James T. McGlowan Jr., MD, FAAOS, an Orthopaedic Surgeon in Private Practice

Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. James T. McGlowan Jr., who serves patients in Brockton, Massachusetts.

Patients worldwide have sought the expertise and treatment of Dr. McGlowan Jr., a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, whose procedures include minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, reconstructive surgery for all non-spinal fractures, operative and non-operative treatment for joint disorders, and pediatric/adolescent sports medicine. He offers a full spectrum of medical care for active people of all ages and fitness levels at his private practice in Brockton, Massachusetts. 

There, his mission is to offer the most advanced treatment, the latest technology, and the least invasive techniques in the field of sports medicine. His patients range from Olympic-trial athletes, athletes pursuing the NFL, NBA and WNBA, and bodybuilders to patients from multiple countries worldwide.

With nearly two decades of achievements, he has performed over 7,000 successful arthroscopic joint procedures, 2,500 reconstructive fracture procedures, and 1,800 hip, knee, and shoulder replacements. He has also treated over 100 Division I athletes and athletes on scholarships post reconstructive surgery. 

The doctor is affiliated with several hospitals in the local area, including Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites, Steward Carney Hospital, and Steward Norwood Hospital.

After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Mississippi and his medical degree from the University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Dr. McGlowan Jr. went on to complete his residency in general surgery at New York University Medical Center. He then served as an Orthopaedic Surgery House Officer and Research Fellow at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo. Following this, he completed his fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at the University of Massachusetts. 

Professionally, he has served as Director of Sports Medicine, Director of Arthroscopy, and Director of Service at Bridgewater Goddard Park Medical Associates. He was also trained by the physicians for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) and Sabres (NHL) from 1997 until 2001.

Going beyond the scope of his specialty, Dr. McGlowan Jr. is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as an active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Beta Beta Beta, and Sigma Tau Delta.

Additionally, he is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopaedic residents and surgeons, as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopaedic surgeons. 

Orthopaedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. They work in clinical and hospital settings.

Learn more about Dr. James T. McGlowan Jr.:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8137868-James-McGlowan-Jr-Orthopedist or through his private practice, https://jamestmcglowanmd.com/

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