70 Hip Surgeons and Specialists to Know

Written by  Laura Dyrda
Thomas Sampson, MD (Post Street Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, San Francsico). Dr. Sampson is the medical director of the Total Joint Center of Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, senior partner with Post Street Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and medical director of hip arthroscopy at the Post Street Surgery Center. He is also the president elect of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy. During his career, he co-developed the lateral approach to hip arthroscopy and participated in the development of other procedures dealing with femoroacetabular impingement. Dr. Sampson’s interest in hip surgery also led him to the development of instrumentation and equipment. His professional affiliations include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America and the California Orthopaedic Association. He earned his medical degree at Georgetown University Medical School and completed his residency at the University of California, San Francisco.