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Blair C. Filler, M.D. Receives 2009 Tipton Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Leadership
Date:2/26/2009

e diverse. Speaking of Dr. Filler's service at the King/Drew Center between 1975 and 1990, the last five years as professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of the orthopaedic residency program, William C. McMaster. M.D. of Costa Mesa, Calif., said, "Blair's commitment persisted through political controversy and chronic underfunding. He not only provided service to the underserved minority community of Los Angeles, but encouraged and trained minority physicians in orthopaedics."

Frequently called upon to lecture and consult in upper extremity -- particularly hand surgery, for which he trained with Herbert H. Stark MD of Los Angeles -- Dr. Filler concentrated on muscle transplants that help children with cerebral palsy to have some use of their hands. An experienced marathoner, he is also a leading authority on conditions common to distance runners.

Dr. Filler has served numerous community organizations throughout his career, including the Los Angeles County Medical Association Disaster Committee; Los Angeles Olympic Village Health Service; and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department emergency services team, with which he served 25 years rescuing endangered mountain climbers, skiers, scuba divers and crash victims.

Dr. Filler has been honored by the California Orthopaedic Association and the American Medical Association (AMA) for his work to cultivate fluency among orthopaedists and their staff members in current procedural terminology (CPT) coding. In addition to informal and formal teaching on CPT coding, Dr. Filler served as editor of the AAOS Complete Global Service Data for Orthopaedic Surgery, now in its tenth edition, and collaborated with James V. Luck Jr., M.D. on the fifth edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment.

Dr. Filler's still-developing legacy as an AAOS Fellow includes playing a central role in the move to professionalize the Acad
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