Managing Partner, Sports Medicine/Hip Disorders
The Steadman Clinic
Co-Chairman and Board Member
Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery
Adjunct Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Dr. Marc J. Philippon is a partner at The Steadman Clinic and is one of the world’s leading orthopaedic surgeons. Dr. Philippon joined The Steadman Clinic in 2005 from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he served as Director of Sports Medicine/Hip Disorders, Director of Sports Medicine/Hip Disorders Fellowship. He also was the Director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Golf Medicine Program. Previously he was Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Dr. Philippon is recognized by his peers in US News and World report being among the top 1% in the nation in his specialty.
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. He has treated close to 1,000 Professional and Olympic athletes successfully, many of them returning to high performance; winning Olympic Medals and setting new NFL, NHL and MLB records and winning PGA Tournaments. Such athletes include Greg Norman, Mario Lemieux, Alex Rodriguez, Ed Reed, Kurt Warner, LaMarcus Aldridge, Milos Raonic and Sue Bird. He is a consultant to the NHLPA and the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation (Real Federación Española de Tenis) and also to many Professional and Olympic organizations. Dr. Philippon is also a Trustee with the US Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation; having treated many athletes from this organization. He also is a frequent invited speaker at National/International Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic meetings and has authored many peer-reviewed scientific articles. He has performed surgery in 15 different countries and has designed many instruments to improve surgical techniques in hip surgery.
Dr. Philippon initially came to the United States as a student-athlete playing soccer and tennis at the NCAA level on an athletic scholarship. He earned his medical degree with an academic scholarship from McMaster University Medical School in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1990, and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1995.
Dr. Philippon is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, is an Active Member with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is also a Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a Master Instructor with the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is an elected member of the Herodicus Society. Dr. Philippon is a Founding Member of the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA).