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Brandon S. Shulman, M.D.

Hand & Upper Extremity Specialist | Surgeon

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Office Locations:
DarienNorwalk, Westport

Specialty Areas:
Hand Surgery, Wrist and Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Surgery

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2022)

Medical Licenses:
New York

Brandon S. Shulman, M.D. is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with sub-specialty training in surgery of the hand and upper extremity. Following undergraduate studies at Columbia University and medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at NYU Langone Medical Center (Hospital for Joint Diseases). He then went on to complete his fellowship at Harvard University | Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston where he worked alongside world-renowned faculty and leaders in the field. Dr. Shulman is a member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH).

Dr. Shulman has a special interest and expertise in wide awake hand surgery, minimally invasive arthroscopic and endoscopic procedures of the wrist and shoulder, management of upper extremity arthritis, as well as treatment of traumatic injuries throughout the body. He specializes in the treatment of upper extremity injuries in athletes and musicians and treats adults and children.

Dr. Shulman is also an avid musician and studied bassoon performance at the Juilliard School. His diverse interests include playing guitar and piano, skiing, grilling, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

For more information on Dr. Shulman and articles on hand and upper extremities conditions and treatments, please visit Dr. Shulman’s website.

Fellowship & Graduate Training:

  • Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery; Harvard University – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Boston, MA
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center (Hospital for Joint Diseases); New York, NY, Executive Chief Resident
  • Research Fellowships:
    • NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases: Orthopaedic Trauma Research Fellowship
    • UCSF School of Medicine: Orthopaedics and Public Policy Summer Research Fellowship


  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philiadelphia, PA
  • B.A. in Biology (magna cum laude), Columbia University, Columbia College, New York, NY
    • Concentration in Music, Bassoon Instruction at the Juilliard School; New York, NY


  • Frauenthal Award for Clinical Research
  • Dr. Robert M. Toll Prize - Clinical Research Award
  • Hightower Scholar
  • Amgen Scholar NY/California
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll