Meet Dr. McConville

Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine and Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.7 out of 5 (297 Ratings, 116 Comments)
Global
4.9/5
Physician Communication Quality
4.8/5
Office Staff Quality
5/5
Access to Care 3 month
4.7/5
Care Coordination
4.3/5

Recent Comments

11/14/2020

Good experience
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11/14/2020

It was a good experience
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11/14/2020

I saw the Dr for a shoulder injury. I had a tear in my rotator cuff.We have followed up with physical therapy.
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11/10/2020

we are always very pleased with the care we receive at south shore ortho
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11/10/2020

owen was excellent and helpful as usual
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11/10/2020

My healthcare team at South Shore Orthopedics has never been anything less than excellent.
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09/22/2020

Have been going to South Shore Ortho. Many times with problems. I was satisfied always with the results.
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09/08/2020

Very VERY Happy and impressed with Dr. McConville and the entire practice. I was in to see McConville on Wednesday...got a call within 24hrs to set up an MRI...had it scheduled for SUNDAY(!!) over LABOR DAY weekend and was very happy to do so....And McConville called me first thing Tuesday after the long weekend. I have been working for myself within six days of graduating from college (now 72) so I am particular (read demand in a way), and I am wilding impressed with Dr.McConville and South Shore Orthopedics. THANK YOU
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09/08/2020

As always, I had an excellent experience with Dr. McConville and the other staff. I am always treated professionally and courteously by the knowledgeable and efficient staff at South Shore.
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09/05/2020

Dr McConville is the best would never go to anyone else he has done my both shoulders and a total knee replacement went in for a shot in my right shoulder
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09/05/2020

I would highly recommend Dr McConnville to my family and friends.
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09/03/2020

This was my first visit to this specialist for shoulder pain and injury. The review if my condition and things contributing to it was thoroughly reviewed by the doctor. We discussed likely treatment alternatives. I received a cortisone shot that really helped relieve pain and restore useability of arms and hands.
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09/01/2020

Very well organized office staff and personnel. Dr McConville takes the time to listen and answer all questions. Sue responded immediately to a concern/question I had.
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09/01/2020

Always a positive experience at this facility. Providers and support staff are excellent and I know I will get very good care. Thank you
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08/27/2020

Excellent systems in place. Exam, X-ray, consultation in less than 45 minutes. Remarkable for a specialist. Thank you.
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08/25/2020

total knee replacement. very good experience.
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08/25/2020

I was giving a lot of information to make a correct decision for my problem
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08/23/2020

Good experience, doctor recommended that I see another specialist and made the arrangements
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08/22/2020

Dr Owen McConville is the best orthopedic surgeon ever.
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08/17/2020

Knee pain cortisone shot helps
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08/17/2020

This "visit" on 7/14 was for shoulder replacement surgery at South Shore Hospital. Dr. McConville and his staff were completely professional and provided me with the best care possible. I have had numerous surgeries in my lifetime and this one was by far the easiest I have ever had. My pain after surgery was minimal and I was able to dress myself the day after surgery. I wish I had this surgery sooner! I will definitely refer Dr. McConville to any people I know who need this type of surgery in the future.
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08/16/2020

good visit as [n the past
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08/15/2020

Dr. McConville and his office staff are amazing. I have been going to the office for about a year now. I have never waited more than 2-3 minutes for my appointment after checking in. The doctor is compassionate and caring and takes the time to explain everything. In the beginning I had cortisone shots and eventually frozen shoulder surgery. I got a call from the doctor the next day to check on me and the nurses called a few times to see how I was doing. I felt well taken care of during the whole procedure and after. I would highly recommend this office.
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08/11/2020

people in your office were great very helpful
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08/10/2020

Dr McConville was amazing and took the time to answer my questions and give me feedback! I already referred my husband to him for his shoulder issues.
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08/04/2020

Very good.
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08/03/2020

Dr McConville and his staff are the very best. I trust him 100 percent.
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07/28/2020

Good experience listened to my questions.
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07/25/2020

As always the entire staff as well as Dr. McConville are the most efficient thorough competent and caring of an were impeccible.y practice I have ever had the pleasure of receiving. And as a former primary care practitioner in the South Shore the raves I received in the past from friends and patients I referred as well as the prompt and thorough notes I received
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07/21/2020

mcconville is awesome! explained everything clearly. answered all my questions. thank you dr mcconville.
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07/20/2020

it was a very good visit with Dr McConville as it always is. He took his time to listen and also answer two questions unrelated to my condition. As he examined me shoulder he explained the ready for my pain and made suggestions to lessen the discomfort.
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07/18/2020

Very efficient office. I hurt my knee, called for an app't and was seen the next day. I was taken in within a few minutes, spoke with a nurse and minutes later Dr McConville came in and examined me. He ordered an MRI which I rec'd 2 days later. The next day I rec'd a call from the Dr explaining the results of the test and laying out the options for my care. I'm very pleased with the care I rec'd.
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07/18/2020

Couldn't be more satisfied
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07/14/2020

South Shore Orthopedics is always a great experience. The staff is great! No complaints from this patient!! Ever!!
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07/14/2020

Everything went well in my visit. I got my questions answered and got a cortisone shot, which I needed.
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07/14/2020

Overall good experience
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07/14/2020

Visit was on time and very efficient.
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07/13/2020

very good experience
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07/13/2020

Fast and awesome
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07/13/2020

Its always an EXCELLENT. experience when I visit South Shore Orthopedics
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07/03/2020

this was a good experience. due to the pandemic my shoulder surgery was delayed . Finally I will July 23
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07/03/2020

I am always satisfied when I go here.
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06/30/2020

Only good experiences.
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06/30/2020

The nurses on the Operating floor were amazing and so kind. I let them know I was nervous, for my surgery and because I was alone and the kindness and care they showed me was so appreciated.
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06/29/2020

Staff was very professional. facility was very clean.
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06/29/2020

Dr McConville was great! I had been told previously that I had a rotator cuff tear but Dr McConville said he believed it was a frozen shoulder and gave me a cortisone shot to reduce the swelling. within a day of the injection, my shoulder is almost completely pain free!
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06/29/2020

very professional from beginning to end
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06/22/2020

This was my second time seeing Dr. McConville. I tore my right distal bicep tendons and needed to have them surgically repaired. The appointment went as expected and Dr. M was very professional and provided a great experience. Surgery went well and I am overall extremely happy with the services provided.
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06/22/2020

everyone courteous and professional
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06/20/2020

very satisfied with my visit.
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06/16/2020

Very professional as always.
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06/16/2020

wonderful as always
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06/16/2020

From start to finish everyone was polite, kind, and helpful. An excellent visit.
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06/15/2020

Physician PA, and staff professional in all respect.
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06/15/2020

very prompt and courteous, respectful
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06/15/2020

Great staff, great practice!
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06/13/2020

as always my experience with so shore ortho and the pain clinic was a very good one
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06/12/2020

I had an excellent experience - I was in and out in about 50 minutes.
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06/11/2020

*Dr. McConville gave me a cortisone shot and my shoulder feels somewhat improved.
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06/09/2020

From the first appointment on this has been a very positive experience. The staff has treated me with total respect and care, especially Sue knowing my situation, and Dr McConville and Angie were wonderful. I went into surgery with complete confidence that I was in great hands with Dr McConville. My shoulder hasn't felt this good in a long time. I would totally recommend him and this practice to everyone!!
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06/08/2020

was able to get an appointment much sooner than expected.
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06/08/2020

My visits to Dr. McConville are always efficient. The office runs smoothly, both out in reception as well as x-ray and the actual visit with the doctor himself. I really have had only positive experiences in all my visits, with ALL staff, over the last three years.
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06/08/2020

I chose this practice because I know I will have the best possible care here.
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06/05/2020

Follow up coming up with new X-ray - will be more definitive.
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06/03/2020

I was so happy to get an appointment with Dr. McConville so quickly... I felt relief in no time for the first time in months. Thank you Dr. McConville...
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06/01/2020

THE dr. was wonderful . I received a cortisone shot and hopefully it will work.
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05/27/2020

Very professional and thorough at every level.
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05/26/2020

*Dr. Dafford, the best.
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05/22/2020

The visit was fine.
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05/22/2020

My experience with *Dr. McConville has been excellent and I look forward to my recovery with periodic input and guidance from *Dr. W. Convican.
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05/12/2020

very satisfied
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05/11/2020

couldn't have been any better
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05/05/2020

all was good
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05/01/2020

prompt, listens, cares .
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04/28/2020

Everything was fine.
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04/27/2020

Dr McConville was spot on with his diagnosis, and successful treatment. Thank You!
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04/20/2020

No problems at all.
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03/30/2020

Everything about my experience was exceptionally positive. Every interaction was friendly, professional and efficient. SSO is doing a great job providing excellent care in an outstanding environment. Thank you!
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03/24/2020

thank you
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03/22/2020

I had a good experience...had cortisone shot in knee and it worked like a charm....Thank you Dr. McConville.
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03/16/2020

I found everyone very helpful & knowledgeable.
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03/05/2020

Too many surveys!
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03/03/2020

Everything was good, I was surprised at how quickly I was seen and treated even though the office was extremely busy
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03/03/2020

Good so Far!
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03/03/2020

Always recommend Dr McConnville and his team very highly!
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02/29/2020

Very happy with service
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02/28/2020

Dr. McConville is great. He performed surgery on my arm and my results are great. I would recommend him to anyone that needs Orthopedic care. The support staff were also very nice and professional.
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02/25/2020

all the office staff and dr were very helpful and professional. would highly recommend
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02/25/2020

The support staff and nursing staff were exceptionally professional, upbeat and helpful. Dr. McConville's explanations and care put me at ease and strengthened my confidence.
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02/24/2020

Dr. McConville and his assistants (Sue) are wonderful. Dr. McConville is very skilled at what he does, has the bedside manner that one would want. Very happy with his service.
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02/24/2020

I feel well cared for by Dr. McConville and staff.
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02/22/2020

Excellent experience
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02/20/2020

I work in an industry where I meet a lot of people. Every one who has had a similar injury, I have recommended South Shore Orthopedics, and specifically, Dr. Owen McConville!!
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02/18/2020

Not an experience I would want to go thru again soon, I think everything very well at S.S.O.S. office and SSH before and after the surgery. Staff very helpful.
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02/18/2020

*Dr. McConville and entire office have been great for all my visits. Very professional!
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02/17/2020

Dr. McConville is thoughtful, considerate and knowledgeable. He listens carefully and always tries to offer his best information and judgment without making decisions for me. In short, he is a professional who offers a balanced view of any orthopedic surgery and allows the patient to decide!
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02/17/2020

This was my first visit to Dr. McConville. He was very thorough in his questions and an excellent caregiver
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02/17/2020

This visit was for surgery of left total knee at South Shore Hospital on 1/28/20.
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02/15/2020

Dr. McConville was extremely professional and thorough by providing me with all the information I needed to be prepared for my surgery. He graciously answered all my questions and never rushed me. At my post op visit he gave me photographs of my shoulder and explained exactly what he had done. I have been very happy with the care I have been given and compliment his staff and especially Sue!
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02/15/2020

very efficiently run office. exam ran close to on time, x-ray wait time was exceptional and MD took the time to answer all questions. great experience
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02/12/2020

Perfect experience!! 3 min for registration, 5 min wait for call, 3 min wait for x-ray. 5 min wait for *Dr. McConville - 10 min w/dr. then ordered MRI
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02/12/2020

Everyone was very friendly and efficient
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02/10/2020

I had a very good experience. I have been a patient at South Shore Orthopedics for over 40 hrs.
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02/10/2020

I'm just a junior in high school. the education question should read... still in high school
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02/10/2020

Excellent listening skills by both the Staff and the Doctor
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02/10/2020

I have found that my medical health condition is always a top concern of my Doctor. He treats me with respect and in concerned of my needs and thoughts. At this visit I requested my wife to join me and she was greeted and made comfortable in asking questions concerning additional details of my treatment.
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02/05/2020

My experience with Dr. McConville and his entire team was great. He and his entire staff were informative, professional, supportive, and thorough.
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02/04/2020

NO ADDITIONAL COMMENTS VERY SATISFIED WITH THIS PRACTICE AND DR MCCONVILLE IN PARTICULAR
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02/03/2020

Dr McConville and his entire staff are amazing.
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02/03/2020

Always have a positive experience at South Shore Orthopedics, front office check in staff is friendly and efficient, never wait long to be called in for my appointment. If I need x-rays, done quickly and results out immediately for review during my visit with the specialist. If I call the office with a question or request, I get the results right away or very soon after. The operation of this practice is like a well oiled machine, runs smooth, in and out, but never feel rushed.
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02/03/2020

I am always so impressed with how fast and efficient everyone is. always a great experience
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02/01/2020

everyone has been very compassionate, efficient and provided great care. I'm very happy with my care!
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01/28/2020

everything went great, was very happy, thank you, David
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01/27/2020

great experience
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01/27/2020

all good
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12/11/2019

Always good at S.S. Orthopedics.
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Specializing In

Sports Medicine
Joint Replacement
Arthroscopy
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy

Medical Degree

Tufts University, Boston, MA

Internship

New England Deaconess Hospital / Harvard Surgical Service
Boston, MA

Research Associate

Tufts-New England Medical Center, Department of Sports Medicine

Residency

Tufts –New England Medical Center
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston, MA

Chief Residency

Reconstructive Surgery/Total Joint Replacement
New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA

Military Service

Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Director, Sports Medicine Services
Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas

Shoulder/Elbow Surgery and Sports Medicine Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, MA – Active Staff
New England Baptist, Boston, MA – Active Staff

Academic Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Tufts University School of Medicine
New England Medical Center
New England Baptist Hospital
Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine

Professional Memberships

MOA Massachusetts Orthopedic Association – Board of Directors, 2002-07
AANA Arthroscopy Association of North America – 1997-current
AAOS American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – 1997-current
SOMOS Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons – 1995-96
Associate Master Instructor, Arthroscopic Knee and Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopy of North America

Community Activities

Team Physician, Weymouth High School
Hingham Little League, Board of Directors

Awards Received

Arthroscopy Association of North America Resident/Fellow Award – Eleventh Annual Meeting,
Boston, Massachusetts, 1992
Eastern Orthopedic Association – Resident/Fellow Award, Twenty-third Annual Meeting, Dorado,
Puerto Rico, 1992
President, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Tufts University, 1985-86

Publications

Owen R. McConville, MD, Arthur J. Bowman, MD, Richard M. Kilfoyle, MD, John F. McConville, M.D.,
and Richard A. Mayo, MD. Bipolar hemiarthroplasty in degenerative arthritis. Clin. Orthop. 253:67,
1990.

McConville, OR, Kipnis, JM, and Richmond, JR – The Effect of Meniscal Status on Knee Stability
and Function after ACL Reconstruction. Arthroscopy 1993;9(4):431-439.

Richmond, JR, Manseau, CJ, Patz, R, and McConville, OR – Anterior Cruciate Reconstruction
using a Dacron Ligament Prosthesis. Am J Sports Med 20:24-28, 1992.

Nabors, ED, Richmond, JR, Vannah, WM, and McConville, OR – Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft
Tensioning in Full Extension. Am J Sports Med 23:488-492. 1995

McConville OR and Iannotti, JP – Partial Thickness Tears of the Rotator Cuff, Evaluation and
Management. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 7:32-43. Jan/Feb 1999.

McConville, OR – Total Hip Replacement. In: Nesathurai, S. and Blaustein, D., editors. Essentials
of Inpatient Rehabilitation. Blackwell Science, 2001.