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Fellowship Program Name: Hughston Orthopaedic Trauma Service (HOTS)
Fellowship Director: John Floyd
Fellowship Director Email:
Program Address: John C. P. Floyd, M.D., Facs
PO Box 9517
Columbus, GA 31908-9517
Fellowship Coordinator: Cholly Minton
Fellowship Coordinator Email:
Fellowship Coordinator Phone Number: 706-494-3330
Fellowship Description: The goal of the fellowship is to provide a comprehensive educational experience in orthopaedic trauma. The fellow will refine his or her skills in the management of the orthopaedic and polytrauma patient, including prioritizing treatment and rehabilitation. The fellow will develop surgical skills in the treatment of basic and complex fractures, acute trauma care, post traumatic reconstructions of malunions, nonunions, infections, pelvic and acetabular fractures, small wire techniques, and internal and external fixators used in reconstruction. The fellow will work directly with the Program Director, John C.P. Floyd, MD to learn advanced techniques in orthopaedic trauma and pelvic and acetabular surgery, as well as secondary reconstructive procedures. Dr. Robert Harris and Dr. Fred Flandry are also mentors for the orthopaedic trauma fellowship. Dr. David Rehak and Dr. David MacDonald serve as hand surgeons on the trauma team.
# of Trauma Fellows: 1
Fellowship Period: 1 year
Accrediting Agency: OTA
# of Full-Time Faculty 3
# of Full Time Faculty - OTA Members 3
# of Yearly Orthopaedic Trauma Procedures 1644