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Marc F. Brassard, MD

Dr. Brassard is a 1992 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and has a special interest in total joint replacement and sports medicine. His residency was completed at the University of Alabama Hospital. During his residency, he also trained under Dr. James Andrews and co-authored a paper in The American Journal of Radiology. He joined Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine in August 1999 after completing a one year fellowship in total joint replacement and sports medicine at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in New York.

Dr. Brassard became board certified in July of 2002 by the American board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Brassard has held a number of consulting positions for sports teams and was assistant team physician to the New York Liberty WNBA team and the New York Knicks. He already has four journal publications, one in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, and another in the Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association. In addition, Dr. Brassard is lead-author of a 10 year follow-up study on total knee replacements, published in the July 2001 edition of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. He has written four book chapters on Total Knee Replacements in the book, Surgery of the Knee. Dr. Brassard is currently involved in three major studies; a national study looking at partial knee replacement, a rapid recovery protocol for joint replacement, and one involving a ten year follow-up for joint replacement.

In 1992, Dr. Brassard was awarded the CIBS-Geigy Award for Community Service and in 1994 he was the recipient of the Young Alumni Award from Springfield College. He is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Maryland Orthopaedic Society, and the John Insall Society. He is the chairman of the Advisory Board for the Arthritis Foundation of Southern Maryland. He also serves as volunteer team physician for the Broadneck High School football team.

Dr. Brassard lives in Arnold, Maryland with his wife and three daughters.

Joint Replacement of the hip and knee

Springfield College
Medical School
University of Massachusetts Medical School
University of Alabama Hospital
Insall Scott Kelly Institute For Sports Medicine
Beth Israel Hospital,
University of Alabama Hospital
Board Certifications
American Board Of Orthopaedic Surgery

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