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Brian L. Badman, M.D.

Board Certified orthopedic shoulder specialist

Dr. Badman is a highly accomplished orthopedic surgeon with a specialized focus on shoulder disorders. A native of South Bend, Indiana, he pursued his undergraduate and medical education at Indiana University. His academic journey was marked by exceptional achievements, earning him induction into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and graduating Summa Cum Laude during his undergraduate years. In medical school, he continued to excel, receiving an invitation to join the esteemed Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.

Dr. Badman's relentless pursuit of excellence extended into his professional training. In 2005, he completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Florida-Gainesville, followed by an intensive shoulder and elbow fellowship in 2006 at the Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa. During this fellowship, he had the privilege of working closely with renowned experts in the field, honing his expertise.

Recognizing his outstanding contributions to the field of orthopedics, Dr. Badman received an invitation to join the American Shoulder and Elbow Society—an esteemed recognition that attests to his expertise. He now holds the highest achievable membership level, denoting his profound commitment to advancing shoulder care.

Dr. Badman's true passion lies in the treatment of sports-related shoulder injuries, as well as addressing degenerative and traumatic shoulder conditions. His expertise encompasses a wide spectrum of procedures, including total shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic labral repair, arthroscopic bicep tenodesis, tendon transfers (lower trapezius), and fracture-related shoulder care.

Notably, Dr. Badman remains deeply committed to research and education. He serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma and Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and has authored over 20 peer-reviewed articles on various shoulder and elbow conditions. Furthermore, he generously dedicates his time to teaching orthopedic residents, fellows, and colleagues, imparting his invaluable knowledge and expertise in the field of shoulder surgery.

As a recognized leader in his field, Dr. Badman continuously endeavors to stay at the forefront of shoulder-related surgery. He shares his groundbreaking insights and advancements in shoulder technologies at both regional and national medical meetings. Additionally, he contributes as a design consultant for reconstructive shoulder implant technologies, influencing the evolution of cutting-edge solutions.

Dr. Badman and his dedicated staff prioritize effective communication and exceptional patient service, recognizing that patients have choices when it comes to their orthopedic care. His unwavering commitment to delivering the highest quality shoulder care stands as a testament to his unwavering dedication to the well-being of his patients.

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