Orthopedics | Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Preservation

A fellowship in adolescent and young adult hip preservation surgery is offered by the Child and Young Adult Hip Preservation Program, within the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center at Boston Children’s Hospital. The fellowship is a 12-month experience.

The fellowship candidate should have completed a recognized orthopedic residency program. An established interest in hip joint preservation is assumed. A certificate of recognition will be awarded to the fellow upon satisfactory completion of the fellowship program.

The hip joint preservation fellowship experience based at Boston Children’s provides an intensive clinical exposure to a variety of disorders of the pediatric, adolescent, and young adult hip. The referral base is national and international. There is exposure to cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, including ultrasound assessment of hip dynamics, CT analysis of hip deformity and MR analysis of labral and articular cartilage pathology. Direct experience in periacetabular osteotomy, a variety of proximal femoral osteotomies, surgical hip dislocations and hip arthroscopy will be provided. Clinical and/or basic research work in conjunction with the fellowship is encouraged and supported.

Please see the orthopedic fellowship in hip joint preserving surgery application, in PDF format, for submission by mail.

Contact information

For additional questions please contact our fellowship coordinator:

Alaina McLaughlin, C-TAGME