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Dr. Philip McClure

Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Philip McClure removing a child's cast

Philip K. McClure, MD, FAAOS, is Assistant Director of the International Center for Limb Lengthening where he is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in limb lengthening and reconstruction. His practice focuses on children and adults who require limb reconstruction and/or lengthening due to trauma, infection, congenital conditions and genetic syndromes.

Logo for Baltimore Magazine's 2020 Top Doctor list Dr. McClure attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh. He did his orthopedic surgery residency at Brown University, where he continued to complete a fellowship in orthopedic trauma. After his time at Brown, he went to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, where he completed additional fellowship training in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis surgery. He further subspecialized in limb lengthening and reconstructive surgery for pediatric and adult patients while a fellow at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics’ International Center for Limb Lengthening (ICLL). Before returning to Baltimore, Dr. McClure brought the advanced techniques that he learned at the ICLL to the western United States while practicing at the University of Utah/Shriners Hospitals for Children – Salt Lake City. He is also a clinical instructor of orthopedics at the University of Utah.

Dr. McClure serves as the director of the intensive one-year Limb Reconstruction Fellowship Program at the ICLL. He also co-chairs the annual Baltimore Limb Deformity Course where over 250 surgeons come to Baltimore to be trained in limb lengthening and deformity correction. Dr. McClure is a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has volunteered for medical missions to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

When Dr. McClure is not working, he can be found fly fishing, playing ice hockey, doing pottery or enjoying time with his wife and three children.

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