When it comes to taking care of your body, nothing beats experience. Dr. Bryan performs over 230 total knee replacements and 50 uni-compartmental knee replacements annually.
The Houston Business Journal recently named Dr. Bryan as one of Houston's top surgeons for knee replacements based on a national study reviewing more than 16,000 surgeons nationwide along with 3,575 hospitals.
The research, compiled by nonprofit ProPublica, was gathered using Medicare payment data from 2009 to 2013. It looked at eight common elective surgeries performed typically on healthy patients. They reported using an adjusted complication rate to discover where a surgeon falls.
Dr. Bryan was one of only a handful of physicians named in the article. He attributes his success to years of experience, attention to detail and strong patient communication. "I can't overstate the importance of the patient's role in their recovery. Properly preparing patient's for a successful surgery and rehabilitation are essential for a healthy recovery."
Dr. Bryan has been in practice for over thirty five years at the Texas Medical Center in Houston. He earned a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland before graduating with his M.D. from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His internship and orthopedic surgery residency was completed at the Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Bryan completed multiple surgical fellowships including a sports medicine fellowship at the Berkshire Sports Medicine Institute of the North Adams Regional Hospital in Williamstown, Massachusetts, an arthritis and implant surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, New York, an AO trauma and hip surgery fellowship at Inselspital in Berne, Switzerland, and a knee sports medicine and reconstruction fellowship at Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He is licensed by the state of Texas and is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. Over the course of his career, Dr. Bryan has served as the team physician for the Houston Astros, the Houston Hotshots and the US Olympic cycling team. He now concentrates his practice on adult total knee and shoulder replacements.