Dr. Marc J. Philippon is a managing partner at The Steadman Clinic in Vail Colorado. Dr. Philippon specializes in sports medicine/hip disorders and their management with hip arthroscopy. He has performed over 3500 hip arthroscopies. He has performed hip surgery in over 10 countries.
He has treated close to 1000 Professional and Olympic athletes successfully with many of them returning to high performance; winning Olympic Medals and setting new NFL, NHL and MLB records and winning PGA Tournaments. 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 was born in Canada and came to the US on an athletic scholarship to play collegiate soccer. He returned to Canada to earn his medical degree with an academic scholarship from McMaster University Medical School(the birthplace of evidence-based medicine), in 1990. He completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1995. Prior to coming to Vail, he was chief of orthopaedic surgery at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Director of sports related hip disorders and Director of the Golf Medicine Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was also a Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Sports Medicine/hip arthroscopy fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Philippon joined The Steadman Clinic in 2005. He is co-chairman of the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. He also directs all hip research and is co-director of the Sports Medicine fellowship. Dr. Philippon has trained over 75 fellows in the field of hip arthroscopy.
Dr. Philippon 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 and a Master Instructor with the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Masters Experience Hip Course, and an elected member of the Herodicus Society. He is a Founding Member of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy. He also reviews for numerous sports medicine and orthopaedic journals.
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, ice hockey, and skiing.
President of ISHA 2018-19.