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Hosted by Dr. Scott Sigman – Dr. Patrick St. Pierre

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Dr Patrick St Pierre is an orthopedic surgeon, shoulder specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA.  He has an amazing 20+ year military career and is a world renowned leader in the Army.

Dr. St. Pierre is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. After completing his Orthopedic surgery residency at Madigan Army Medical Center, he completed fellowships in Medical Research at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at West Point.

Topics include:

-Dr. St Pierre’s father was in the Air Force and traveled around in his youth. His family is originally from Dr. Sigman’s backyard in Lowell, MA and settled in Massachusetts after his father retired from the Air Force. 

-He was originally drawn to cardiology due to his mother having a heart condition. After studying cadets with ankle injuries and getting experience in the military with orthopedics, it led him to a career in this specialty.

-Dr. St. Pierre is very involved in Sports Medicine and Shoulder research and has been recognized with several international and national awards. He has written numerous articles and book chapters, and has edited four books on Sports Medicine. We discuss one of his breakthrough studies in JBJS on rotator cuff repair.

-What are the innovations in shoulder arthroplasty? Dr. St. Pierre discusses he’s working with a great orthopedic surgeon team at Stryker on a robotic system for the shoulder.

Find out more about Dr. Patrick St. Pierre here.