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Hugh S. West, Jr, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Specializing in Musculoskeletal Hip Conditions

Dr. Hugh West, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Murray, UT and has been practicing for 35 years. He is graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

EDUCATION

B. S.

  • University of Utah, Mechanical Engineering 1976-1985

MD

  • University of Utah, Doctor of Medicine Salt Lake City, UT 1981-1985
  • University of California Irvine, Anaheim, CA ,Surgical Residency 1985-1986
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Orthopedic Surgical Residency 1986-1990
  • Cincinnati Sports Medicine Fellowship, Cincinnati, OH ,Fellowship Orthopedic Sports Medicine – Knee and Shoulder 1990-1991
Professional experience

Intermountain Healthcare

  • The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Murray, UT August 2003 – present

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    • Arthroscopic Hip Preservation
    • Arthroscopic Knee Conditions and Sports Injuries

Musculoskeletal Clinical Program Medical Director

Intermountain Healthcare

  • LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT August 1991 – present

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    • Arthroscopic Hip Preservation
    • Arthroscopic Knee Conditions and Sports Injuries

Intermountain Healthcare

  • Intermountain Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT October 2007 – present

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    • Arthroscopic Hip Preservation
    • Arthroscopic Knee Conditions and Sports Injuries
Licensure

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery Board Certification – 1993

  • Recertification 2003 and 2013
Honors and Awards

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Teaching Experience

University of Utah, Salt Lake City,
UTAdjunct Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Medical School 1995-Presen

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Publications

Books

Ross JA, Marland JM, West HS. Posterior Hip Disorders: Clinical Evaluation and Management. Chapter 13: Greater Trochanteric Ischial Impingement. Springer, 2018.

Journal Publications

  • Hollis R, Lahav A, West HS – Manipulation of the shoulder using Codman’s Paradox. Orthopedics 2006; 29:971
  • Hollis R, Burks RT, West HS, Fink B, Greis P – A prospective randomized trial of bone Grafting, ACL femoral tunnels during hamstring reconstruction. American Journal Of Sports Medicine – 2007
  • Burks RT, Friederichs M, Fink B, Luker M, West HS, Greis P – Treatment of Postoperative anterior ligament infections with graft removal and early Reimplantation. American Journal of Sports Medicine 31: 414-418 – 2003
  • Ross JA, Marland JM, Payne D, Whiting DM, West HS. Do Arthroscopic Fluid Pumps Display True Surgical Site Pressure During Hip Arthroscopy? Journal of Hip Arthroscopy. (2018)
  • Christensen JC, Marland JM, Miller CJ, Horton BS, Whiting DM, West HS. Trajectory of clinical outcomes following hip arthroscopy in female subgroup populations. Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery. (epub 2019).
Patents
  • West HS. “Arthroscopic surgical instrument with cauterizing capability”, U.S. Patent 5,364,395 = 15th Nov 1994.
  • West HS. “Apparatus and methods for mounting a ligament graft to a bone”, U.S. Patent 5,964,764 – 12th Oct 1999.
  • West HS, Wyk RA, “Monopolar tissue ablator”, U.S. Patent 6,149,646 – 21st Nov 2000.
  • West HS. “Endoscopic instruments and methods for improved bubble aspiration at A surgical site”, U.S. patent 6,610,059 – 26th Aug 2003
  • West HS, Gentella J, “Apparatus and methods for protecting the axillary nerve During thermal Capsulorrhapy”, U.S. patent 6,618,629 – 9th Sept 2003
  • West HS,West JR, “Apparatus and methods for independently conditioning And pretensioning a plurality of ligament grafts during joint repair surgery”, U.S. Patent 6,679,889 – 20th Jan 2004
  • West HS, Li L. “Knotless suture anchor and method for knotlessly securing Tissue”, U.S. patent 6,692,516
  • West HS. “Interference screws having increase proximal diameter”, U.S. patent 6,953,463 – 11th Oct 2005.
  • West HS, West JR. “Apparatus and methods for independently conditioning And pre-tensioning a plurality of ligament grafts during joint repair surgery”, U.S. Patent 7,118,578 – 10th Oct 2006
  • DeCesare M, West HS. “Electrosurgical ablator with integrated aspirator Lumen and method of making same”, U.S. Patent 7,150, 746
  • DeCesare M, West HS. “Electrosurgical device with adhesive-free piece and Method of making same”, U.S. Patent 7,244,256 – 17th Jul 2007
  • West, Jr.; HS, “Protective devices for use with angled interference screws”, U.S. Patent 7,235,078 – 26th Jun 2007.
  • West HS. “Bone anchors for use in attaching soft tissue to a bone”, U.S. Patent 7,322,978 – 29th Jan 2008.
  • West, Jr.; HS, “Suture anchors and assemblies attaching soft tissue to a bone”, U.S. Patent 9,820,732 – 21st Nov 2017.
  • West, Jr.; HS, “Implant having adjustable filament coils”, U.S. Patent 9,974,643 – 22nd May 2018.
Presentations and Invited Lectures

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  • West HS. “Bipolar vs. Monopolar: The Effect of Electrode Configuration on Thermal Penetration in Collagenous Tissue”, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual meeting – 2001.
  • West HS. “Electrosurgical Ablation of Articular Cartilage”, Annual Meeting of the Japanese Orthopedic Association – 2002.
  • West HS. “Arthroscopic Treatment of Articular Cartilage with Radiofrequency Energy”, Arthroscopic Surgery Metcalf Meeting – 2002.
  • West HS. “Principles of Arthroscopic Electrosurgery”, Arthroscopic Surgery Metcalf Meeting – 2002
  • West HS. “Basic electrosurgery for Residents”, University of Utah Grand Rounds – 2002
  • West HS. “Concepts in ACL Hamstring Reconstruction’, Visiting Professor Queens University, Canada – 2002
  • West HS. “Thermal Capsulorrhaphy and Electrical Stimulation of the Axillary Nerve”, Arthroscopic Surgery Metcalf Meeting – 2003
  • West HS. “Mini-Open rotator Cuff Repair”, Boston Shoulder and Sports Symposium - 2003.
  • West HS. “Arthroscopic Treatment of Articular Cartilage”, Arthroscopic Surgery Metcalf Meeting – 2004
  • West HS. “The Basic ACL Reconstruction and New Considerations”, Arthroscopic Surgery Metcalf Meeting – 2005
  • West HS. “ACL Graft Tensioning”, Arthroscopic Surgery Metcalf Meeting – 2005
  • West HS. “Arthrofibrosis”, Arthroscopic Surgery Metcalf Meeting – 2005
  • West HS. “Sorting Our Options in Fixation for Grafts: Aperture Fixation, Strength and Rigidity”, Arthroscopic Surgery Metcalf Meeting – 2008
  • West HS, Marland JM. Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI): Comparing Interportal versus Extracapsular T Capsulotomy. Are there statistically significant differences in patients’ subjective outcomes in the first year? International Society of Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting: Rio de Janerio. (2014)
  • West HS, Marland JM. Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular (FAI): Extracapsular Approach. Video Presentation. International Society of Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting: Cambridge, England (2015)
  • West HS, Marland JM. Improvement of Radiation Exposure in a Commercially Low-Dose CT for Pre-Surgical Planning in FAI Surgery. International Society of Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting: Cambridge, England (2015)
  • West HS, Marland JM. Diagnostic Assessment and Team Based Care. International Society of Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA (2016)
  • West HS, Marland JM. Key Case Presentations. International Society of Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting: Santiago, Chile (2017)
  • West HS, Marland JM. Innovative Care Delivery Models: Physical Therapists as Advanced Care Providers in Musculoskeletal Care. Duke University: Orthopedic Department Grand Rounds Meeting. (2018)
Professional consulting
  • Zimmer Biomet Description of relationship Date
  • DePuy Mitek Description of relationship Date
Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1995-Present
  • American Arthroscopy Association, 1995-Present
  • International Society for Hip Preservation, 2012-Present
Professional Service

One World Surgery

  • One World Surgery is a nonprofit confronting this global health crisis by partnering with communities, healthcare providers, and leaders in healthcare to deliver surgical services. Our vision is a world with safe, timely, and accessible surgical care.
  • https://oneworldsurgery.org/
Community Service

Organization

  • Boy Scout Leader; Dates
Languages

English: Native Language

Spanish: Intermediate Listener, Intermediate Speaker

Other

Golfing

References

Available upon request

  • Ross JA, Marland JM, Payne D, Whiting DM, West HS Christensen JC, Marland JM, Miller CJ, Horton BS, Whiting DM, West HS. West HS, Marland JM.

Hugh S. West, Jr, M.D.
  • Intermountain Orthopedic Speciality Group

    5848 South Fashion Blvd
    Suite 120
    Murray, UT 84107

  • The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • The Hip Preservation Society
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America