Arthroscopic Techniques of the Hip


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Bryan T. Kelly, MD, is an assistant attending surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery specializing in non-arthritic and athletic hip injuries. He also has an academic appointment as assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital and is co-director of the Center for Hip Preservation at Hospital for Special Surgery. Greater than 70% of his surgical practice consists of arthroscopic management of labral and chondral injuries and femoroacetabular impingement deformities around the hip. He has more than 60 peer-reviewed publications within the field of orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and non-arthritic hip pathology. He is a regular contributor to scientific symposia, instructional course lectures, and podium presentations at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). He is an active member of AANA and AOSSM, a fellow of the AAOS, and designated master instructor in hip arthroscopy at the Orthopaedic Learning Center through AANA. He is an associate team physician for the New York Giants and the New York Red Bulls soccer team, as well as consulting team physician for hip injuries for the New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks, and a wide variety of collegiate athletic teams.

Marc J. Philippon, MD, is a partner at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic and is one of the world's leading orthopedic hip surgeons. Dr. Philippon joined Steadman Hawkins 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 Medicine Program. Previously, he was chief of orthopedic surgery at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Philippon is internationally known for performing joint preservation techniques utilizing arthroscopic hip surgery to treat painful joint injury in high-level athletes who constantly use powerful hip rotation, such as golfers, NFL players, and NHL players, making themselves prone to acute and chronic injuries of the hip joint. He has published numerous scientific articles in sports medicine and orthopedic journals and is a frequently invited presenter at international sports medicine and orthopedic meetings.

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.

Dr. Philippon is a consultant to NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB professional teams and has treated numerous PGA golfers. He is also a consultant to the NHL Players' Association. Some of the professional athletes he has treated include golfers Greg Norman and Peter Jacobsen, hockey player Mario Lemieux, professional football player Priest Holmes, and baseball player Louis Castillo.

Dr. Philippon is an active member with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). He is also a fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a master instructor with the AANA, Masters Experience Hip Course, and a member of the Herodicus Society.

Dr. Philippon lives with his wife and 3 children in Edwards, CO. He enjoys spending time with his family and participating in sports such as golf and skiing.


"The illustrations are superb and each chapter has sections on the surgical techniques as well as pearls and pitfalls. This is a well-illustrated how-to manual that explains hip arthroplasty with clarity and attention to detail." -- Mark Gonzalez, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody Enterprises, Inc.

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