Marc Philippon - Arthroscopic Hip Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist
Dr. Marc Philippon is an arthroscopic hip surgeon who is consistently recognized as one of the leading experts in disorders of the hip. Internationally known for treating sports related and traumatic injuries relating to the hip, he is a Partner at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado — a premiere orthopedic clinic known for using state-of-the-art techniques to treat orthopedic disorders and conditions of the joints.
He is the Co-Chief Scientific Officer, Co-Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee, Co-Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship and Director of Hip Research, at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.
As a leading consultant to the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB professional teams, Dr. Marc Philippon routinely treats high profile athletes from around the world. Athletes who consistently use powerful hip rotations such as pro-golfers, baseball players, skiers and hockey players are examples of such athletes who are at risk for hip disorders and hip injuries.
Some of his specialities include:
Dr. Philippon offers the following treatments:
He earned his medical degree from McMaster University Medical School in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1990 and completed his orthopedic surgery residency and sports medicine training at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1995. Philippon has an extensive educational background and joined the Steadman Clinic in 2005 after a successful time period at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he served as director of sports related hip disorders and was also Director of the UPMC Golf Sports Medicine Program. Previously, he was Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
He is 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. He is an Active Member with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
As one of the most notable and best orthopedic hip surgeons, he continues to publish hip-related articles that appear in scientific journals and medical publications, and he is a frequent lecturer and educator on surgeries and rehabilitation techniques relating to the hip.