Dr Frank McCormick MD: orthopedic specialist for the shoulder, hip and knee
Frank McCormick MD

About Dr. McCormick:

Current Position:

Dr. Frank McCormick MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, hip, and knee. Dr. McCormick sees patients at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and at Signature Healthcare. He has a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School. He has a special interest in hip arthroscopy, value-based orthopedic care and stem cell orthobiologic surgical treatments.

Training and Education:

Dr. McCormick obtained his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy where he performed his surgical internship at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, followed by serving as an F/A-18 Fighter Jet Flight Surgeon for United States Marine Corps VMFA-314 squadron. Subsequently, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program where he was selected as a Chief Resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. He then completed an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the world-renown Rush Sports Medicine Fellowship under the guidance of Dr. Bernard Bach Jr. Recently, he completed the prestigious International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) Sanofi travelling fellowship in joint preservation and cartilage regeneration.

Award Winning Research and Recognition:

Dr. McCormick has achieved regional, national and international recognition for his clinical research endeavors. He is an award winning author for over 16 times in the last five years. He is a co-author on the paper that won the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) J. Whit research prize, a co-author on the best paper prize at the European SECEC/ESSSE annual meeting, and is the lead author for the 2011 International Society of Arthroscopy and Knee Orthopedic Surgery (ISAKOS) John Joyce Award. This award goes to the top paper from a resident or fellow in sports medicine from across the globe. Dr. McCormick has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers published in top orthopedic and sports medicine journals. He has spoken at regional, national or international conferences over 150 times.

Athletic Team Involvement

Dr. McCormick is a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Reserve. He has taken care of military personnel for over 16 years, including Fighter Pilots, US Marines and Navy SEALs. He also served as assistant team physician for the Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago White Sox (MLB), and Depaul University (Division I) Men’s and women’s basketball and soccer teams. He has provided medical care for the New England Patriots (NFL).


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