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Comprehensive Orthopaedic Care

Restoring lives through excellence in patient-centered, comprehensive care while educating future generations.

Medical Education

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

Our department offers a comprehensive, five-year, ACGME-accredited residency in orthopaedic surgery.

University of Florida orthopaedic surgery residents at UF Health Jacksonville

Podiatry Residency

Through our hospital affiliate, UF Health Jacksonville, our department supports a three-year podiatric residency.

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Medical Student Education

Our department offers clerkship rotations for third- and fourth-year medical students.

University of Florida medical students

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Patient Care

Osteoporosis and Bone Health (Podcast)

Elizabeth Cook, APRN, with UF Health Orthopaedic Surgery, discusses women’s bone health and osteoporosis as part of the Prime of Your Life health series for women.

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News & Events

Mastery of bones and joints – a resident’s reflection

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Orthopaedic surgeon Obafunto Abimbola, MD, MPH, continues fellowship while looking back on five-year residency program at UF COMJ.   There is nothing like...

Dougherty acclimating to UF; plans to grow orthopaedics department

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Limb fractures, dismemberment and other severe injuries suffered in combat can impact a soldier’s life immensely. Many undergo amputations and have to adj...

Paul Dougherty, MD, named chair of UF department of orthopaedic surgery in Jacksonville

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The University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville has appointed Paul Dougherty, MD, as chair of the department of orthopaedic surgery and rehab...