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Oct. 10, 2016 - USA Mourns Loss of Dr. Angus McBryde

angus-mcbryde.jpgDr. Angus McBryde, professor and interim chair of the department of orthopaedics at the University of South Alabama, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 4, 2016.

Dr. McBryde received his undergraduate degree at Davidson College and earned his medical degree from Duke Medical School. From there he completed a general surgery internship and junior residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. McBryde then served two years in the U.S. Navy, including a year in Vietnam as well as a year at the Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego. He completed his orthopaedic residency at Duke Medical Center in 1971.

A noted academician and skilled surgeon with nationally recognized expertise in sports medicine, Dr. McBryde served as team physician for the World Games in Yugoslavia in 1987 and for the U.S. National Team for both the Seoul and Atlanta summer Olympics.

Dr. McBryde served as professor and chair of orthopaedics at USA from 1991-1996. From 1996 to 2000, Dr. McBryde served as professor and chair of the department of orthopaedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. He then moved to the USC School of Medicine in Columbia S.C. to join the faculty as professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery and director of USC Sports Medicine from 2000 to 2005.

Prior to returning to USA, Dr. McBryde also served as director of the American Sports Medicine Institute Ankle and Foot Fellowship at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Birmingham, Ala. He practiced at the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center with subspecialty care delivered to competitive athletes.

Dr. McBryde is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Kay McBryde of Columbia, S.C.; his sister Read M. Spence and her husband Jim of Greensboro, N.C., and his brother Neill G. McBryde and his wife Peggy of Charlotte, N.C.; children of his first marriage to Jane Rostan McBryde: sons, Angus M. McBryde III and his wife Margaret of Charlotte, N.C., and Dr. JP McBryde and his wife Karen of Abu Dhabi, UAE; daughters, Dr. Holly McBryde Mason and her husband Dr. John Mason of Charlottesville, Va., and Mary McBryde and her husband George Newcomb of Norwich, Vt.; 10 grandchildren: Grace McBryde, Jane McBryde, Lea McBryde, Rostan McBryde, Gillie McBryde, John Mason, Mary Holland Mason, Mac Mason, Maddie Newcomb, and Angus Newcomb; the children and grandchildren of Kay McBryde who he embraced, Mary Beth O'Briant and Sam of John's Creek, Ga., and their children John, Will and Charlie; Peter Joseph Brennan, Jr. of Charlotte, N.C., and his children Kelli and Britani; Catherine Parker Brennan of Charleston, S.C., and her children Parker and Vann; and Anna Kelly Brennan of Birmingham, Ala., and her children Elizabeth and Jacob. In addition, Dr. McBryde leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews who loved him greatly.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Davidson College for The McBryde Family Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 7170, Davidson, NC 28035 or to the Southern Orthopaedic Association for the Angus M. McBryde, Jr. MD Memorial Fund c/o Chuck Freitag 110 West Rd. Ste.227 Towson MD 21204.

Read Dr. McBryde's full obituary here.

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