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    Dr. Thal as visiting surgeon at Yonsei University
    Medical Center Seoul, Korea
Raymond Thal,MD - Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery
Raymond Thal, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon
& Medical Innovator

Dr. Thal is an orthopaedic surgeon, sub-specializing in sports medicine & arthroscopic surgery.

Dr. Thal Patents

U.S. Patents:

Foreign Patents:




European Patents


  • 2008: Knotless Needle Anchor Construction – Patent #DE 69637373
  • 2007: Knotless Seam Anchor Composition with Free Loop – Patent #DE 60030692
  • 2005: Knotless Seam Anchor System with Loop and Wrap – Patent#DE60024071


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Washington Football Team
  • The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Washington Sports Medicine Institute
  • OrthoBethesda
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