November Featured Author


Stephen Brockmeier, MD
University of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, VA

From the November Issue: Arthroscopic Suprapectoral and Open Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis: A Comparison of Minimum 2-Year Clinical Outcomes

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Brockmeier discuss his article in the November issue.


Dr. Stephen Brockmeier is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a sub-specialty certification in Sports Medicine. He joined the University of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2010, where he is an Associate Professor and specializes in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery. His primary areas of clinical and research interest are in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder with a specific focus on sports injuries of the upper extremity. He is the fellowship director for the UVA Sports Medicine Fellowship and serves as team physician for the University of Virginia as well as for James Madison University.

Prior to joining the UVA faculty, Dr. Brockmeier completed medical school and Orthopaedic residency training at Georgetown University followed by a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He then spent three years in practice in Charlotte, North Carolina, specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and shoulder surgery. While in Charlotte, he served as team physician for the Charlotte Bobcats and was an orthopaedic consultant for a number of high schools and youth baseball organizations.

Dr. Brockmeier is actively involved on the national level in a number of societies including AOSSM, where he currently serves on the Council of Delegates and the Education Committee. He recently participated in the AOSSM/ESKKA Traveling Fellowship to Europe. During his career, Dr. Brockmeier has been actively involved in basic science and clinical research with a focus on outcomes after arthroscopic shoulder surgery and shoulder reconstruction. Current research includes biomechanical and clinical studies evaluating the arthroscopic management of biceps tendon disorders of the shoulder, outcomes after SLAP repair and revision SLAP repair, and anatomic and clinical features of anatomic ACL reconstruction. He is the principle investigator currently on clinical trials evaluating scaffold augmentation of rotator cuff repair and stemless total shoulder arthroplasty. In addition, he has authored numerous textbook chapters, review articles, and peer-reviewed studies and has given local, regional, and national talks and presentations in these areas.

Selected Other Published Works in AJSM

Effect of Graft Choice on the Outcome of Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Cohort Am J Sports Med October 2014 42 23012310doi: 10.1177/0363546514549005

Differences in Mechanisms of Failure, Intraoperative Findings, and Surgical Characteristics Between Single- and Multiple-Revision ACL Reconstructions: A MARS Cohort Study Am J Sports Med July 2013 41 15711578; published online before print May 22, 2013, doi: 10.1177/0363546513487980

Anatomic Femoral Tunnels in Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Inside-Out Versus Outside-In Drilling Am J Sports Med January 2013 41 4350; published online before print November 9, 2012, doi: 10.1177/0363546512465169

Anatomic Femoral Tunnel Drilling in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Use of an Accessory Medial Portal Versus Traditional Transtibial Drilling Am J Sports Med June 2012 40 13131321; published online before print April 20, 2012, doi: 10.1177/0363546512443047

Association Between Previous Meniscal Surgery and the Incidence of Chondral Lesions at Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Am J Sports Med April 2012 40 808814; published online before print February 28, 2012, doi: 10.1177/0363546512437722

Intra-articular Findings in Primary and Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery: A Comparison of the MOON and MARS Study Groups Am J Sports Med September 2011 39 18891893; published online before print June 6, 2011, doi: 10.1177/0363546511406871

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