4 things to know about the developer of the BEAR technique


Martha Murray, MD, is the co-developer of the Bridge-Enhanced ACL Repair — known as BEAR — technique, which is the first FDA-approved medical technology that enables healing of a torn ACL.

The technique was developed in collaboration with Braden Fleming, PhD, and utilizes stitches and a bridging scaffold to stimulate healing in the patient and preserve remaining ACL tissue. The technique has already been performed by various orthopedic and sports medicine surgeons.

Here are four things to know about Dr. Murray:

  1. Dr. Murray founded Miach Orthopaedics in 2007, which oversees the BEAR implant.
  2. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons awarded Dr. Murray the 2022 Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Clinical Research Award for her work with the BEAR implant.
  3. Dr. Murray has served as orthopedic surgeon in chief at Boston Children's Hospital since 2021.
  4. Dr. Murray has taught as a professor of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston since 2000.

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