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Robert D. Bronstein, M.D.

Robert D. Bronstein, M.D.

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance

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As a Professor of Orthopaedics, in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester, I specialize in the care of sports-related injuries for athletes and physically active patients of all ages. I enjoy the opportunity to help athletes return to their previous level of activity following...
As a Professor of Orthopaedics, in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester, I specialize in the care of sports-related injuries for athletes and physically active patients of all ages. I enjoy the opportunity to help athletes return to their previous level of activity following injury.

My expertise includes treatment of injuries to the knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle. I have served as a team physician for all of the Rochester area professional teams and currently serve as Team Physician for the Rochester Amerks, the University of Rochester and Monroe Community College sports teams.

Certified Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Orthopaedics, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1992 - 1993

Residency, Rutgers/New Jersey Medical School GME <10 yrs ago. 1988 - 1992

Internship, Rutgers/New Jersey Medical School GME <10 yrs ago. 1987 - 1987

Education

MD | New Jersey Medical School. 1987

Awards

Nominated for the Dr. Moyer Award for outstanding physician in sports medicine. 2004

Orthopaedic Review, Resident Writers' Award finalist. 1992

Graduate tuition scholarship.

Dean's Award for Academic Achievement.

Research

I have authored nearly two dozen medical journal articles on such topics as ACL reconstruction techniques and clavicle and knee ligament injuries. I am certified as an orthopaedic surgeon by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and was among the first orthopaedic surgeons to obtain the ABOS Sub...
I have authored nearly two dozen medical journal articles on such topics as ACL reconstruction techniques and clavicle and knee ligament injuries. I am certified as an orthopaedic surgeon by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and was among the first orthopaedic surgeons to obtain the ABOS Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine. I currently serve the ABOS in several roles including question writing and examining ABOS candidates.

Publications

Journal Articles

Overuse Injuries in School-age Athletes

Bronstein, RD.

Doctor's Advice. 2009; 2(3): 18-21.

Knee Ligament Injuries.

Bronstein, R.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Your Orthopaedic Connection on line publications. 2008; .

Revision ACL reconstruction: Arthroscopic Pearl.

Bronstein, R.

Arthroscopy Association of North America Pearls. 2006; .

Taking the trauma out of clavicle fractures: Complications may require special apporaches to management.

Bronstein, R.

The Jornal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2006; 23(5): 321-328.

Two incision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with tensioned femoral post fixation.

Bronstein, R.

Techniques in Knee Surgery. 2005; 4(2): 100-111.

Complex Cases Should Not Hit Doctors Wallet.

Bronstein, R.

Democrat and Chronicle Newspaper (Rochester). 2004; .

Meniscal tears: current treatment options.

Bronstein, R.

Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. 2002; 13: 143-150.

Tackling the challenge of football injuries.

Bronstein, R.

The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2002; 19(10): 420-426.

Spontaneous healing of a patellar tendon anterior cruciate ligament graft. A case report.

Voloshin I, Bronstein RD, DeHaven KE

The American journal of sports medicine.. 2002 30 (5):751-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Postoperative analgesic requirements in patients undergoing arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

Wu, C.; Bronstein, R.; Chen, J.; Lee, D.; Rouse, L.

The American Journal of Anesthesiology. 2001; 28(4): 176-180.

Taking the trauma out of clavicle fractures.

Bronstein, R.

The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2001; 18(10): 485-494.

Postoperative analgesic requirements in patients undergoing arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

Bronstein, R.; Wu, C.; Chen, J.; Lee, D.; Rouse, L.

The American Journal of Orthoapedics. 2000; 29(12): 974-979.

Who should order MRI studies?

Bronstein, R.

The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2000; 17(6): 310.

Arthroscopic medial meniscal repair in the athlete.

DeHaven KE, Bronstein RD

Clinics in sports medicine.. 1997 January 16 (1):69-86. Epub 1900 01 01.

On field management of football injuries.

Bronstein, R.

The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 1995; 12(1): 14-24.

Open meniscus repair.

DeHaven, K.; Bronstein, R.

Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. 1994; 2(3): 172-176.

An obvious way to reduce costs.

Bronstein, R.

Orthopaedics Today. 1994; 14: 6.

Shoulder arthroscopy in the athlete. Practical applications.

Hurley J, Bronstein R

Sports medicine.. 1993 February 15 (2):133-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Localized pigmented villonodular synovitis presenting as a loose body in the knee.

Bronstein RD, Sebastianelli WJ, DeHaven KE

Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association.. 1993 9 (5):596-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

The usefullness of MRI in evaluating menisci after meniscus repair.

Bronstein, R.; Kirk, P.; Hurley, J.

Orthopaedics. 1992; 15: 149-152.

The usefullness of MR imaging in evaluating menisci after meniscal repair.

Hurley, J.; Kirk, P.; Bronstein, R.

Arthroscopy. 1992; 8: 400.

Dislocations following arthroplasties of the hip. Incidence, prevention, and treatment.

Rao JP, Bronstein R

Orthopaedic review. 1991 March 20 (3):261-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

A medical profile of institutionalized geriatric patients.

Ashton, J.; Bronstein, R.; Friedman, G.; Vill, K.

1984 Summer Research Program, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. 1984; : 1-3.

Books

AAOS (2001)

Chapter: Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care

Authors: Bronstein, R.; DeHaven, K.; Maloney, M.; Sebastianelli, W.; Cosgarea, A.; Black, K.;

Publisher: Contributing Author 2001

Rehabilitation in Sports Medicine (1998)

Chapter: Medical aspects of athletic knee injuries.

Authors: Bronstein, R.; DeHaven, K.

Publisher: Stamford, Appleton, and Lange 1998

The Lower Extremity and Spine in Sports Medicine (1995)

Chapter: Injuries to the menisci of the knee.

Authors: DeHaven, K.; Bronstein, R.

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis 1995

Current Therapy in Sports Medicine (1995)

Chapter: Arthroscopically assisted reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament using patellar tendon autograft.

Authors: Bronstein, R.; DeHaven, K.

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis 1995

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