Welcome to the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Thank you for your interest in the Yale Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program! The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Yale School of Medicine is a program that is rich in tradition, history and accomplishments. As a department, we have benefitted from remarkable stability under the leadership of only 2 Department Chairmen in the last 50 years, including our current Chair, Dr. Gary Friedlaender. We have produced a diverse group of alumni who practice all over the world and many are leaders in their respective disciplines. 

Teaching Orthopedics Education

Program Structure

The Yale Orthopaedic Surgery Residency offers comprehensive training, abundant research opportunities, and a warm collegial environment. Learn more about our program here.

Jamaica OrthoGlobal

Yale Ortho Global Health and Outreach

The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the Yale School of Medicine has developed programs to provide care to underserved populations around the world. Get involved here.

How to Apply

Yale-New Haven Hospital orthopaedic residency program is sponsored by the Yale-New Haven Hospital and approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.


Gary Friedlaender, MD

Dr. Friedlaender received his BA and MD degrees from the University of Michigan and his orthopaedic...