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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

J. Lawrence Marsh, MD, Chairman

Iowa City

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Contact Us

Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Clinic, Pappajohn Pavilion
Elevator I, Lower Level
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 1-319-353-6747
Fax: 319-353-6754
Email: ortho-residency@healthcare.uiowa.edu