Robert Brophy, MD, selected as ABC Traveling Fellow

Robert Brophy, MD, has been selected for an American-British-Canadian (ABC) Traveling Fellowship by the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA). For 5 weeks, from April 19 to May 22, 2015, he will tour orthopaedic centers from around the world, including the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, with the other ABC Traveling Fellows.

The ABC Traveling Fellowship began in 1948, and was developed by Dr. Robert I. Harris of Toronto, Canada, who was the current president of the AOA. The first ABC Traveling Fellowship consisted of thirteen orthopaedic surgeons from Great Britain, who visited orthopaedic centers in North America in a time of post-World War II difficulties.

Robert Brophy, MD, is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, who specializes in sports medicine and shoulder and knee injuries. Dr. Brophy is a team physician for Francis Howell High School. He is also a medical research consultant for Major League Soccer. To learn more about Dr. Brophy, click here to visit his physician profile.