Pediatric Orthopedics: Is One Fellowship Enough?

Maksim A. Shlykov, Pooya Hosseinzadeh

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Dual-fellowship–trained surgeons specializing in both pediatric and sport medicine are treating an increasing number of pediatric orthopedic injuries, making pediatric orthopedic sports medicine a potential new emerging subspecialty. With fellowship training now being the norm rather than the exception across orthopedics, it is possible that dual-fellowship training may become a prerequisite for treatment of pediatric sports medicine patients. This may impact the practices of surgeons trained in either pediatric or sports medicine alone. As the trend toward dual-fellowship training is likely to continue, future studies are needed to characterize the impact it has on patient care and training patterns.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-136
Number of pages4
JournalOrthopedic Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2021


  • Dual fellowship
  • Fellowship
  • Pediatric orthopedic surgery
  • Specialization
  • Sports medicine


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