Brian J. Sennett, MD
Chief of Sports Medicine, Vice Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, Associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
From the November issue: T1p Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Assess Cartilage Damage After Primary Shoulder Dislocation.
Podcast: Listen to Dr. Sennett discuss his article in the November issue.
Brian J. Sennett, MD is the chief of Sports Medicine, vice chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, and an associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Sennett received his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he completed two surgical fellowships in sports medicine and upper extremity surgery at both the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Mississippi.
Following his education and training, Sennett began his career at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia in 1995, before joining the faculty in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1999 as the chief of Sports Medicine. Over the course of his career, Sennett has authored more than 80 articles and book chapters and has been recognized as one of the top educators in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He has received numerous research awards and is consistently included in the Top Doctors in America list, and “Top Doctors” in Philadelphia Magazine in the category of “Sports Medicine.” In 2014, Sennett was inducted into the inaugural class of the Academy of Master Clinicians in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Sennett also serves as Head Team Physician for Penn Athletics at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to overseeing all of the medical care for the University of Pennsylvania’s athletic programs, he had served as the Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia 76ers and Drexel University and as Assistant Team Physician for the Philadelphia Eagles. Sennett is currently an orthopaedic consultant to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Originally from New England, Sennett attended college at Brown University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biology. Sennett also played Division I baseball, was an All-Ivy League Team selection and was selected to the Academic All-American Team.