Kenneth Bramlett, MD

Education:

9/73-5/77 Bachelor of Science – Chemistry/Math

Birmingham Southern College

Birmingham, Alabama

7/77-5/81 Doctor of Medicine

University of Alabama School of Medicine

Birmingham, Alabama

1/81-5/81 Travel Fellowship – Sports Medicine

Hannover Medical Center

Hannover, Germany

7/81-7/82 First Year Postgraduate Surgery – Internship

Baptist Medical Centers

Birmingham, Alabama

7/82-6/83 General Surgery Resident

University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center

Cooper Green Hospital

The Children’s Hospital of Alabama

Veteran’s Hospital – Birmingham

Lloyd Noland Hospital

7/86-2/87 Fellowship in Arthritis Reconstructive Surgery of the Shoulder, Hip, Knee and Foot

St. Joseph’s Hospital

Denver, Colorado

7/87-7/88 Fellowship in Total Joint Implantation and Research

Harvard Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

7/87-7/88 Medical Research Associate

Joint Mechanics & Research

Harvard Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

9/88-12/90 Alabama Arthritis/Joint Implant/Orthopedic Surgery Clinic

HealthSouth Medical Center

Birmingham, Alabama

4/91-7/04 Active Staff – Orthopedic Surgeon

HealthSouth Medical Center

Partner w/ Andrews, Lemak, Sherrill, Clancy and Nichols –

Alabama Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Clinic

Birmingham, Alabama

8/04 – 2013 Active Staff – Orthopedic Surgeon

Founder Orthopedic Sports Medicine Clinics of Alabama

Brookwood Medical Center & Affiliates

Ortho Sports Medicine Clinic of Alabama

2013 – 2019 Orthopedic Surgeon Specialist

Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D.  – Orthopedic Surgeon/Design Developer Consultant

Birmingham, Alabama

HONORS & AWARDS

Undergraduate Education – Birmingham Southern College

Phi Eta Sigma Honorary

Mortar Board Honorary

Rhodes Scholar Finalist

Omicron Delta Kappa

Summa Cum Laude Math & Chemistry B.S.; Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1977

William Battle Award – Outstanding Scholastic Athlete; Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama 1976 -1977

Collegiate Baseball, Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama 1973-1977

Graduate Education – University of Alabama Medical School

Selected as Best Teaching Resident, University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School, 1986

Received recognition for best paper presented to Orthopedic Division of Southern Medical            Association, Orlando Florida; Investigation of Centrifugation Methods for Processing Polymethyl Methacrylate Based Bone Cement, 1985

Chief Resident; University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 1985-1986

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Alabama Orthopedic Society

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

American Academy of Hip & Knee Surgeons

American College of Sports Medicine

American Medical Association

American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society

Birmingham Academy of Medicine

Jefferson County Medical Society

Jefferson County Orthopaedic Society

Medical Association of Alabama

Southern Medical Association

Southern Orthopaedic Association

LICENSURE AND BOARDS

1982 Physician, State of Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

June 30, 1982

License #10293

1982 Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners

July 2, 1982

1986 Physician, State of Colorado Board of Medical Examiners

April 10, 1986

License # 27374

Has not renewed due to area of present practice

1987 Physician, State of Massachusetts Board of Medical Examiners

June 3, 1986

License # 57702

1988 Physician, State of Florida Board of Medical Examiners

August 7, 1989

License # 55675

1991 Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Certification date July 12, 1991

2001 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Certification – December 31, 2001 through December 31, 2011

2011 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Certification – December 31, 2011 through December 31, 2021

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

  1. On Field Evaluation and Treatment of Sports Injuries: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. and Ronald G. Durr, M.D., Editors James R. Andrews, M.D. and William G. Clancy, M.D.
  2. Injuries in Baseball:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D., Hip Injuries in Baseball. Editors James R. Andrews, M.D. and Bertram Zrins, M.D.
  3. Surgical Treatment of Haglund’s Deformity Parallel Incision Technique: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Southeastern Orthopaedic Foot Club in association with the University of South Alabama Medical School.  Point Clear, Alabama May 2, 1996.
  4. Surgical Treatment of Haglund’s Deformity Parallel Incision Technique: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at Grand Rounds, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Grandview Hospital and Medical Center. Dayton, Ohio, May 7, 1996.
  5. Preparing Orthopaedics to Compete in Managed Care:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Alabama Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting. Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama May 2-5, 1996.
  6. DRG 209: A Five-Year Outcome Study: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Alabama Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting.  Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama, May 2-5, 1996
  7. Managed Care for the Workplace Environment: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the South Alabama Association of Occupational Health Nurses Annual Meeting.  Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham, Alabama January 8, 1998.
  8. Impingement Syndrome of the Shoulder:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Alabama Association of Rehabilitation Providers in Private Sector Monthly Meeting.  Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham, Alabama January 9, 1988.
  9. Decreasing Clinical Outcome Variance Using Different Disease Management Protocols:  A Prospective Model of DRG 209:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. , William D. Krauss, D.O. and Carol K. Wells, RN, CRNFA.  Accepted for publication in Journal of Arthroplasty.
  10. Impingement Syndrome – the Most Common Shoulder Complaint:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization, Inc. Mobile Convention Center, Mobile, Alabama May 8, 1998.
  11. Decreasing Clinical Outcome Variance Using Differential Disease Management Protocols:  A Prospective Model of DRG 209:  :  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. , William D. Krauss, D.O. and Carol K. Wells, RN, CRNFA.  Presented at the Southern Orthopaedic Association’s 12th Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 30, 1998.
  12. Knee Injuries in the Workplace:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the ASIA Summer Conference, Destin, Florida, August 23, 1999.
  13. Minimal Invasive Solutions:  Mini & Two Incision Total Hip Arthroplasty: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the American Sports Medicine Institute 8th Meeting of the American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society.  Birmingham, Alabama 2003.
  14. Sequential Steps in Total Hip Arthroplasty:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. presented at the American Sports Medicine Institute 8th Meeting of the American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society,  Birmingham, Alabama June 5, 2003.
  15. MIS Total Hip Arthroplasty:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the HealthStream Hip & Knee Symposium.  Big Sky, Montana, July 25, 2003.
  16. Techniques to Improve Total Knee Arthroplasty:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the HealthStream Symposium. Big Sky, Montana July 26, 2003.
  17. Mini total Hip Arthroplasty:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the St. Louis University School of Medicine Hip & Knee Arthroplasty Symposium.  Atlanta, Georgia, April 2, 2004.
  18. Uni Total Knee Arthroplasty: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the St. Louis University School of Medicine Hip & Knee Arthroplasty Symposium.  Atlanta, Georgia, April 2, 2004.
  19. Uni Total Knee Arthroplasty: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Alabama Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting.  Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama April 30, 2004.
  20. Minimal Invasive Surgery for Bone Neoplasm’s:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. and Kenneth A. Jaffe, M.D. Presented at the Alabama Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting.  Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama, April30, 2004.
  21. MIS Total Hip Arthroplasty:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Alabama Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting.  Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama April 30, 2004.
  22. Sequential Steps in MIS Total Hip Arthroplasty: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Alabama Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting.  Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama April 30., 2004.
  23. Mini Total Knee Arthroplasty:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at Grand Rounds, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama May 28, 2004.
  24. MIS Total Knee Arthroplasty:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the 2nd Annual Emerging Techniques and Technologies in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Atlanta, Georgia, April 15, 2005.
  25. The Economics of Arthroplasty:  A Chronical of Survival:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D.Presented at the 20th Annual Vail Orthopaedic Symposium, Vail, Colorado, January 26, 2006.
  26. Minimally Invasive Orthopaedic Surgery: Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at Grand Rounds, Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, January 25, 2007.
  27. Why Should We Press Fit Our TKSs with the NexGen Complete Knee Solution? Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D.  Presented at the Zimmer Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, The Westin Buckhead Atlanta, Georgia, April 13, 2007.
  28. The Tri-vector Approach:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Zimmer Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, the Westin Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, April 13, 2007.
  29. OrthP.A.C.E. Clinical Pathway, Clinical Efficiency Study; Total Hip and Knee Symposium: Approaches, techniques, Pitfalls, Complications:  Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Presented at the Sixth Joint Meeting of the Alabama and Mississippi Orthopaedic Societies, Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Point Clear, Alabama , May 4, 2007.
  30. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Dose-Ranging Study Comparing Wound Infiltration of DepoFoam Bupivacaine, an Extended –Release Liposomal Bupivacaine, to Bupivacaine HCL for Postsurgical Analgesia in Total Knee Arthroplasty 2011, Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D. Et al.
  31. “Integrated Approach for the Ortho-Sports Medicine Patient Care Management:  A Total Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes Study” has been published by The Journal Bone & Joint Surgery – British Volume (Proceedings) 2012, Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D.
  32. “What the Hunter Needs – Expeditious Health Care” presented to the Grand Slam Orvis Conference, Guest Lecturer, 2012, Reno, Nevada, Kenneth W. Bramlett, M.D.
  33. Double Bundle Allograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction:  Presented at the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction – Middle East.  Dubai International Convention Center, Dubai, United Aram Emirates, November 13, 2015.
  34. Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Presented at the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction – Middle East.  Dubai International Convention Center, Dubai, United Aram Emirates, November 13, 2015.
  35. Rapid Shoulder Rehabilitation:  Presented at the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction – Middle East.  Dubai International Convention Center, Dubai, United Aram Emirates, November 13, 2015.
  36. Combined Chondral and Meniscal Defects in the Knee:  Presented at the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction – Middle East.  Dubai International Convention Center, Dubai, United Aram Emirates, November 14, 2015.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  1. Clinical Investigator on Global Total Shoulder Development Panel:  Charles A. Rockwood, M.D., Chairman, DePuy, Inc. 1990-Present.
  2. Biomechanical Efficiency of Trivector Arthrotomy for TKA: Alabama Arthritis Joint Implant Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic, P.C., HealthSouth medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 192-2004.
  3. Design and Prototype Development of Posterior Stabilized Total Knee System Modular F.A.B. Systems, Kirschner Medical Inc. 1992-1994.
  4. Design and Development of Universal Articulated Cutter for the Tibia for Tal Knee Arthroplasty. Disclosed February 1992, Kirschner/Manufactured August 1992, Kirschner.
  5. Orthopaedic Patient Activity Competence Evaluation:  ORTHOP.A.C.E. System Development for Medical Management, Walk, Inc., Alabama Arthritis Joint Implant Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic, P.C., Birmingham, Alabama 1988 – Present.
  6. Surgeon Advisory Panel for Kirschner Total Knee Design, Timonium, Maryland, 1991-1994.
  7. Board of Medical Advisors for Orthomet, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1993 -1994.
  8. Developed Vi-Vac Cement Processor in conjunction with Mr. B. Bakels of The Polygroup, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1987. Disclosed February 1987, Zimmer Inc.: Disclosed August 1987. Howmedica.
  9. Participating in Biomaterial Research Society Special Session, Current State and Reaction of Polymethyl Methacrylate Bone Cement;  Improvement and Clinical Application.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, February 1986.
  10. Investigation of Vacuum Mixed versus Centrifuged Polymethell Methacrylate Bone Cement in an in vivo model consisting of an intramedullary prosthesis and clinical simulation of various cemented implants.  1984-1986, Johnson and Johnson, developed Johnson and Johnson centrifuge system.
  11. An Analysis of Blood Management in Patient Undergoing Total Hip and Knee Surgery (the O.R.T.H.O. initiative).  Presented at UAB Grand Rounds, Resident Annual Conference 2001, Birmingham, Alabama.
  12. Co-Investigator of Zimmer MIS two incision hip arthroplasty and Unicondylar total knee arthroplasty.  2001-2005,  Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer, Inc.
  13. Participant of the Research and Development of Zimmer MIS instrumentation Patella Femoral Instrument Design and Development Project: 1998-2005,  Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer, Inc.
  14. OrthoP.A.C.E. MIS Clinical Pathway:  Standardization Efficiency Study: 2007-2012, Warsaw, Indiana.
  15. Impact of the ORTHOP.A.C.E. Patient Management System on Patient Outcomes, Physician Efficiency, and Total Cost for the Total Knee Arthroplasty 2007 – present.
  16. Clinical Applications and Diagnostic C capabilities of the Innervue Scope; 2005-2008.
  17. Why should we press fit out TKSs with NexGen Complete Knee solution; 2007-present, University of Alabama, Grand Rounds, 2007.
  18. Arthroscopic Fluid Management Study – DePuy Miteck, Brookwood Medical Center, 2010 Birmingham, Alabama.
  19. DVT Prevention Trial in Total Knee Arthroplasty – capstone Clinical Trials 2006-2008,  Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer, Inc.
  20. Consultant in development of Ambulatory Surgical Center, Ibn Sina Hospital, Ajman, United Arab Emirates, 2014-2016.
  21. Exparel  – Pull Article we did development research

DEVELOPMENT

  1. Founder of the Zimmer MIS Institute at Orthopedic Sports Medicine Clinics of Alabama. Birmingham, Alabama, 2004.
  2. An investigator of patient outcomes and results to establish critical pathways through ORTHOP.A.C.E. protocols; prehabilitation and rehabilitation of patient processing. 1988 – present.
  3. Outcomes measuring of the impact MIS procedures has on hip, knee and shoulder surgical procedures. Clinical Investigation Trial and Cost Outcomes Management.
  4. Evaluates the cost effectiveness of the prehabilitation ORTHOP.A.C.E. protocol through patient outcomes.
  5. ISTA 2010 The Impact of Patient Prehabilitation on the Overall Outcome of Total Knee Arthroplasty Surgery.  The 23rd Annual Congress of International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty.  Dubai, United Aram Emirates. October 6-9, 2010.
  6. Medial Emergent Staff, F1 Abu Dhabi, Grand Prix, November 2012.

GRANTS

  1. Johnson and Johnson Orthopaedic Division, August 1984. Provided support for the development and investigation of an autoclave, externally-powered centrifuge for rapid processing of polymethyl methacrylate based on bone cement.  Project exhibited at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1985.
  2. Johnson and Johnson Orthopaedic Division, beginning March 1986.  Provided support for the development and investigation of fatigue testing of conventional, centrifuged, and vacuum mixed PMMA in conjunction with the University of Alabama Biomaterial Research Laboratories.
  3. Clinical Investigator for Johnson and Johnson Orthopaedic Division of vacuum/vibration PMMA processing techniques using patent pending prototype 1994.
  4. Kirschner Clinical Education Director.  Design and Development of Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty System, august 1992-2000.
  5. Kirschner Clinical Education Director.  Design and Development of series II Total Knee Arthroplasty Instruments, May 1992-2000.
  6. Joint Medical Products Clinical Education Director, May 1992-2000.
  7. Zimmer Orthopaedic Division, 2007-2012. Impact of the ORTHOP.A.C.E. Patient Management System on Patient Outcomes, Physician Efficiency, and Total Cost for Total Knee Arthroplasty.

Position:  Orthopedic Surgeon

Organization: Bramlett Orthopedics

Office Address: 200 Montgomery Highway, Suite 200

Vestavia, Alabama 35216

Phone: (205)783-5900

Fax: (205)783-5907