PMR OP Ortho Rotation

PMR OP Ortho Rotation

PM&R Residency Program Manual
PM&R Resident Rotation Descriptions

PM&R Program Outpatient Orthopaedic Rotation – UVA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Center, Fontaine Research Park
In this rotation PM&R residents have the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients in busy outpatient orthopaedic clinics.

Goals and Objectives:

  • Perform a history and physical examination on patients with injuries to the hand, spine, and extremities.
  • Understand appropriate radiographic and laboratory studies that are helpful for diagnosing various orthopaedic injuries.
  • Become familiar with the prescription of detailed rehabilitation programs for common orthopaedic injuries and disease processes.
  • Develope the ability to work as a member of the orthopaedic team.


  • Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders - A. Bobby Chhabra, MD
  • Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstructive Surgery - Thomas E. Brown, MD
  • Spine Surgery - Francis Shen, MD
  • Adult Orthopaedic Trauma and Sports Medicine -David M. Kahler, MD