practice orthopaedic surgery throughout the world, in both private practice and academic settings. More than 75% pursue further training in various fellowships. And, in the past 20 years, 94% of our residents have passed both Parts I and II of their Boards on first attempt.

Major Teaching Hospital and Only Level-1 Trauma Center

The major teaching hospital for the program is the University of New Mexico Hospital, which includes a full-compliment of children's services with treatment areas at the Main hospital and nearby at Carrie Tingley Children's Outpatient Hospital. The nearby Veteran’s Administration Medical Center (VAMC) and Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) provide additional sites for resident rotations. These affiliated hospitals provide a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal problems and pathology related to all ages.

Who We Are