Kenneth R. Brooks, MD

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  • Professional Information

    Specialties :
    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Hospital Affiliation :
    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, John Sealy Hospital, Christus St. John Hospital, UTMB Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes

    Practice Name :
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

    Location :
    Nassau Bay, 77058 United States

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    Years in Practice :

    Description of Practice :
    Arthroscopy of the Shoulder, Hip, and Knee, Sports Medicine, Ligament and Tendon Injuries, Reconstructive Surgery of the Hip, Knee, and Shoulder, Personalized Total Knee Arthroplasty, Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty, Patellofemoral Disorders and Skeletal Malalignment, Arthritis of the Hip, Knee, and Shoulder, Fractures of the Extremities

    Areas of Expertise :
    Sports Medicine, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery, Hip Osteoarthritis, Knee Osteoarthritis, Hand and Wrist Osteoarthritis

    Education/Degree :
    Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School

    Year Graduated :

    Internships :
    Oregon Health Sciences (Preliminary Surgery); University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Surgery)

    Residencies :
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Orthopedic Surgery);

    Fellowships :
    Wayne State University (Orthopedic Sports Medicine); University of Texas Health Science Center (Adult Reconstruction); Detroit Medical Center (Orthopedic Sports Medicine)

    Board Certification :
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery- Orthopedic Surgery

    Faculty Appointments :

    • Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch � Galveston, 2010-Present
    • Local and Regional Public Speaking
    • Clinical Appointment, United Surgery Center Southeast, 2012-Present
    • Advisory Board, Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program, University of Texas Medical Branch � Galveston, 2013-Present

    Professional Society Memberships :
    American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Texas Orthopaedic Association

    Honors and Awards :

    • Patient's Choice Award, 2013
    • Compassion Doctor Recognition, 2013
    • ROSE Award for Outstanding Service Excellence, Oregon Health Sciences University, 2000, 2001
    • Provost�s Honors List, Dean's List, University of California, San Diego, Muir College, 1991-1993

    Articles/Publications :
    Has been Published

    • Capo JT, Kinchelow T, Brooks K, Tan V, Manigrasso M, Francisco K. Biomechanical Stability of Four Fixation Constructs for Distal Radius Fractures. Hand (N .Y). 2009, Sep; 4(3): 272-8.
    • Brooks KR, Lin SS, Berberian WS, Abidi NA, Vieira P. Calcanectomy for Treatment of the Infected Os Calcis. Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Sept 2004; 3(3): 165-176.

    Research Interests :
    �Biomechanical Comparison of Modern Internal Fixation Devices for Fractures of the Distal Radius: A Cadaveric Study�, �The Modified Direct Lateral Approach to the Hip: A Description and Patient Evaluation Using Electromyography�

    Attributes Success To:
    Hard Work, Support from Family, Staying Focused, Love of the Field, Getting Patients Healthier

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    Hobbies/Sports :
    Family, Coaching Youth Soccer, Golfing, Body Surfing

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