Orthopedic Surgery Residency


It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Iowa Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program website. We appreciate you taking the opportunity to explore what our program has to offer. We think we have compiled some valuable information that will help you in the process of selecting an orthopedic training program best suited for your needs.

University of Iowa's Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is proud of its long history of providing an outstanding, well-rounded orthopedic education. Our program is recognized locally, nationally, and internationally as one of the most remarkable places to learn the foundational principles of orthopedic surgery.

Our program is located within the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, one of the largest and greatest teaching hospitals in the world. It is in Iowa City, Iowa, which is a thriving mid-sized college town. Please feel free to take a closer look at our program, department, people, and Iowa. Contact us at ortho-residency@healthcare.uiowa.edu, if you have further interests or questions.

Matthew Karam, MD, Residency Director

Heather Kowalski, MD, Associate Residency Director

J. Lawrence Marsh, MD, Chairman