HCA Florida Westside Hospital (formerly Westside Regional Medical Center)
Westside Regional Medical Center/Plantation General Hospital/Outpt Surg Services/Surg Center of Coral Springs/Miami Lakes Surgery Center/University Hospital/Weston Outpatient Surgical Center
Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, and Pathology
AO Basic/Advanced Training, Arthroscopy Courses, ACFAS surgical courses,
Opportunity to do elective rotations in any field.
Reconstructive Surgery (joint replacement, external fixation, arthroscopy, trauma, ankle, hindfoot and forefoot reconstruction), Didactics, Research, and Wound care.
State of the art newly built GME building. ACLS, BLS, PALS, In-Service exams, and NBPME Part III all covered in addition to CME allowance.
None. Visitation is highly recommended but is not required.
The Westside Regional Medical Center Residency is a 3-year high-volume PMSR-RRA program with an emphasis in surgery (joint replacement, external fixation, arthroscopy, trauma, ankle, hindfoot and forefoot reconstruction), didactics, and research. Residents are responsible for taking all emergency room call for pathology below the tibial tuberosity. Residents perform 1000+ surgical cases, and 2,000+ surgical procedures at 6 different locations along with 1500+ office encounters. There are numerous weekly academics, journal club, sawbones workshops, and cadaver labs. Upon graduation, residents average 2 manuscript publications in nationally recognized journals, and are prepared to enter competitive fellowships, large multi-speciality/orthopedic groups, or private practice. The program accepts three residents yearly. A 4th year Fellowship is also sponsored by the hospital.