6815 Noble Avenue
Van Nuys,CA 91405
(818) 901-6600
(818) 901-6680 fax

The SCOI Fellowship Program in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy and Reconstructive Surgery

This fellowship emphasizes a well-integrated approach to the diagnosis and management of the athlete in the clinic, on the field and in the OR.

Surgical experience is broad, including areas of knee, shoulder, wrist, elbow, foot and ankle, with special emphasis on arthroscopic surgery, ligament reconstruction, and reconstructive shoulder and knee surgery.

The Fellow actively participates in and plans conferences, instructional courses, and research activities. State-of-the-art clinical, audiovisual, and research facilities as well as an extensive library of videotapes, slides, articles and books are available.

Benefits of the Fellowship Program

  • The stipend is $57,500.
  • The Fellow is provided malpractice insurance, hospital and medical insurance (for self and dependents) and two weeks of vacation.
  • The Fellow is sponsored at two continuing education/academic courses.
  • Accreditation: This fellowship is ACGME accredited.


  1. Applicants must have completed an approved Orthopedic Residency.
  2. For the 2015-2016 Fellowship year, SCOI is participating in the Fellowship Match. All applications must be submitted via the San Francisco Match website at www.sfmatch.org. No applications should be mailed directly to SCOI.
  3. Interviews for the 2014-2015 year were held on Saturday, January 12, 2013.


  • Deadline for the 2015-2016 year will be November 1, 2013.
  • The program is a 53 week duration from August 1 to August 8 of the next year.

Program Contact Info:

Richard D. Ferkel, MD - Fellowship Director
Southern California Orthopedic Institute
6815 Noble Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91405
Phone: (818) 901-6600, extension 1526
Fax: (818) 901-6660
email: eobrien@scoi.com

View the SCOI Sports Medicine Fellowship Information Video:

SCOI Fellows: Go to the Fellowship Alumni page (email Eleanor for password)