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Orthopaedic Surgeons with The Steadman Clinic in Vail, CO, Drs. Philippon, LaPrade, Millett, and Clanton, Honored with the 2012 AAOS Achievement Award

Several orthopaedic surgeons from The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado were honored during the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The annual meeting, which brought orthopaedic surgeons from around the world together to discuss and present the latest developments surrounding orthopaedic surgery and research, took place February 7-11 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.

Aside from presenting on specific topics in their specialized area of orthopaedic surgery, the following orthopaedic doctors were honored with the 2012 AAOS Achievement Award:

  • Dr. Marc Philippon, orthopaedic Hip Surgeon
  • Dr. Robert LaPrade, orthopaedic Knee Surgeon
  • Dr. Peter Millett, orthopaedic Shoulder Surgeon
  • Dr. Robert Clanton, orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon

The 2012 Achievement Award is given to specific members of AAOS to thank them for their many contributions to education, research, and advocacy in orthopaedics. 

Drs. Philippon, LaPrade and Millett all serve on the Board of Directors for The Steadman Philippon Research Institute; Dr. Clanton is also a vital part of the ongoing research studies and programs that take place at The Institute.

In addition to the 2012 AAOS Achievement Awards, Dr. Peter Millett was also honored with the Distinguished Service Award for Best and Most Innovative Instructional Surgical Technique for his instructional video demonstrating arthroscopic axillary nerve release for the treatment of compressive axillary nerve injuries and quadrilateral space syndrome in the shoulder.

The Steadman Philippon Research Institute and its supporters congratulate these talented orthopaedic surgeons. 

The Annual AAOS Meeting offered a variety of presentations, discussions, and information surrounding the latest clinical studies associated with orthopaedic research. Founded in 1933, the American Academy of orthopaedic Surgeons is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. 

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