Orthopedic Technology & Innovation Forum (OTIF) Research Award presented to Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc, for Research Helping Orthopedic Surgeons Better Treat Patients

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Dr. Peter Millett, recognized as a top shoulder surgeon in the U.S., receives the OTIF Research Award from Arthrex, Inc. for his extensive research contributions that have helped surgeons around the world improve patient outcomes.

Peter Millett, MD, MSc Receives Orthopedic Technology & Innovation Research Award

Peter Millett, MD, MSc Receives Orthopedic Technology & Innovation Research Award

Chris Adams, MD, Arthrex VP of Global Medical Education said, “We were honored to present this prestigious award to Dr. Millett who has proven to be at the forefront of orthopedic surgery. His passion for helping surgeons treat their patients better is undeniable and evident in all that he does.”

Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc was awarded the Orthopedic Technology & Innovation Research Award from Arthrex for his extensive research contributions that have helped surgeons around the world improve patient outcomes. The award included a $50,000 grant for orthopedic research. Recognized by his peers as a top shoulder surgeon in the U.S. and a global thought leader in orthopedics, Dr. Millett is the Director of Shoulder Surgery at The Steadman Clinic and a member of the scientific advisory board for the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. His research is focused on joint preservation, complex rotator cuff repairs, shoulder stabilization and throwing injuries in athletes.

The awarding committee’s goal was to recognize an outstanding individual who has conducted independent research activities that aligned with Arthrex strategic objectives in order to ‘Help Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better.’ The OTIF Research Award criteria included:

  • Clinically Significant Contribution to the Field
  • Writing Quality
  • Conceptual Framework
  • Methodological Approach
  • Interpretation of Findings

Dr. Millett has authored over 200 peer-reviewed, scientific articles, numerous book chapters, and 4 books on Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, and Shoulder Surgery. Through his dedication to orthopedic research, Dr. Millett pioneered an advanced arthroscopic shoulder preservation procedure known as the Comprehensive Arthroscopic Management (CAM) procedure. He is also known for his work on complex rotator cuff repairs. Dr. Millett developed a double-row repair technique (Arthrex Speed Bridge) that is one of the most commonly used surgical methods to repair torn rotator cuff tendons.

Chris Adams, MD, Arthrex VP of Global Medical Education said, “We were honored to present this prestigious award to Dr. Millett who has proven to be at the forefront of orthopedic surgery. His passion for helping surgeons treat their patients better is undeniable and evident in all that he does.”

Dr. Millett’s academic work has also been recognized by several domestic and international societies. In 2017, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons honored Dr. Millett with an Achievement Award for his contributions to sports medicine. He was also honored with the 2016 Outstanding Teacher Award from the fellows of the Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute.

About Dr. Millett:

Dr. Peter Millett, recognized as a top shoulder surgeon in the U.S., specializes in the treatment of shoulder, knee, elbow and all sports-related injuries. Ranked in the top 1% of Orthopedic Surgeons by U.S. News and World Reports, Dr. Millett is dedicated to providing world-class, personalized care for elite athletes in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Formula 1, Tennis, PGA, and Olympics to weekend warriors. In 2017, Dr. Millett received a Premium Care Physician designation by United Healthcare.

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