Rush Spine Fellowship – At A Glance

Each fellow works with orthopaedic residents, attending surgeons and medical students.  In addition, the fellows will have teaching responsibilities throughout their experience. 

Approximate percentage of exposure to the Spine

  • Cervical: 35%
  • Thoracic: 20%
  • Lumbar: 40%
  • Other: 5%

Approximate percentage of Fellowship exposure to the Spine by diagnostic category:

  • Degenerative: 50%
  • Trauma: 5%
  • Deformity: 35%
  • Tumor: 5%
  • Other: 5%
  • Of these cases above 10% are pediatric

Approximate Division of Weekly Responsibilities:

  • Clinic: 1.5 days
  • Operating Room: 3.0 days
  • Research: 0.5 days

The Orthopedic Building
Rush University Medical Center

1611 W. Harrison Street, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-6689