Dr. McPhilemy is Professor, Chair and Course Director of Orthopedic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at PCOM. He was promoted to this position in 1990. He is the Director of the Board of Directors of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and team physician and orthopedic surgeon to the Philadelphia 76ers. He has spoken on sports medicine and injuries on WIP Radio's Pat Croce Show featuring the 76ers' manager and was featured on a KYW Channel 3 news segment on "Societal Standards in Athletes."
Dr. McPhilemy is active in private practice and holds staff appointments with the Allegheny Health System's City Avenue, Parkview Division and Delaware Valley Hospitals and the Wills Eye Surgical Center. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American Orthopedic Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Philadelphia Sports Medicine Society. Dr. McPhilemy received his D.O. from PCOM in 1978.