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Steadman Clinic Physicians Named 'Top Doctors' by U.S. News


Steadman Clinic Physicians Named 'Top Doctors' by U.S. News

Doctors Richard Steadman, Marc Philippon, Peter Millett and Tom Clanton of The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo. nominated by peers across the country for the nationwide online directory.

Vail, CO (PRWEB) August 11, 2011

Orthopedic surgeons Drs. Richard Steadman, Marc Philippon, Peter Millett and Tom Clanton of The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., have been named to the nation's Top Doctors list by U.S. News & World Report in collaboration with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., publisher of America's Top Doctors and other consumer health guides. The free searchable directory, available at, lists nearly 30,000 peer-nominated physicians across the country. Consumers can search for a Top Doctor by location, hospital affiliation and a full range of specialties and subspecialties.

Each of the four of The Steadman Clinic physicians listed earned the distinction as a “high performing” doctor. In addition, Steadman, Philippon and Millett were ranked among the top 1 percent of doctors in their specialties.

To assemble the Top Doctors roster, Castle Connolly sought nominations from physicians in academic medical centers, specialty and regional hospitals and physicians in private practice. Its research team then reviewed each nominee's training, achievements and appointments, among other credentials.

"Congratulations to Drs. Steadman, Philippon, Millett and Clanton for being recognized by their peers and this reputable publication as Top Doctors," said Lyon Steadman, CEO of The Steadman Clinic. "This recognition is further proof that our physicians at The Steadman Clinic are among the best in the world and are committed to delivering the highest standard of orthopedic care and personal attention to each and every patient seeking our help."

Details on the U.S. News' Top Doctors at The Steadman Clinic include:

  •     Dr. Richard Steadman is the Clinic's founder and managing partner, as well as founder of the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. Dr. Steadman has developed numerous procedures for knee surgery and rehabilitation that have been adopted by orthopedists worldwide for the treatment of various knee disorders. His practice is limited to arthroscopic and open surgery of the knee, with particular focus on the treatment of athletic injuries and degenerative problems of the knee.
  •     Dr. Marc J. Philippon is a partner at The Steadman Clinic, a director of the Steadman Philippon Research Institute and is one of the world's leading orthopedic hip surgeons. Dr. Philippon is internationally known for utilizing arthroscopic hip surgery to treat painful joint injury in high-level athletes, including golfers, NFL players and NHL players. 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. Peter Millett is a partner at The Steadman Clinic and chief of its shoulder service, and is an internationally recognized orthopedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the shoulder and all sports-related injuries. Dr. Millett serves as a shoulder and sports medicine consultant to the country of Bermuda and has treated elite athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, X-Games and the Olympics.
  •     Dr. Tom Clanton is an internationally recognized orthopedic surgeon who joined The Steadman Clinic in August 2009 as the Director for Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine. He specializes in orthopedic injuries to the lower extremities and the foot and ankle.

Drs. Steadman, Philippon and Millett are also directors of the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, which is an integral part of The Steadman Clinic's support of evidence-based medicine through outcomes-based research. The Steadman Philippon Research Institute is known throughout the world for its research into the causes, prevention and treatment of orthopedic problems, with a mission of “keeping active people active”.

For more information on Drs. Steadman, Philippon, Millett, Clanton and their other renowned colleagues at The Steadman Clinic, visit To learn more about the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, visit

About The Steadman Clinic
The Steadman Clinic ( is an internationally recognized orthopedic surgery and sports medicine center dedicated to keeping people active. The main clinic is located in Vail, Colo., with an additional clinic in Frisco, Colo. Founded by knee surgeon Dr. Richard Steadman in 1990, the clinic collaborates with the Steadman Philippon Research Institute to develop and refine surgical and rehabilitation techniques that promote faster and more successful healing of injured joints.

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