Orthopedic resident assists with a surgery at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona.

Graduate medical education in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic

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The five-year Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, provides you with the ability to evaluate musculoskeletal pathology and treat the majority of orthopedic conditions.

The program includes extensive clinical experience as well as didactic and research training. Through the course of the residency, you gradually assume increasing responsibility for patient care.

Video: The Arizona Experience


Video: The Arizona Experience


The program fulfills the training requirements as defined by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.


After successfully completing the program, you are eligible to take the certification examinations offered by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Program history

Mayo Clinic's Orthopedic Surgery Residency in Arizona began in 2015. Two trainees will complete this program annually.

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