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Julie Y. Bishop, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics
Associate Program Director, Resident Education

Chief, Division of Shoulder Surgery Department of Orthopaedics
Team Physician, OSU Sports Medicine

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 Education and Background

  • Medical School - Cornell University Medical College, 1997
  • Internship - George Washington University, 1998
  • Residency - George Washington University, 2002
  • Fellowships
    • Shoulder Surgery - Mt Sinai Hospital (NY), 2003
    • Sports Medicine - University of Pittsburgh (PA) 2003

Experience and Interests

Dr. Julie Bishop joined the OSU Sports Medicine orthopedic staff in 2005. She specializes in treating disorders of the shoulder and elbow as well as all sports-related injuries. In particular, she is a sub-specialist in all disorders in the shoulder, including complex and revision type surgeries. She uses advanced open and arthroscopic surgical techniques to restore damaged joints, ligaments, and bones. Dr. Bishop has published extensively in the field of shoulder surgery, including multiple book chapters and scientific articles. She is currently involved in several shoulder-related clinical and basic science research projects.

She treats patients with all types of shoulder and elbow disorders including traumatic injuries, shoulder instabilities, labral tears, rotator cuff injuries, arthritis, sports-related injuries, arthroscopically-treated problems, total shoulder and reverse total shoulder replacement as well as shoulder and collar bone (clavicle) fractures.  One particular focus for her is revision shoulder instability procedures, especially instability (dislocations) due to bone loss.  Not only is this an area of clinical interest but also a focus of her research.  

Dr. Bishop is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is a member of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as the Ohio Medical Association and the Columbus Orthopaedic Society. She is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association and is one of only seven women shoulder surgeons in the country inducted into the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society.

Dr. Bishop is the Chief of the Division of Shoulder Surgery for the Ohio State Department of Orthopaedics.  She is very involved in education and is the director of The Ohio State University Medical School musculoskeletal course. She is the associate program director of resident education for the Ohio State orthopaedic residency program. She has won multiple teaching awards, including Teacher of the Year from the OSU College of Medicine and the orthopaedic residency program.