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S. Brent Brotzman, MD

 Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon
Internationally Published Textbook Author

Austin Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Brotzman, is the author of 4 best-selling medical textbooks with Elsevier/Mosby/Harcourt entitled Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Editions and Handbook of Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. These textbooks cover orthopaedic treatment and rehabilitation of fractures and sports injuries including the knee, shoulder, foot and ankle and are required reading in many physical therapy, sports medicine, and PM&R programs in the US and abroad. They are distributed internationally and have been translated in eleven languages. The second edition was a best-seller for the second largest medical publisher in the world.

Dr. Brotzman is a Phi Beta Kappa and Magna cum Laude graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, graduating with high honors.He received his MD from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He graduated Top Ten in his medical school class (AOA), with awards for being the most outstanding plastic surgery medical student and the most outstanding general surgery medical student in his graduating class. 

Dr. Brotzman completed five years of orthopaedic surgery residency with the prestigious Campbell Clinic at the University of Tennessee Orthopaedic Surgery Program. The Campbell Clinic is the origin of the nationally recognized operative textbook Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics. He also completed an additional fellowship/sub-specialization in Lower Extremity Injuries at the Campbell Clinic.

Dr. Brotzman's Published Works:

Dr. Brotzman is the author of three internationally published best-selling medical textbooks with Elsevier/Mosby/Harcourt.

Dr. S. Brent Brotzman's Qualifications and Previous Affiliations:

  • Former Division I University team physician for men’s and women’s athletics at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi (4 years)

  • Clinical Assistant Professor – UT San Antonio Health Science Center – Dept. of Orthopaedics, responsible for teaching orthopaedic surgery residents in training.

  • Former Assistant Professor – Texas A&M University Health Science Center – Dept. of Pediatrics, responsible for teaching pediatric residents in training.

  • Former Adjunct Professor – Department of Kinesiology – Texas A&M – Corpus Christi.

  • Former Clinical instructor for the Family Practice Residency Programs at UT – San Antonio Health Science Center, Bay Area Medical Center, and Christus – Memorial Trauma Center.

  • Chapter co-author in Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Sports Medicine entitled Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle, which is published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. This textbook is written by the Academy to update orthopaedic surgeons on the latest operative techniques and advances.

  • Weekly sports medicine consultant for ABC’s South Texas affiliate, KIII, for 4 years. The weekly TV segment covered common sports injuries and orthopaedic topics.

  • Dr. Brotzman holds patents for two medical devices and several provisional patents.

  • Elected to Who’s Who in Orthopaedics 1991 and 1994.

  • Elected Top Forty Under Forty in Corpus Christi, Texas by the Corpus Christi Caller-Times/Greater Business Alliance in 1998.

  • Member of Directors Club in Tarpon Foundation – Texas A&M – Corpus Christi.

  • Member of Chancellor’s Council at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Dr. Brotzman is or has been a member of the following Organizations:

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