Combined Adult Reconstruction/Trauma (CAR/T) Fellowship

Program Overview

Our traumaplasty program was developed in 2013 in addition to our existing North Star Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship. The Combined Adult Reconstruction & Trauma Fellowship experience is a 12 month unique training in both the operative and clinical management of adult reconstruction combined with orthopaedic trauma. The program places an emphasis on all aspects of adult reconstruction surgery including primary and revision joint replacement, post-traumatic hip and knee reconstruction as well as simple and complex orthopaedic trauma including periprosthetic fractures.

Program Information

The Fellow will participate in 2 rotations during the fellowship year spending a total of 6 months per rotation. The rotations will alternate every three months and will include Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater, TRIA Orthopedics in Woodbury, Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis and United Hospital in St. Paul.

Requirements

Pre-requisite resident education requires the completion of a North American certified orthopaedic residency and a Minnesota licensure.

How To Apply

Regions Combined Adult Reconstruction & Trauma Fellowship program participates in the Adult Hip/Knee fellowship match program.

For more information and an application, please visit the SF Match website.

Current Class of 2021-2022

Dr. Patrick Riggle

Combined Adult Reconstruction/Trauma Fellowship
Dr. Patrick Riggle
Residency: Dr. Patrick Riggle

Dr. Edwin Rosado Hernandez

Combined Adult Reconstruction/Trauma Fellowship
Dr. Edwin Rosado Hernandez
Residency: University of Puerto Rico

Core Faculty

Khalid A. Azzam, MD

Khalid A. Azzam, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Azzam specializes in adult hip and knee reconstruction as well as trauma procedures.

  • Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction: Rush University Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma: Regions Hospital/University of Minnesota
  • Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AO) Trauma, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Orthopedic Trauma Association

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Gennadiy Busel, MD

Gennadiy Busel, MD Orthopedic Traumatologist, Allina Health, Abbott Northwestern and United Hospitals

Dr. Busel is a full-time orthopaedic traumatologist operating out of Abbott Northwestern and United Hospitals. His area of clinic interest is in orthopaedic trauma including polytrauma, periarticular fractures as well as pelvic and acetabular fractures.

  • Residency:St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology: Florida Orthopaedic Institute
  • Professional Affiliations: Orthopaedic Trauma Association, AOTrauma, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Physicians

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Dr. Huang, MD

Dr. Huang

Dr. Huang specializes in adult hip, knee and shoulder reconstruction.

  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction: St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Professional Affiliations: Minnesota Orthopaedic Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Minnesota Medical Association

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Erik Lund, MD

Dr. Erik Lund, MD

Orthopedic Traumatologist, Allina Health, Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Dr. Lund is a full-time orthopaedic traumatologist operating out of Abbott Northwestern Hospital. His area of clinic interest is in orthopaedic trauma.

  • Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
  • Fellowship in Hand Surgery: Florida Orthopaedic Institute
  • Professional Affiliations:AOTrauma, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Wisconsin Orthopedic Society

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Scott B. Marston, MD

Scott B. Marston, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Dr. Marston’s expertise includes arthritis and joint replacement surgery using the newest techniques in minimally invasive hip and knee, as well as revision total hip and knee replacement surgeries, along with periprosthetic fracture management.

  • Residency: University of Minnesota
  • Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction: Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Professional Affiliations: Clinical Member, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member, American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons

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Dr. Pittman, MD

Dr. Pittman

Dr. Pittman specializes in adult hip and knee reconstruction.

  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction: Carolinas Medical Center Program, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC
  • Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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