Brett A. Freedman, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Compartment syndrome
  2. Spinal cord injury
  3. Traumatic injury
  1. Spine procedures
  2. Wound care
  • Spine trauma and spinal cord injury
  • Clinical outcomes research for spine surgery
  • Telehealth
  • Acute compartment syndrome
  • Advanced wound care
  1. 2008
    Fellow - Spine Surgery Fellowship: Director--John Heller, MD/Scott Boden, MDEmory University Medical Center
  2. 2006
    Residency - Residency Director: Timothy R. Kuklo, MD,JDWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  3. 2001
    Internship - Orthopedic SurgeryWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  4. 2000
    MDUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  5. 1995
    BSVanderbilt University

Certifications

  1. 2010
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    One of the Top CORR Reviewers for 2017Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR)
  2. 2017
    One of the three Best Scientific Exhibits at the 2017 AAOS Annual Meeting "SE59-Patient Reported Outcomes and Registry Development in Military Orthopaedics and Sports MedicineAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  3. 2017
    Founder's Paper Award for: "Continual Infrared Spectroscopy Monitoring in the Injured Extremity at Risk for Acute Compartment Syndrome--Results of a prospective, FDA-IDE TrialSociety of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  4. 2015
    Meritorious Service MedalUnited States Army
  5. 2015
    Best ORS Poster Award at the 31st Annual OTA MeetingOrthopaedic Trauma Association
  6. 2014
    Order of Military Medical MeritUnited States Army
  7. 2014
    Military Health System Research Symposium Award for Excellence-Outstanding Research Accomplishment/IndividualUnited States Army
  8. 2007
    Iraq Campaign MedalUnited States Army
  9. 2007
    Bronze Start MedalUnited States Army
  10. 2006
    Meritorious Service MedalUnited States Army
  11. 2006
    Baugh Research Award SemifinalistUniformed School of Health Sciences
  12. 2006
    32nd Annual Research Award Semi-FinalistBailey K. Ashford Laboratory
  13. 2006
    Best Resident AwardGEN Graves B. Erskine
  14. 2006
    1st Place Resident Research Award WinnerWashington Orthopaedic Society
  15. 2005
    Army Commendation MedalUnited States Army
  16. 2005
    Resident Leadership AwardPfizer Pain Management
  17. 2005
    Resident Research Day-1st PlaceWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  18. 2005
    Baugh Clinical Research Award SemifinalistUniformed School of Health Sciences
  19. 2005
    Resident/Fellow Research AwardEastern Orthopaedic Association
  20. 2005
    1st Place Resident Research AwardWashington Orthopaedic Society
  21. 2005
    Best Paper AwardAmerican College of Spine Surgery
  22. 2004
    Global War on Terrorism Service MedalUnited States Army
  23. 2004
    Resident/Fellow Research AwardEastern Orthopaedic Association
  24. 2004
    Wyeth-Resident/Fellow Scholarship/Award winning paperArthroscopy Association of North America
  25. 2004
    Resident Leadership AwardPfizer Pain Management
  26. 2004
    Resident Research Day-1st PlaceWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  27. 2004
    Army Achievement MedalUnited States Army
  28. 2003
    Resident/Fellow Research AwardEastern Orthopaedic Association/Southern Orthopaedic Association
  29. 2003
    Outstanding Paper AwardNorth American Spine Society
  30. 2003
    1st Place Resident Research AwardWashington Orthopaedic Society
  31. 2000
    Army Service RibbonUnited States Army
  32. 2000
    National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Start Device)United States Army
  33. 1999
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  34. 1996
    Army Commendation MedalUnited States Army
  35. 1995
    Army Achievement MedalUnited States Army
  36. 1995
    Phi Beta KappaVanderbilt University
  37. 1995
    Magna Cum LaudeVanderbilt University

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  2. 2017
    ABC Traveling FellowAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  3. 2016
    JOA Traveling FellowshipAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberEmerging Leaders Program, American Orthopaedic Association
  5. 2012 - present
    MemberNorth American Spine Society
  6. 2012 - present
    Active FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  7. 2005
    MemberAmerican Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
  8. 2003
    MemberSociety of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  9. 2002 - 2006
    Resident LiaisonAmerican Association of Orthopedic Surgeons

Publications