Skip to main content
CSS do not delete

Why Choose Our Residency?


Program Highlights


5-year American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery pass rate


Affiliated hospitals in our academic health system


Resident-to-faculty ratio

Program Overview

How to Apply

Learn about the application process and deadlines.

Apply Now

Training Sites

View a list of our training sites including affiliate hospitals.

Learn More

Meet our residents

Meet our current orthopedic surgery residents

Meet our Residents

Welcome, New Interns!

Claire Bonnyman, M.D.

Claire Bonnyman, MD
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Alexander Chang, M.D.

Alexander Chang, MD
Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Karch Smith, M.D.

Karch Smith, MD
Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine at the University of Utah

Aaron Tran, M.D.

Aaron Tran, MD
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix

Brendan O'Leary, M.D.

Brendan O'Leary, MD
Tulane University School of Medicine


Congratulations, 2023 graduates!


Kathryn Dwight, MD
Fellowship: Trauma
Emory University


Roland Howard, MD
Fellowship: Sports Medicine
Rothman Orthopaedic Institute


John Kozy, MD
Fellowship: Joint Reconstruction
Northwestern University


Carey Politzer, MD
Fellowship: Joint Reconstruction
UC San Francisco

Andrew Zogby, MD
Fellowship: Sports Medicine
Kaiser San Diego


Living in San Diego

Enjoy beach weather year-round in San Diego, CA, one of the nation's top academic medical systems and biotechnology hubs.

Explore Life As a Resident