May Featured Author

Bruce S. Miller, MD, MS
Medical Director for MedSport
Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI


From the May issue: Clinical Outcomes After Anterior Shoulder Stabilization in Overhead Athletes: An Analysis of the MOON Shoulder Instability Consortium

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Miller discuss his article in the May issue.


Dr. Miller is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in sports medicine and surgery of the shoulder and knee.  Dr. Miller is the Associate Medical Director of MedSport, University of Michigan’s Sports Medicine Clinic, and also serves as the Director of University of Michigan’s Fellowship Program in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.  He is the Head of Orthopaedic Team Physician for the University of Michigan Football Team and Team Physician for the US Ski and Snowboard Teams, as well as the USA Rugby Team.

Dr. Miller is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, and was an All-American athlete as a Harvard undergraduate. He continued on at Harvard University to complete his residency training in orthopaedic surgery as well as a Fellowship in orthopaedic trauma surgery.  In addition, Dr. Miller has completed Fellowship training in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in Sydney, Australia, followed by a fellowship in Sports Medicine, Knee and Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

Dr. Miller specializes in all disorders of the shoulder, including shoulder replacement surgery, rotator cuff surgery, and fractures.  His practice also includes all sports injuries of the knee and shoulder (ACL and meniscus tears of the knee, cartilage injuries of the knee, shoulder instability).

Dr. Miller has an active clinical research program on sports injuries and disorders of the shoulder and knee.  His research in the field of rotator cuff tears has been recognized with many honors and awards.  He has authored numerous articles, chapters, and peer-reviewed publications on shoulder and knee injuries

Selected Other Published Work

Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Belk JW, Wolf BR, Hettrich CM, Ortiz SF, MOON Shoulder Instability Group,Bravman JT, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Bollier MJ, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cox CL,Feeley BT, Grant JA, Jones GL, Kuhn JE, Kelly JD, Ma CB, Marx RG, Miller BS, Sennett BJ, Smith MV,Wright RW, Zhang AL: Descriptive Epidemiology of the MOON Shoulder Instability Cohort. Am J Sports Med 46(5): 1064-1069, 04/2018. PM29505730/29505730

MARS Group: Surgical Predictors of Clinical Outcomes after Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med 45(11): 2586-2594, 09/2017. PM28696164

Huang H, Grant JA, Miller BS, Mirza FM, Gagnier JJ: A Systematic Review of the Psychometric Properties of Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments for Use in Patients with Rotator Cuff Disease. American Journal of Sports Medicine 43(10): 2572-2582, 01/2015. PM25622986

Kweon C, Gagnier JJ, Robbins CB, Bedi A, Carpenter JE, Miller BS: Surgical versus Nonsurgical Management of Rotator Cuff Tears: Predictors of Treatment Allocation. Am J Sports Med 43(10): 2368-72, 01/2015. PM26268847

Grant JA, Wilde J, Miller BS, Bedi A: Comparison of Inside-out and All-inside Techniques for the Repair f Isolated Meniscal Tears: A Systematic Review. Am J Sports Med 40(2): 459-468, 02/2012.PM21737837

Miller BS, Downie BK, Kohen RB, Kijek T, Lesniak B, Jacobson JA, Hughes RE, Carpenter JE: When Do Rotator Cuff Repairs Fail? Serial Ultrasound Examination after Arthroscopic Repair of Large and Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. Am J Sports Med 39(10): 2064-2070, 10/2011. PM21737833

Bernas GA, Ruberte Thiele RA, Kinnaman KA, Hughes RE, Miller BS, Carpenter JE: Defining Safe Rehabilitation for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow: A Biomechanical Study. Am J Sports Med 37(12): 2392-2400, 12/2009. PM19684292

Miller BS, Dorsey WO, Bryant CR, Austin JC: The Effect of Lateral Cortex Disruption and Repair on the Stability of the Medial Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy. Am J Sports Med 33(10): 1552-1557, 07/2005. PM16009980

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