Adult Reconstructive
Hip and Knee Fellowship
Adult Reconstructive
Hip and Knee Fellowship
Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee Fellowship
Richard Illgen II, MD
Co-Program Director
Matthew Squire, MD
Co-Program Director

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin – Madison Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee Surgery. Thank you for taking the time to seek out our program and learn more about the unique opportunities that may await you should you choose to pursue your future training at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

The fellowship offers comprehensive training in primary and revision joint replacement as well as significant exposure to robotic-assisted total hip, total knee, and partial knee replacements. Surgical techniques will also include hip arthroscopy, hip joint preservation, and hip resurfacing. Surgical approaches to the hip will include training in anterior, anterior-lateral, and posterior techniques. This training opportunity includes exposure to four fulltime, fellowship-trained adult reconstructive hip and knee surgeons and one staff member trained in orthopedic oncology. Approximately 1800 adult reconstructive cases are seen each year at our institution involving a wide spectrum of pathology and levels of complexity.

In addition to the clinical responsibilities, the fellow will be expected to participate in a number of academic activities including participation in weekly departmental and divisional conferences, assisting in resident and medical student education, and scientific contribution through applied clinical or basic science research.

Thank you for your interest in our fellowship. If you have questions about our program, please contact us.


Richard L. Illgen, MD
Co-Director, Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee Surgery


Matthew W. Squire, MD, MS
Co-Director, Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee Surgery