Surgical Training & Didactic Sessions for Scientists & Training Programs

Excelen is an invaluable resource for students—and a key partner for scientists and physicians developing innovative therapies, devices, and instruments.

Surgical Training Programs

Excelen offers educational facilities for both practical, hands–on surgical training and didactic sessions in a convenient and comfortable environment. We are experienced in hosting diverse events and opportunities that are customized to fit our clients. 

Excelen also participates in academic training and education of scientists and medical professionals through participation in research projects.

Teaching Programs

Excelen can help you design teaching programs that precisely match your requirements and goals.


We work with students from all over the world, creating concentrated learning programs in a clinical setting. Contact Joan E. Bechtold for more information and application deadlines.

Fellowship Program

Excelen’s fellowship program (including the Trauma fellowship and Joint Replacement fellowship of HCMC) enables scientists and researchers of exceptional merit to expand their knowledge and capabilities. Contact Claudia Miller for more information and application deadlines: 612-873-4220 or

Mentor Connection Program

Excelen trains gifted high school students who are interested in a future in orthopaedic research, engineering, or medicine. As part of a Twin Cities Metro-wide high school program, we connect students with experienced mentors and provide hands-on learning opportunities.

Conferences and Seminars

Our facilities provide an ideal location for your organization or group’s upcoming event. We are within walking distance to restaurants, hotels, light rail, and entertainment. If you are planning an event, you can easily coordinate details and related services, including catering and lodging, through Excelen’s onsite event planner/conference manager.


We would be pleased to provide a tour of the Excelen facilities. Please contact us to schedule a convenient time.