Thomas Sampson, MD

Dr. Thomas G. Sampson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon currently serving as the Medical Director of Hip Arthroscopy at Post Street Surgery Center. He also serves as a Clinical Professor and orthopedic surgeon at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Fort Miley, San Francisco. Dr. Sampson has an exceptional educational background. He completed his medical education from the Georgetown University Medical School, followed by a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University Of California, San Francisco.

Since starting his private practice in 1982, Dr. Sampson has established a national and international reputation for pioneering various hip preservation and hip arthroscopy techniques. Dr. Sampson and his associate James M. Glick have collaboratively developed numerous techniques in hip arthroscopy, such as the Repair of the FAACD Lesion, the Use of Extensive Capsulotomy for ideal surgery, the Lateral Approach, and Arthroscopic Surgery for FAI. Many of his hip arthroscopy techniques have now been adopted by surgeons worldwide.

Dr. Sampson received his board certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1985. He’s an active member of numerous other orthopedic and surgical organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA), the Leroy C. Abbott Orthopedic Society, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the California Orthopaedic Association (COA), and the Wilson-Bost Interurban Society. He also founded and presided as the president of the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA).

If you’d like to consult with Dr. Thomas Sampson, please schedule an appointment at Post Street Surgery Center, San Francisco.

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