Dr. Philip McClure

Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Philip McClure removing a child's cast

Philip K. McClure, MD, FAAOS, is Director of the International Center for Limb Lengthening and 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 2023 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 first joined the ICLL team as an assistant director in 2019.

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 in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Liberia.

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.

Conditions Treated by Dr. McClure

Contact Information


Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Schoeneman Building, 2nd Floor
2401 W. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

LifeBridge Health at Foundry Row

10084 Reisterstown Road
Suite 300-A
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Telemedicine video visits are also available.

Published Research Articles

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Patient Stories

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