Residency Program Director 

Gillian Soles, M.D., F.A.O.A., F.A.A.O.S.
Associate Professor

Dr. Soles graduated from Tufts University with a B.S. in Biology and earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed her Orthopaedic residency at Boston University, followed by a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at UC Davis Medical Center. She then pursued a second fellowship in Hip and Pelvis reconstruction and direct anterior total hip replacement with Dr. Joel Matta at Saint John's Hospital. Dr. Soles began her academic career at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where she specialized in fracture care, particularly pelvic and acetabular fractures, direct anterior total hip replacement, and revision hip surgery. She is an active member of the OTA, a fellow of the AAOS, fellow of the AOA, AO faculty, and AO North America Trauma Education Committee member.

Dr. Soles is passionate about resident and fellow education and curriculum development. Her research interests, for which she has a national reputation, include outcomes following pelvic and acetabular fractures and the treatment of femoral neck fractures. During her leisure time, she loves spending time with her husband and their Labrador retriever, Wellie.  She also loves hiking, alpine and backcountry skiing, and trail running. Recently, she ran a 50-mile race and placed 4th overall among female participants! 

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