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Orthopedic Surgery

About the Program

Residency Overview

As a five-year program, residents are given the opportunity for increasing responsibility as they gain experience and knowledge for each rotation. The overall goal of the residency is for the resident to obtain the necessary knowledge and experience during the five-year program to successfully complete the certifying exams of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and to enter the practice of orthopaedic surgery as a well-trained, highly competent orthopaedic surgeon. This program is a Fully Accredited ACGME Program and we are AOA certified.

Quick Facts

Program duration: 5 years
Approved positions: 10
Current filled positions: 9

Program Director

Paul Drouillard, DO

Dr. Drouillard

Dr. Drouillard is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. He is also fellowship trained in joint replacement and trauma. Dr. Drouillard provides a full range of treatment for musculoskeletal disorders, including minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Drouillard received his doctorate from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Garden City Hospital. Dr. Drouillard completed a fellowship in Trauma and Adult reconstructive Surgery. Currently, he is the program director through Michigan State University at Garden City Hospital campus. His professional memberships include the AOA, AOAOS and the MOAOS.



The PGY-1 rotations include:

A minimum of three months of structured education in surgery, to include:

  • General Surgery
  • General Surgery Trauma
  • Plastic/Hand Surgery
  • Vascular surgery

A minimum of one month of structured education in at least three of the following:

  • Emergency medicine
  • Medical/cardiac intensive care
  • Internal medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Intensive care
  • A maximum of six months of orthopaedic surgery


  • General Orthopedics
  • Trauma
  • Orthopedic Hand


  • General Orthopedics
  • Spine Surgery
  • Pediatrics


  • Trauma
  • Foot and ankle


  • General Orthopedics