AT A GLANCE

EXECUTIVE BOARD - HISTORY - GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Terry Whipple (U.S.A.) - Honorary Founding Member

Terry L. Whipple, M.D., F.A.C.S


American Self, PLC
9900 Independence Park Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23233
(804) 290-0060


1. Personal Information

Date of Birth: May 21, 1945
Place of Birth: Montgomery, Alabama

2. Education

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia
Doctor of Medicine – 1971
Activities: Dean’s Council, Coach – Freshman crew team, rugby team, community education – Drug Counseling Service
College: Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, Bachelor of Arts,
Cum Laude in Politics and International Law – 1967
Thesis: (High Honors) “Legal Analysis of U.S. Policy toward Chinese
Representation in the United Nations”
Activities: Class officer (four years, Undergraduate Council, heavyweight crew team, rugby team, Cottage Club, Honor Council

3. Post Doctoral Training

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina. July 1975-June 1979

General Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, Texas. July 1972-June 1973

Internship: Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, Texas. July 1971-June 1972

4. Licensure and Certification

Licensure: Virginia 0101-021093
Texas (inactive)
North Carolina 08789

Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – 1980


5. Military Service

U.S. Navy Lt. Commander, Naval Regional Medical Center, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina 1973-1975

6. Current Positions

Managing Partner, American Self, PLC, Richmond, Virginia—2000 

Chief of Orthopaedics, American Self, PLC, Richmond, Virginia—2000 

Director, Orthopaedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia—1984 

Treasurer, Orthopaedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia—2004—2009 

Medical Director, Alpha Orthopaedics, Inc.—2007 

Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, Alpha Orthopaedics—2007

Medical Director, Transitional Physical Therapy (a division of OrthoCareRN, Inc.)--2007 

Medical Director, Sonoma Orthopedic Products, Inc—2008 


7. Academic Positions

Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University,
Winston-Salem, North Carolina—1990-1998

Clinical Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, Virginia—1983-1998

Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia—1984-1998

8. Hospital Affiliations

Consulting Staff, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, Virginia

Consulting Staff, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Richmond, Virginia

9. Administrative Experience

Medical Director, Alpha Orthopaedics, Alameda, California, 2007 to present

Medical Director, OrthoCare RN, Inc, Herndon, Virginia, 2007 to present

Director, Orthopaedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, 1982 to present

Chief Executive Officer, Surgical Data Management Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, 1984-2002

Director, MediVisuals, Incorporated, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1989-1991

President, Tuckahoe Surgery Center, Richmond, Virginia, 1989

Vice Chairman of Orthopaedics, Humana St Luke’s Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, 1984-1985

Director, Humana Orthopaedic Center of Excellence, St. Luke’s Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, 1983-1984


Vice-President, Precision Surgical Instruments, Richmond, Virginia, 1982-1990

Founder and Secretary of Computed Image Surgical Stimulation, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Director, Arthritis Foundation, Virginia Chapter—2000-2007

Director, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine—1998-2002

Director of Industry Liaison, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine—2000-2002

Executive Committee—International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine—2000-2002

Clinical Advisory Board, CrossCart, Inc.—2000-2007

Treasurer, Orthopaedic Research of Virginia

Medical and Scientific Director—Alpha Orthopaedics, Inc., Alameda, CA—2007-present

Medical Director—Sonoma Orthopaedic Products, Inc, Santa Rosa, CA—2008-present


10. Editorial Services

Board of Editors, Video Journal of Orthopaedics, 1988 to present.

Editorial Board, Journal of Arthroscopy, 1985 to present.

Board of Advisors, Better Health and Living Magazine, Bruce Jenner, Editor, New York, New York,
1985 to present.

Associate Editor, Video Journal of Arthroscopy, 1987

Associate Editor, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 1982-1986

Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Laser Medicine and Surgery, 1982-1986

Division Editor, Wheeless’ On-Line Textbook of Orthopaedics, 2007 to present  http://www.wheelessonline.com  

11. Scholarly and Professional Society Memberships

Academic Orthopaedic Society
American Medical Association
American Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Central Virginia Physician Network
Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University Hand Club
Eastern Orthopaedic Association
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
International Arthroscopy Association
International Society for Surgery of the Knee 
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Laser Institute of America
Medical Society of Virginia
Orthopaedic Laser Society
Orthopaedic Research Society
Piedmont Orthopaedic Society Richmond Academy of Medicine
Richmond Orthopaedic Club
Southern Medical Association
Virginia Athletic Trainers Association
Virginia Orthopaedic Society

  • Author : EWAS IT Jean Francois
  • Date : Mardi 30 Mars 2010