Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Program Overview

This one-year fellowship program offers exposure to a broad spectrum of orthopaedic foot and ankle disorders at a busy Level I academic trauma center. The curriculum provides a well-rounded experience of managing operative and non-operative care to orthopaedic foot and ankle patients. It is designed to cover all aspects of adult foot and ankle disorders, as well as those topics outlined in the AOFAS recommended foot and ankle curriculum. Fellows participate in the preoperative, intra-operative and postoperative management of surgical patients as well as using advanced pedorthic, orthotic, and prosthetic techniques for non-surgical patients. Opportunities to perform basic science and clinical research are provided.

Fellows are expected to attend regularly scheduled lectures, journal club, foot conferences, and anatomy dissection sessions as well as participate in relevant research projects in conjunction with the orthopaedic biomechanics laboratory and gait laboratory. As a clinical instructor, the fellow is also responsible for teaching medical students and residents, as well as lecturing at conferences and participating in journal clubs. By the end of the fellowship, completion of two papers of publishable quality is required.


Brian C. Law, MD

Brian Law, MD
Program Director


San Francisco Match Program

This fellowship program participates in the San Francisco Match Program.

Fellow Appointment

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants for the Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship must have:

  • Successfully completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
  • Be eligible to obtain or currently hold a State of Wisconsin Medical License

Number of Position(s)

One fellowship position available each year. Faculty appointment at the rank of an Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery.


1 year (August 1 to July 31)


$68,540 (2018-2019)


MCW Terms, Conditions & Benefits of Employment

  • Insurance, Time Away From Work, Financial, Health and Wellness Learn More
  • Meals, Call Rooms, Working Environment and Laundry Learn More
  • Professional Liability Insurance – The MCW Professional Risk Management Department coordinates the professional liability self -insurance program and assures liability coverage with the Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund in excess of the primary annual limits of $1,000,000 per incident and $3,000,000 in the aggregate.

Department Benefits

  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Time and funds for approved conference attendance

How to Apply

Application Process

For more Information


Tara Fikejs, C-TAGME
Program Coordinator
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical College of Wisconsin – HUB
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
8701 W Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226-3548

Telephone: 414-955-3217
Fax: 414-955-0061