Dr. John McDonaldwas asked to speak at the Smith and Nephew Vail Hip Symposium for the second year in a row. Approximately one hundred orthopedic surgeons attended from the US and around the world to hear Dr. McDonald speak about hip arthroscopy in the elite athlete and traumatic hip instability.
Dr. McDonald was also a lab instructor for cadaver labs. As a cadaver lab instructor, he helps surgeons learn and become more comfortable with hip arthroscopy techniques.
The course director for the Smith & Nephew symposium is Dr. Marc Philippon, who is Dr. McDonald’s mentor and has performed more hip arthroscopies than any other surgeon in the world.
Dr. McDonald will also teach the Vail Masters Shoulder Arthroscopy course in early February.