Ian S. MacLean, MD

Specialties

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Ian MacLean is fellowship-trained in sports medicine specializing in arthroscopic and open surgery of the knee and shoulder. He also performs shoulder replacements. He is passionate about getting athletes of all ages back to the sports and activities they enjoy. This involves synthesizing each person’s unique goals and particular problem and then matching those with the appropriate intervention ranging from nonoperative management to surgery. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. His hobbies include cycling, running, and reading.

Ian S. MacLean, M.D.

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757-422-8476

Education & Training

  • University of Virginia, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, 2022
  • Rush University Medical Center, Orthopedic Residency, 2021
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 2016
  • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 2012

Patient Handouts

Knee rehabilitation guidelines

Shoulder rehabilitation guidelines

Additional rehabilitation guidelines

Hospital & Team Affiliations

Team affiliations

  • Head team physician, Norfolk State University Athletics
  • Team physician, Norfolk Admirals Hockey
  • Team physician, Virginia Beach High School football

Organizations & Awards

Awards

  • 100th Percentile score, Orthopedic In-Training Exam
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Merck Manual Award
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Organizations

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association

Treatments

  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Impingement – rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Labrum surgery
  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) repair/reconstruction
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Meniscal transplant surgery
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative rotator cuff tear treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder separation treatment
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Revision knee surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder separation surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries

Video: Get to Know Dr. Ian MacLean

Video: Rotator Cuff Basics You Should Know

  • University of Virginia, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, 2022
  • Rush University Medical Center, Orthopedic Residency, 2021
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 2016
  • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 2012

Knee rehabilitation guidelines

Shoulder rehabilitation guidelines

Additional rehabilitation guidelines

Team affiliations

  • Head team physician, Norfolk State University Athletics
  • Team physician, Norfolk Admirals Hockey
  • Team physician, Virginia Beach High School football

Awards

  • 100th Percentile score, Orthopedic In-Training Exam
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Merck Manual Award
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Organizations

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association

  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Impingement – rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Labrum surgery
  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) repair/reconstruction
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Meniscal transplant surgery
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative rotator cuff tear treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder separation treatment
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Revision knee surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder separation surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries