Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Program Director Welcome

A Message from the Pitt Orthopaedics Program Directors

It is with great pleasure that we extend a warm welcome to you as you consider joining us here in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC. We understand that choosing the right institution for your education and training is a crucial decision, and we are honored that you are exploring the possibilities with us.

Our orthopaedic surgery residency education program is a model to be proud of. Our alumni and faculty strive to provide a comprehensive and cutting-edge education that will prepare you for a successful career and the ability to shine in the universe and practice environment of your choice. We respect our past but embrace our future here at Pitt and we would be honored to have you join us.

You’ll find a diverse training environment here in Pittsburgh, including two level-one trauma centers, a nationally ranked children’s hospital and our robust, world-class sports medicine program. Furthermore, everything and anything happening in healthcare innovation is happening here in Pittsburgh.

Whether you are looking to further your education to serve your hometown in a community practice, are looking to make a difference globally or are hoping to thrive and build your career in academia and foster the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons, Pitt Orthopaedics prides itself on being the best launch pad for that journey. 

We invite you to explore our program further, connect with our faculty and current residents, and discover how the University of Pittsburgh can be the foundation for a fulfilling and successful career in orthopaedic surgery and beyond.




Albert Lin, MD
Vice Chair, Education
Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
John R. Fowler Jr., MD
Associate Professor
Assistant Dean for Medical Student Research
Associate Residency Program Director
MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA
David Silver Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, UPMC Orthopaedic Service Line