Bryan Huber, MD

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Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Bryan Huber is an attending orthopaedic surgeon and Chief of Surgery at Copley Hospital and Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services. He has a clinical and scientific interest in 1) cartilage restoration, meniscal repair, and transplantation; 2) knee ligament anatomic reconstruction; 3) customized partial and total knee replacement; 4) minimally-invasive hip replacement, modified anterior approach; 5) surgical and nonsurgical treatment of middle aged athletes. Dr. Huber currently serves as the President of Vermont Orthopaedic Society, Medical Director for Burton Global Snowboard team, Team Physician for U.S. Snowboarding, and Medical Director of Stowe Ski Patrol.

Dr. Huber is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

+ Affiliations(Click to expand)

2008-present   Covidien Sports Surgery, Inc. – Product and technique design/Protocol development of an all suture repair device.

2009-present   Agnovos – Osteosupplementation project – Technique, instrumentation and protocol development. Scientific Advisory Board.

2010-present   Conformis Inc.
iDuo project – Technique development. Scientific Advisory Board
iTotal – Research team
Teaching Faculty – Visiting Surgeon Program

2011-present   Visionscope Inc. – VSI trial – Protocol development. Scientific Advisory Board.
Teaching Faculty – Visiting Surgeon Program

2012-present   Arthrocare/Smith & Nephew, Development of Anatomic ACL Reconstruction Technique, SAB, Teaching Faculty – Visiting Surgeon Program.

+ Education & Clinical Experience

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s of Science, Chemistry, Bucknell University.
Medical Degree, University of Vermont.
General Surgery Internship, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont.
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Fletcher Allen Health Care.
Research Fellow, Hospital for Special Surgery.
Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

State Licensure: Vermont

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

2014-present   Chief of Surgery, Copley Hospital
2005-present   Department Head, Orthopaedic Surgery, Copley Hospital
Medical Director, Rehabilitation Services, Copley Hospital
2006-present   Adjunct, Clinical Faculty, University of New England
2004-2009       Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Vermont
2001-present    Mansfield Orthopaedics, orthopaedic surgeon
1997-2001       Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department Head, U.S. Naval Hospital Rota, Spain

+ Publications

  1. Juhn, A., Mohler, D.G., HUBER, B.M., Ullman, T., Lane, J.M.: Heterotopic Bone Induction and Fracture Repair – An Experimental Study in the Rat.  Orthopaedic Transactions, Vol. 13:2, 259-260, 1989.
  2. Muschler, G.F., HUBER, B.M., Barth, R., Easley, K., Otis, J., Lane, J.M.: Evaluation of Bone Grafting Materials in a New Canine Segmental Spinal Fusion Model.  Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 11(4): 514-524, 1993.
  3. Rogers, F., Shackford, S., Ricci, M., HUBER, B.M., Atkins, T.: Prophylactic Vena Cava Filter Insertion in Selected High Risk Orthopaedic Trauma Patients.  Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 11(4): 276 – 272, 1997.
  4. HUBER, B.M., Gottlieb, D., Roos, E., Alosa, D., Renstrom, P., Beynnon, B.: EMG and Joint Motion     Changes During Inversion Perturbations in Patients with Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability. Orthopaedic  Transactions, 1996.
  5. Beynnon B., Webb G., HUBER B.M., Pappas C., Renstrom P.: Radiographic Measurement of Anterior Talar Translation in the Ankle: Determination of the Most Reliable Method: Clin Biomech., Mar; 20(3):301-6, 2005
  6. Voigt, J., Mosier, M. HUBER, B.M: Diagnostic Needle Arthroscopy and the Economics of Improved Diagnostic Accuracy: A Cost Analysis. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 2014
  7. Xerogeanes, JW., Safran MR., HUBER, B.M., Mandelbaum,BR., Robertson, W., Gambardella, RA.: Prospectie Multi-Center Clinical Trial to Compare Efficacy, Accuracy and Safety of the Visionscope Imaging System Compared to MRI and Diagnostic Arthroscopy, Submitted to AJSM, 2014
  8. Voigt, J., Mosier, M. HUBER, B.M: In-Office Diagnostic Arthroscopy fo Knee and Shoulder Intr-articular Injuries and the Potential Impact on Cost Savings in the US, BMC Health Services Research, 14:203, 2014

+ Research

1)     A Prospective Evaluation of Percutaneous Osteo-supplementation in the Proximal Femur of Osteoporotic Patients;

  1. Data collection phase II. Principle investigator – responsible for technique and protocol development, budget preparation

2)     Time Zero Biomechanical Strength of Femoral Neck After Percutaneous Prodense Injection.

  1. Manuscript preparation
  2. Collaboration with Wright medical lab and Harvard Biomechanics lab

3)     Prospective Evaluation of a Novel All Suture Meniscal Repair Device;

  1. Data collection phase. Principle investigator – responsible for study design / development and funding

4)     Prospective Evaluation of the Triathlon PKR;

  1. Data collection phase. Principle Investigator
  2. Multicentered Study with US and European Co-Investigators

5)     Prospective Evaluation of Hydrogel Use in Total Knee Arthroplasty;

  1. Study design phase. Principle investigator – responsible for protocol development and funding
  2. Collaboration with Amar Sawhney, CEO Ocular Therapeutix, Boston

6)     Open, Randomized, Multi-center, Safety and Efficacy Evaluation in Patients with at-risk Bone Mineral Density (BMD) who Receive Local Osteo-supplementation of the Femoral Neck in one Hip – an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Study;

  1. Protocol development
  2. Multicentered study with Boston University and Colorado Center for Bone Research

7)     A Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the ConforMIS iDUO G2 Bicompartmental Knee Repair System vs. standard TKR.

  1. Data collection phase, Co-Investigator
  2. Multicentered Study

8)     A Prospective, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the ConforMIS iTotal CR Knee Replacement System,

  1. Data collection phase, Co-Investigator
  2. Multicentered Study

9)     A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Clinical Performance of N8tive Double Bundle ACLR

  1. Data collection to begin Fall 2014
  2. Multicentered Study, Myers Sports Medicine, Atlanta

10)  Meniscal Repair with AS Meniscal device – A cadaveric analysis of safe zones and recommendations

  1. Manuscript preparation
  2. Co-Investigator, Brian Aros, MD

11)  Injury Surveillance Survey of Elite Slopestyle Skiers and Snowboarders

  1. Data collection Phase
  2. Co-Investigator, Steadman Phillipon, Vail

12)  Pilot Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Exparel in Reducing Post-Op Pain following TKR

  1. Data collection, Copley Hospital