Speciality: Orthopaedics , Adult Reconstruction, Revision Knee Replacement, Hip Arthroscopy, Revision Hip Replacement, Direct Anterior Hip Replacement, Revision Total Hip Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Knee Osteoarthritis, General Orthopaedics, Primary Hip Surgery, Computer Navigated Hip Resurfacing, Hip Pathology, MAKOplasty/ Partial Knee Resurfacing

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USA - 10509.

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Commander Pierre A. Bruneau graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a History minor.

In 1991, he entered Tulane University School of Medicine on the Military Health Professions Scholarship Program and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1995. He began active naval service in 1995 as an intern in General Surgery at Naval Medical Center San Diego. After completing internship, he served with the Marines as the Battalion Surgeon for the 7th Communications Battalion in Okinawa, Japan from 1996-1997. This was followed by a two-year tour as a General Medical Officer onboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) where Commander Bruneau circumnavigated the globe became a shellback and earned his Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer pin. In 1999, he returned to Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) and completed the Orthopaedic Surgery residency in 2003.

Commander Bruneau served for four years as Attending Physician in Orthopaedic Surgery and Department Head at Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan. In 2008, he completed fellowship training in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York. In 2009, he deployed to Al Taqqadum as a staff Orthopaedic Surgeon in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, during this deployment he earned the Fleet Marine Force Qualified Officer pin. He has served as a staff Orthopaedic Surgeon at NMCSD for 7 years. During his tenure, he became a subject matter expert in hip arthroscopy and a sought-after advisor to the Orthopaedic Surgery specialty leader in matters of young adult hip pathology. He served as the division head of the adult reconstructive service and as a member of the venous thromboembolic committee created a tool to risk stratify orthopaedic patients that was consistent with the current recommendations of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. As an essential member of the combined Department of Defense / Veteran’s Administration team he developed and edited a clinical practice guideline for the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis.

Commander Bruneau is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He attained fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is the recipient of the Navy Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal and the Navy Achievement Medal in addition to unit, service, and campaign awards.

Education

Fellowship, Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
Internship, Basic Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
B.S. in Biology (magna cum laude), Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
August 2007 - July 2008
July 1999 - June 2003
July 1995 – June 1996
August 91 – June 1995
1986 – Dec 1990

 

Current Position

 

Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon
Adult Reconstruction and General Orthopaedics
CareMount Medical Group
185 Route 312
Brewster, NY 10509-2338
August 2015-present

 

Other Positions and Employment

 

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD
January 2014-July 2015
Director, Adult Reconstructive Service
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, CA
July 2010-July 2015
Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, CA
August 2008-June 2010
Fellowship, Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY August 2007 - July 2008
Department Head
Department of Musculoskeletal Services
United States Naval Hospital, Yokosuka
Yokosuka, Japan
July 2004 – July 2007
Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
United States Naval Hospital, Yokosuka
Yokosuka, Japan
July 2003 – June 2004
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA July 1999 - June 2003
General Medical Officer
United States Navy
U.S.S. John C. Stennis (CVN 74)
July 1997 – June 1999
Battalion Surgeon
7th Communication Battalion
United States Marine Corps
Okinawa, Japan
July 1996 - June 1997
Internship, Basic Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA July 1995 – June 1996

 

Certification and Licensure

 

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certificate
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
California State Medical License
New York State Medical License
Washington State Medical License
2005-2025
2005
1997-2015
2007-present
2010-2013

 

Professional Memberships and Activities

 

  Years
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
International Society of Hip Arthroscopy
Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
Western Orthopaedic Association
California Orthopaedic Association
American Medical Association
2010-present
2015-present
2015-present
2015-present
2013-2015
2011-2015
2013-2015
2005-2016

 

Committee Assignments and Administrative Services

 

  Years
VA / DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Non Surgical Management of Knee and Hip
Osteoarthritis - Working group member / Editor
Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Quality Team – Orthopaedic Champion
Medical Boards, Convening Authority, USNH Yokosuka, Japan
Credentials Committee, USNH Yokosuka, Japan
2013-2015

2011-2015
2006-2007
2004-2007

 

Educational Activities

 

Clinical Educator
Involved in direct resident education in both clinic and the operating room with a focus on hip arthroscopy and major joint arthroplasty.
Coordinate and teach a recurring anatomy lab on hip and knee arthroplasty
2008-2015


2010-2015

 

Publications

 

Barlow B, Reem J, Stanley M, Craven C, Bruneau P. Inter-rater and Intra-rater reliability of the Alpha Angle of the Hip: Is the Alpha Angle Reliable? Curr Orthop Pract. 2014;25:383-88.

 

Abstracts and Presentations

 

Local/Regional Meetings  
Femoral Stem Subsidence After Impaction Bone Grafting: A Comparison of Morselized Bone
Allograft versus Synthetic Bone Graft Substitute
Hospital for Special Surgery Research Day – New York, New York
June 2008
Management of Tibial Non-Unions
Orthopaedic Grand Rounds - San Diego, California
May 2003
Management of Calcaneal Fractures
Orthopaedic Grand Rounds – San Diego, California
December 2002
The Effectiveness of Magnetic Resonance Arthrography in the Diagnosis of Acetabular Labral
Tears: A Retrospective Review
Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgery – Vail, Colorado

December 2001

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