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Brandon S. Shulman, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas

Hand Surgery, Wrist and Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Surgery

Licensure

Connecticut (2021)
New York (2021)

 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
Fellowship

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Harvard University – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
(Hospital for Joint Diseases)
New York, NY

  • Executive Chief Resident
 EDUCATION:
Medical

Doctor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

  • Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Trauma Research Fellowship; New York, NY
  • UCSF School of Medicine: Orthopaedics and Public Policy Summer Research Fellowship under Dr. Kevin Bozic; San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts in Biology (magna cum laude)
Concentration in Music
Columbia University, Columbia College
New York, NY

  • Bassoon Instruction – The Juilliard School
 HOSPITAL & SURGICAL CENTER AFFILIATIONS:
 Present

Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT

Danbury Hospital
Danbury, CT

St. Vincent's Hospital
Bridgeport, CT

Surgery Center of Connecticut

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)

 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
Present 

Private Practice, OrthoConnecticut
Norwalk, CT

 AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS:
 

Frauenthal Award for Clinical Research
NYU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Research Award

 

Dr. Robert M. Toll Prize, Clinical Research Award
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

 

Hightower Scholar
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

 

Magna Cum Laude
Columbia College, Columbia University

 

AMGEN Scholars Program
Columbia University

 PUBLICATIONS:
 

Shulman B, Rettig M, Yang S, Sapienza A, Bosco J, Paksima N. Tourniquet Use for Short Hand Surgery Procedures Done Under Local Anesthesia Without Epinephrine. J Hand Surg Am. 2020 Jun;45(6).

Shulman B, Catalano L. Wrist Arthroscopy Scope for the Best and Plan for the Worst. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 2020;78(1):81-87.

Shulman B, Hutzler L, Karia R, Bosco J. The Effect of Length of Stay and Discharge Disposition on Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Scores in Orthopaedic Patients. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 May 1;27(9).

Egol KA, Shulman B, Belayneh R, Karia R, Zuckerman JD. Does a Learning Curve Exist for the Surgical Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures? Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 2018 Dec;76(4):265-268.

Shulman B, Bekisz J, Lopez C, Maliha S, Mahure S, Hacquebord J. The Association Between Concomitant Ulnar Nerve Compression at the Elbow and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Hand (N Y). 2018 Nov 30.

Shulman B, Crowe B, Hutzler L, Karia R, Bosco J. Socioeconomic Status Negatively Affects HCAHPS Scores in Orthopedic Patients The Results of 15,789 Patients at a Single Institution. Bull Hosp Joint Dis. 2018 Sep;76(3):216-220.

Taormina DP, Shulman B, Lee JH, Karia R, Marcano A, Egol KA. The outcome of patients with cultured pathogens at time of nonunion surgery. Acta Orthop Belg. 2018 Mar;84(1):1-10.

Shulman B, Rettig M, Sapienza A. Management of Pisotriquetral Instability. J Hand Surg Am. 2018 Jan;43(1):54-60.

Blake MH, Lu M, Shulman B, Glaser DL, Huffman GR. Arthroscopic Cortical Button Stabilization of Isolated Acute Neer Type II Fractures of the Distal Clavicle. Orthopedics.  2017 Oct 2:1-5.

Shulman B, Marcano AI, Davidovitch RI, Karia R, Egol KA. Nature's wrath - The Effect of Weather on Pain Following Orthopaedic Trauma. Injury. 2016 Aug;47(8):1841-6.

Shulman B, Taormina DP, Patsalos-Fox B, Davidovitch RI, Karia RJ, Egol KA.  Sexual Function Is Impaired After Common Orthopaedic Nonpelvic Trauma. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Dec;29(12):e487-92.

Lee JH, Hutzler LH, Shulman B, Karia RJ, Egol KA.  Does Risk for Malnutrition in Patients Presenting with Fractures Predict Lower Quality Measures?  J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Aug;29(8):373-8.

Shulman B, Liporace F, Davidovitch R, Karia R, Egol KA. Sleep Disturbance Following Fracture is Related to Emotional Well Being Rather than Functional Result.  J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Mar;29(3):e146-50.

Shulman B, Lee J, Liporace F, Egol KA. Minimally Displaced Radial Head/Neck Fractures (Mason I, OTA Types 21A2.2 and 21B2.1): Are We “Over Treating” Our Patients? J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Feb;29(2):e31-5.

Taormina DP, Shulman B, Karia R, Spitzer AB, Konda SR, Egol KA.  Older age does not affect healing time and functional outcomes after fracture nonunion surgery.  Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2014 Sep;5(3):116-21.

Shulman B, Patsalos-Fox B, Lopez N, Konda S, Tejwani N, Egol KA. Do the Elderly Fare Worse Following Operative Treatment of Distal Femur Fractures Using Modern Techniques?  Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2014 Mar;5(1):27-30

Shulman B, Egol KA. Open Reduction Internal Fixation for Proximal Humerus Fractures: Indications, Techniques, and Pitfalls.  Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 2013 71 Suppl 2:54-9.

Shulman B, Ong C, Lee J, Karia R, Zuckerman J, Egol KA. Outcomes After Fixation Of Proximal Humerus (OTA Type 11) Fractures In The Elderly Using Modern Techniques. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2013 Mar;4(1):21-5

Anakwenze OA, Baldwin K, Milby AH, Warrender W, Shulman B, Abboud JA. Arthroscopic Repair of Large Rotator Cuff Tears Using the Double-row Technique: An Analysis of Surgeon Experience on Efficiency and Outcomes. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Jan;22(1):26-31

Bozic K, Bashyal R, Anthony S, Chiu V, Shulman B, Rubash HE. Is Administratively Coded Comorbidity and Complication Data in Total Joint Arthroplasty Valid? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jan;471(1):201-5

Chakrabarty S, Shulman B, Martin, JH. Activity-Dependent Codevelopment of the Corticospinal System and Target Interneurons in the Cervical Spinal Cord. JNeurosci 2009 29(27):8816 – 8827

 PODIUM PRESENTATIONS:
 

Shulman B, Rettig M, Yang S, Bosco J, Paksima N. Tourniquet Use Does Not Diminish Patient Satisfaction in Wide-Awake Hand Surgery. Podium Presentation at AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/6/18-3/10/18; New Orleans, LA.

Shulman B, Lopez C, Hacquebord J. Concomitant Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Are We Overtreating? Podium Presentation at ASSH Annual Meeting Residents and Fellows Conference; 9/6/17; San Francisco, CA.

Shulman B, Karim A, Rettig M, Yang S, Bosco J, Paksima N. Patient Reported Outcomes After Wide Awake Hand Surgery. Podium Presentation at NY Society for Surgery of the Hand Residents and Fellows Night; 5/9/17; New York, NY.

Shulman B, Taormina D, Patsalos-Fox B, Davidovitch R, Karia R, Egol KA. Sexual Function is Impaired Following Common Orthopaedic Trauma. Podium Presentation at OTA Annual Meeting, 10/15/14-10/18/14, Tampa, FL.

Shulman B, Liporace F, Davidovitch R, Karia R, Egol KA. Sleep Disturbance Following Fracture is Related to Emotional Well Being rather than Functional Result.  Podium Presentation at OTA Annual Meeting; 10/9/13-10/12/13; Phoenix, AZ. Podium Presentation at AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/11/13-3/15/14; New Orleans, LA.

Shulman B, Marcano A, Davidovitch R, Karia R, Egol KA. Nature’s Wrath – The Effect of Daily Weather Patterns on Postoperative Pain Following Orthopaedic Trauma.  Podium Presentation at OTA Annual Meeting; 10/9/13-10/12/13; Phoenix, AZ. Podium Presentation at Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting; 10/31/13 – 11/2/13; Miami, FL.

Egol KA, Shulman B, Ong C, Taormina D, Zuckerman JD. Can Complications of Locked Plating about the Proximal Humerus Fractures be Minimized?  The Effect of the Learning Curve.  Podium Presentation at OTA Annual Meeting; 10/9/13-10/12/13; Phoenix, AZ.

Shulman B, Lee J, Liporace F, Egol KA. Minimally Displaced Radial Head/Neck Fractures (Mason I, OTA Types 21A2.2 and 21B2.1): Are We “Over Treating” Our Patients?  Podium Presentation at OTA Annual Meeting; 10/9/13-10/12/13; Phoenix, AZ.

Taormina D, Shulman B, Karia R, Konda S, Spitzer A, Egol KA.  Does Age Affect Healing Time And Functional Outcomes After Fracture Nonunion Surgery? Podium Presentation at Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting; 10/31/13 – 11/2/13; Miami, FL. Poster Presentation at OTA Annual Meeting; 10/9/13-10/12/13; Phoenix, AZ.

Lee J, Hutzler L, Shulman B, Karia R, Egol KA.  Does Malnutrition In Patients Presenting With Fractures Predict Lower Quality Measures? Podium Presentation at AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/11/13-3/15/14; New Orleans, LA. Podium Presentation at Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting; 10/31/13 – 11/2/13; Miami, FL. Poster Presentation at OTA Annual Meeting; 10/9/13-10/12/13; Phoenix, AZ.

Bozic KJ, Bashyal R, Anthony S, Chiu V, Shulman B, Rubash HE. The Validity of Using Administratively Coded Complication and Comorbidity Data in TJA Outcomes Reporting. Podium presentation: AAOS Annual Meeting; 2/7/12-2/11/12; San Francisco, CA. Podium presentation: AAHKS; 11/4/11- 11/6/11; Dallas, TX.
 POSTER PRESENTATIONS:
 

Green S, Shulman B, Posner M. Revascularization of the Lunate in Stage II Kienbock’s Disease by Lunotriquetral Arthrodesis. Poster Presentation at AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/14/19-3/16/19; Las Vegas, NV.

Shulman B, Rettig M, Yang S, Sapienza A, Bosco J, Paksima N. Patient Reported Outcomes After Wide Awake Hand Surgery Remain Consistent Over Time. Poster Presentation at ASSH Annual Meeting Residents and Fellows Conference; 9/13/18-9/15/18; Boston, MA and Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting; 10/17/18-10/20/18; Amelia Island, FL.

Shulman B, Hutzler L, Karia R, Bosco J.  The Effect of Length of Stay and Discharge Disposition on HCAHPS Scores in Orthopaedic Patients.  Poster Presentation at AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/6/18-3/10/18; New Orleans, LA.

Shulman B, Mahure S, Hutzler L, Hacquebord J. Identifying Patients with Concomitant Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Poster Presentation at ASSH Annual Meeting; 9/7/17-9/9/17; San Francisco, CA. Poster Presentation at ASSH Annual Meeting Residents and Fellows Conference; 9/6/17; San Francisco, CA.

Shulman B, Mahure S, Hutzler L, Capo J, Hacquebord J.  Surgical Management of Concomitant Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is Increasing. Poster Presentation at AAHS Annual Meeting; 1/10/17-1/14/17; Waikoloa, HI.

Shulman B, Mahure S, Hutzler L, Capo J, Hacquebord J. How Are We Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? A 12-year Epidemiological Study. Poster Presentation at AAHS Annual Meeting; 1/10/17-1/14/17; Waikoloa, HI.

Shulman B, Crowe B, Hutzler L, Karia R, Bosco J.  Socioeconomic Status Independently Affects HCAHPS Scores.  Poster Presentation at AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/1/16-3/5/16; Orlando, FL.

Shulman B, Taormina D, Patsalos-Fox B, Davidovitch R, Karia R, Egol KA. Sexual Function is Impaired Following Common Orthopaedic Trauma. Poster Presentation at Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting; 10/31/13 – 11/2/13; Miami, FL.

 SCIENTIFIC EXHIBITS/MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS:
 

Shulman B, Lowe D, Chu A. Pediatric Phalangeal Neck Ostectomy for Malunion. Orthopaedic Video Theater, AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/12/19-3/16/19; Las Vegas, NV.

Shulman B, Wolfson T, Hacquebord J, Barron O, Catalano L. Wrist Arthroscopy: Scope for the Best and Plan for the Worst. Scientific Exhibit at AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/6/18-3/10/18; New Orleans, LA.

Shulman B, Rettig M, Yang S, Bosco J, Paksima N. Wide-Awake Hand Surgery: Current Concepts and Practical Considerations for Starting Your Own Program. Scientific Exhibit at AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/6/18-3/10/18; New Orleans, LA.

Aversano M, Shulman B, Chu A. Macrodactyly & Pediatric Trigger Digits. POSNA Resident Review; 7/29/17. https://posna.org.

Shulman B, Egol KA, Konda S, Tejwani N, Liporace F, Zuckerman JD. Proximal Humerus Fractures 2014: Rehabilitate Repair Replace  or Reverse? Scientific Exhibit at AAOS Annual Meeting; 3/11/13-3/15/14; New Orleans, LA.

Davidovitch R, Hamula M, Taormina D, Shulman B, Marcano A, Lee J, Egol KA.  The Syndesmosis: Knowledge Update and Surgical Technique.  Multimedia presentation: AAOS Annual Meeting, 3/19/13-3/23/13.  Chicago, IL.