Marc Philippon (Author of Arthroscopic Techniques of the Hip)Dr. Marc Philippon, is recognized worldwide for his work as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine/hip disorders, and particularly for his pioneering work in the advancement of hip arthroscopy. He is a Managing Partner at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado, and is the Director of Hip Research at The Steadman Philippon Research Institute, a global leader in orthopedic research. Dr. Philippon joined The Steadman Clinic in 2005 after serving various successful tenures at hospitals in Pennsylvania and Florida.
Dr. Philippon earned his medical degree with an academic scholarship from McMaster University Medical School in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1990, and completed an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1995. He joined the Steadman Clinic in 2005.
He served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and later was the Director of Sports Related Hip Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he was also Director of the UPMC Golf Medicine Program.
Dr. Philippon is internationally known for performing joint preservation techniques utilizing arthroscopic hip surgery to treat painful joint injuries. He performs operates on high-level athletes who constantly use powerful hip rotation, as well as amateur athletes and others with. PGA golfers, as well as professional baseball, football and hockey players who partake in these specific sports are prone to acute and chronic injuries of the hip joint. Dr. Philippon is a consultant to the NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB professional teams. His innovative treatments for PGA golfers and professional athlete patients have been widely covered by the media.
Dr. Philippon’s research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals. His study, “The Relationship Between Offset Angle Alpha and Hip Chondral Injury in Femoroacetabular Impingement” was one of the top ten articles most cited by the Arthroscopy Journal between 2008 and 2011. He also contributed to a 2010 International Olympic Committee (IOC) consensus paper on the use of platelet-rich plasma in sports medicine by reviewing evidence to evaluate the use of PRP for treating a number of injuries and conditions. Dr. Philippon has published numerous other scientific articles in sports medicine and orthopedic journals and is a well-known presenter at global sports medicine and orthopedic meetings.
Dr. Philippon has performed surgery in 15 countries and currently serves on numerous executive boards, including the USSA, NHLPA, Royal Spanish Tennis Federation, The Steadman Philippon Research Institute, and ISHA. He is an active member with the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is also a Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a Master Instructor with the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Masters Experience Hip Course, and a Member of the Herodicus Society.
Dr. Philippon lives with his wife and three children in Edwards, Colorado. He enjoys spending time with his family and participating in sports such as golf and skiing.
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