Shyam Brahmabhatt, M.D. Image 1

Shyam Brahmabhatt, M.D.

Shyam Brahmabhatt, M.D. Image 1

Dr. Shyam Brahmabhatt is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee, and hip as well as knee and shoulder replacement surgery.

He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine, followed by Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Temple University Hospital.  He completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City where he served as the Assistant Team Physician for the New York Jets.

His clinical interests include complex injuries of the knee and shoulder such as meniscus surgery, ACL/PCL reconstruction, patellar instability, articular cartilage restoration, rotator cuff repair, and shoulder labral repair.  He also specializes in hip arthroscopic surgery.  In addition, he also performs knee and shoulder replacement surgery.

He currently serves as the Team Physician for Upper Dublin and Abington High Schools, Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Penn State University, Abington Campus.

Dr. Brahmabhatt's academic titles include Clinical Assistant Professor (Adjunct) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Surgery.  Dr. Brahmabhatt is also involved in evidence-based, peer reviewed orthopaedic research, with multiple publications.

He has been recognized as one of the areas "Top Doctors" in the Philadelphia Magazine.

Professional Profile

Education
Titles & Certifications
Professional Associations

Education

  • B.S., Temple University
  • M.D., Temple University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Titles & Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (Adjunct) – Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Surgery
  • Team Orthopeadic Surgeon - PennState University, Abington Campus
  • Team Physician, Upper Dublin, Abington High Schools, Mount Saint Joseph Academy

Professional Associations

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Education

  • B.S., Temple University
  • M.D., Temple University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Temple University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Titles & Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (Adjunct) – Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Surgery
  • Team Orthopeadic Surgeon - PennState University, Abington Campus
  • Team Physician, Upper Dublin, Abington High Schools, Mount Saint Joseph Academy

Professional Associations

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

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Educational Lecture Videos

Click below to view eduational lectures by Dr. Brahmabhatt:

Publications

Poster Presentation:
Knee Arthroplasty in Patients with Previous Ligamentous Knee Surgery
Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society (POS) Spring 2018 Meeting, Charleston South Carolina, April 26th - 27th, 2018
Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Petrella RJ, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli PM, Craig M, Tom J, Shah MP, Brahmabhatt S. Complications Following Surgical Treatment of Shoulder Infection: A Cohort-Matched Comparison Between Arthrotomy and Arthroscopy. The 16th Annual Drexel Orthopedics Resident Research Day, Philadelphia, PA, June 1, 2018. Awarded 3rd place in the Orthopedic Surgery Resident Research Competition
Kirchner GJ, Lieber AM, Kerbel YE, Moretti VM, Vakil J, Brahmabhatt, S. Low Socioeconomic Standing Increases Above-knee Amputations following Septic Complications of Total Knee Arthroplasty. 28thAnnual Open Scientific Meeting of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS), Philadelphia, PA, July 27-29, 2018.
Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Petrella RJ, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli P, Craig M, Tom J, Shah, MP, Brahmabhatt S. Arthroscopic Treatment of Shoulder Infection Has Fewer Complications, Shorter Length of Stay and Lower Costs Than Open Arthrotomy. 28th Annual Open Scientific Meeting of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS), Philadelphia, PA, July 27-29, 2018.
Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Petrella RJ, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli P, Craig M, Tom J, Shah, MP, Brahmabhatt S. Arthrotomy is Non-superior to Arthroscopy for Treating Septic Knee Arthritis. 28thAnnual Open Scientific Meeting of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS), Philadelphia, PA, July 27-29, 2018.
Kircher GJ, Sunkerneni AR, Kerbel YE, Lieber AM, Moretti VM, Kurtz S, Brahmabhatt S. The Cost-Effectiveness of Pre-Operative Staphylococcus Aureus Screening and Decolonization in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, March 12-16, 2019

Christopher Hadley BS, Meredith Crizer, Steven Cohen MD, William Emper MD, Sommer Hammoud MD, Michael Ciccotti MD, Kevin Freedman MD, Shyam Brahmabhatt MD, Donald Mazur MD.  Comparison of Traditional Physical Therapy to Internet-Based Physical Therapy After Knee Arthroscopy.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, March 12-16, 2019
Lee, D., Brutico, J., Paul, R., Gawel, R., Rao, S., Brahmabhatt, S., Ciccotti, M., Tjoumakaris, F., Pepe, M., Freedman, K. Absorbable Versus Non-Absorbable Sutures for the Treatment of Knee Arthroscopy: A Prospective Comparison of Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction. Eastern Orthopaedic Association 2021 Annual Meeting, October 2021.
Henzes, J., Brutico, J., Lee, D., Courtney, L., Wright, M., Tjoumakaris, F., Brahmabhatt, S., Freedman, K. Management of Combined Anterior Cruciate and Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries: A Systematic Review. 10th Annual Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Research Week, Philadelphia, PA, May 2021.
Henzes, J., Brutico, J., Tjoumakaris, F., Brahmabhatt, S., Salvo, J. Effect of Preoperative Opioid Education on Postoperative Opioid Usage Following Hip Arthroscopy. 10th Annual Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Research Week, Philadelphia, PA, May 2021.

Scientific Presentation:
Prodromo JP, Kerbel YE, Sunkerneni AR, Kirchner GJ, Lieber AM, Brahmabhatt S. A New Model for Determining the Cost-Effectiveness of Single vs. Double Row Rotator Cuff Repair. Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society 2018 Spring Scientific Meeting, Charleston, SC; April 26-27, 2018.
Kerbel YE, Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Petrella R, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli P, Tom J, Brahmabhatt S, Shah MP. Arthroscopic Treatment of Shoulder Infection Has Fewer Complications, Cheaper Cost and Shorter Length of Stay than Open Arthrotomy: A Cohort-Matched Comparison. Drexel University Department of Orthopaedics Research Day, Philadelphia, PA; June 9, 2018. Awarded third place in resident research competition
Kerbel YE, Sunkerneni AR, Kirchner GJ, Lieber AM, Moretti VM, Tom J, Kurtz SM, Brahmabhatt S. The Cost-Effectiveness Staphylococcus Screening and Decolonization in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. 49th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Orthopedic Association, Amelia Island, FL, October 17-20, 2018.
Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Cruz C, Petrella RJ, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli PM, Craig M, Tom J, Shah MP, Brahmabhatt S. Complications Following Surgical Treatment of Shoulder Infection: A Cohort-Matched Comparison Between Arthrotomy and Arthroscopy. Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS) 60th Annual Meeting, Keystone, CO, December 10-14, 2018.

Lieber AM, Kircher GJ, Kerbel YE, Cruz C, Boniello AJ, Moretti VM, Brahmabhatt S, Courtney PM. Perioperative Complications, Costs and Length of Stay Following Robotic-assisted, Computer-assisted, and Conventional Total Hip Arthroplasty. Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS) 60th Annual Meeting, Keystone, CO, December 10-14, 2018.
Kerbel YE, Kirchner GJ, Lieber AM, Sundholm A, Ryan W, Prodromo JP, Brahmabhatt S. Single-Row versus Double-Row Rotator Cuff Repair: A Comparison of Surgeon Compensation. Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Spring Meeting: Controversies in Sports Medicine and Upper Extremity, Orlando, FL, April 10-12, 2019.
Christopher Hadley BS, Meredith Crizer, Steven Cohen MD, William Emper MD, Sommer Hammoud MD, Michael Ciccotti MD, Kevin Freedman MD, Shyam Brahmabhatt MD, Donald Mazur MD.  Comparison of Traditional Physical Therapy to Internet-Based Physical Therapy After Knee Arthroscopy, AANA Annual Meeting, Orlando May 2-4, 2019
Christopher Hadley BS, Meredith Crizer, Steven Cohen MD, William Emper MD, Sommer Hammoud MD, Michael Ciccotti MD, Kevin Freedman MD, Shyam Brahmabhatt MD, Donald Mazur MD.  Comparison of Traditional Physical Therapy to Internet-Based Physical Therapy After Knee Arthroscopy.  AOSSM Annual Meeting, Boston July11-14, 2019
Lee, D., Brutico, J., Paul, R., Gawel, R., Rao, S.,Brahmabhatt, S., Ciccotti, M., Tjoumakaris, F., Pepe, M., Freedman, K.Absorbable Versus Non-Absorbable Sutures for Portal Closure During Knee Arthroscopy: A Prospective Comparison of Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction.Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, MI, April 2021.

Internet-Based Journal Publication:
1)    Neel A. Gupta, MD; Nimit Patel, MD; and Shyam Brahmabhatt, MD. MPFL Reconstruction in a Young Athlete, Rothman Grand Rounds, ICJR, April 2018

Peer Reviewed Publication:
1)    D'Addesi, Leonard & Anbari, Ammar & Reish, Matthew & Brahmabhatt, Shyam & Kelly, John.  The Subscapularis Footprint: An Anatomic Study of the Subscapularis Tendon Insertion. Arthroscopy: the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery: official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association. 22. 937-40. 10.1016/j.arthro.2006.04.101.
2)    Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Moretti VM, Vakil JJ, Brahmabhatt S. Socioeconomic Status is Associated with Risk of Above-knee Amputation After Periprosthetic Joint Infection of the Knee. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2019 Jul;477(7): 1531-1536
Kerbel, Yehuda & Lieber, Alexander & Kirchner, Gregory & Stump, Natalie & Prodromo, John & Petrucelli, Philip & Shah, Mitesh & Brahmabhatt, Shyam. (2019). In-Hospital Complications following Arthrotomy versus Arthroscopy for Septic Knee Arthritis: A Cohort-Matched Comparison. The Journal of Knee Surgery.  2019 July -10.1055/s-0039-1693450.
Patel NK, Hadley CJ, Leite S, Brahmabhatt S, Mazur D, Parvizi J, Ciccotti MG.  Knee Arthroplasty with Prior Ligamentous Knee Surgery:  A Matched Case-Control Study. J Knee Surg. 2020, May 20
Kerbel YE, Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Stump NN, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli PM, Brahmabhatt S. In-Hospital Complications following Arthrotomy versus Arthroscopy for Septic Knee Arthritis: A Cohort-Matched Comparison. J Knee Surg. 2021;34(1):74-79. doi:10.1055/s-0039-1693450

 

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Publications

Poster Presentation:
Knee Arthroplasty in Patients with Previous Ligamentous Knee Surgery
Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society (POS) Spring 2018 Meeting, Charleston South Carolina, April 26th - 27th, 2018
Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Petrella RJ, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli PM, Craig M, Tom J, Shah MP, Brahmabhatt S. Complications Following Surgical Treatment of Shoulder Infection: A Cohort-Matched Comparison Between Arthrotomy and Arthroscopy. The 16th Annual Drexel Orthopedics Resident Research Day, Philadelphia, PA, June 1, 2018. Awarded 3rd place in the Orthopedic Surgery Resident Research Competition
Kirchner GJ, Lieber AM, Kerbel YE, Moretti VM, Vakil J, Brahmabhatt, S. Low Socioeconomic Standing Increases Above-knee Amputations following Septic Complications of Total Knee Arthroplasty. 28thAnnual Open Scientific Meeting of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS), Philadelphia, PA, July 27-29, 2018.
Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Petrella RJ, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli P, Craig M, Tom J, Shah, MP, Brahmabhatt S. Arthroscopic Treatment of Shoulder Infection Has Fewer Complications, Shorter Length of Stay and Lower Costs Than Open Arthrotomy. 28th Annual Open Scientific Meeting of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS), Philadelphia, PA, July 27-29, 2018.
Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Petrella RJ, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli P, Craig M, Tom J, Shah, MP, Brahmabhatt S. Arthrotomy is Non-superior to Arthroscopy for Treating Septic Knee Arthritis. 28thAnnual Open Scientific Meeting of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS), Philadelphia, PA, July 27-29, 2018.
Kircher GJ, Sunkerneni AR, Kerbel YE, Lieber AM, Moretti VM, Kurtz S, Brahmabhatt S. The Cost-Effectiveness of Pre-Operative Staphylococcus Aureus Screening and Decolonization in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, March 12-16, 2019

Christopher Hadley BS, Meredith Crizer, Steven Cohen MD, William Emper MD, Sommer Hammoud MD, Michael Ciccotti MD, Kevin Freedman MD, Shyam Brahmabhatt MD, Donald Mazur MD.  Comparison of Traditional Physical Therapy to Internet-Based Physical Therapy After Knee Arthroscopy.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, March 12-16, 2019
Lee, D., Brutico, J., Paul, R., Gawel, R., Rao, S., Brahmabhatt, S., Ciccotti, M., Tjoumakaris, F., Pepe, M., Freedman, K. Absorbable Versus Non-Absorbable Sutures for the Treatment of Knee Arthroscopy: A Prospective Comparison of Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction. Eastern Orthopaedic Association 2021 Annual Meeting, October 2021.
Henzes, J., Brutico, J., Lee, D., Courtney, L., Wright, M., Tjoumakaris, F., Brahmabhatt, S., Freedman, K. Management of Combined Anterior Cruciate and Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries: A Systematic Review. 10th Annual Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Research Week, Philadelphia, PA, May 2021.
Henzes, J., Brutico, J., Tjoumakaris, F., Brahmabhatt, S., Salvo, J. Effect of Preoperative Opioid Education on Postoperative Opioid Usage Following Hip Arthroscopy. 10th Annual Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Research Week, Philadelphia, PA, May 2021.

Scientific Presentation:
Prodromo JP, Kerbel YE, Sunkerneni AR, Kirchner GJ, Lieber AM, Brahmabhatt S. A New Model for Determining the Cost-Effectiveness of Single vs. Double Row Rotator Cuff Repair. Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society 2018 Spring Scientific Meeting, Charleston, SC; April 26-27, 2018.
Kerbel YE, Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Petrella R, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli P, Tom J, Brahmabhatt S, Shah MP. Arthroscopic Treatment of Shoulder Infection Has Fewer Complications, Cheaper Cost and Shorter Length of Stay than Open Arthrotomy: A Cohort-Matched Comparison. Drexel University Department of Orthopaedics Research Day, Philadelphia, PA; June 9, 2018. Awarded third place in resident research competition
Kerbel YE, Sunkerneni AR, Kirchner GJ, Lieber AM, Moretti VM, Tom J, Kurtz SM, Brahmabhatt S. The Cost-Effectiveness Staphylococcus Screening and Decolonization in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. 49th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Orthopedic Association, Amelia Island, FL, October 17-20, 2018.
Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Cruz C, Petrella RJ, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli PM, Craig M, Tom J, Shah MP, Brahmabhatt S. Complications Following Surgical Treatment of Shoulder Infection: A Cohort-Matched Comparison Between Arthrotomy and Arthroscopy. Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS) 60th Annual Meeting, Keystone, CO, December 10-14, 2018.

Lieber AM, Kircher GJ, Kerbel YE, Cruz C, Boniello AJ, Moretti VM, Brahmabhatt S, Courtney PM. Perioperative Complications, Costs and Length of Stay Following Robotic-assisted, Computer-assisted, and Conventional Total Hip Arthroplasty. Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS) 60th Annual Meeting, Keystone, CO, December 10-14, 2018.
Kerbel YE, Kirchner GJ, Lieber AM, Sundholm A, Ryan W, Prodromo JP, Brahmabhatt S. Single-Row versus Double-Row Rotator Cuff Repair: A Comparison of Surgeon Compensation. Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Spring Meeting: Controversies in Sports Medicine and Upper Extremity, Orlando, FL, April 10-12, 2019.
Christopher Hadley BS, Meredith Crizer, Steven Cohen MD, William Emper MD, Sommer Hammoud MD, Michael Ciccotti MD, Kevin Freedman MD, Shyam Brahmabhatt MD, Donald Mazur MD.  Comparison of Traditional Physical Therapy to Internet-Based Physical Therapy After Knee Arthroscopy, AANA Annual Meeting, Orlando May 2-4, 2019
Christopher Hadley BS, Meredith Crizer, Steven Cohen MD, William Emper MD, Sommer Hammoud MD, Michael Ciccotti MD, Kevin Freedman MD, Shyam Brahmabhatt MD, Donald Mazur MD.  Comparison of Traditional Physical Therapy to Internet-Based Physical Therapy After Knee Arthroscopy.  AOSSM Annual Meeting, Boston July11-14, 2019
Lee, D., Brutico, J., Paul, R., Gawel, R., Rao, S.,Brahmabhatt, S., Ciccotti, M., Tjoumakaris, F., Pepe, M., Freedman, K.Absorbable Versus Non-Absorbable Sutures for Portal Closure During Knee Arthroscopy: A Prospective Comparison of Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction.Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, MI, April 2021.

Internet-Based Journal Publication:
1)    Neel A. Gupta, MD; Nimit Patel, MD; and Shyam Brahmabhatt, MD. MPFL Reconstruction in a Young Athlete, Rothman Grand Rounds, ICJR, April 2018

Peer Reviewed Publication:
1)    D'Addesi, Leonard & Anbari, Ammar & Reish, Matthew & Brahmabhatt, Shyam & Kelly, John.  The Subscapularis Footprint: An Anatomic Study of the Subscapularis Tendon Insertion. Arthroscopy: the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery: official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association. 22. 937-40. 10.1016/j.arthro.2006.04.101.
2)    Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Kerbel YE, Moretti VM, Vakil JJ, Brahmabhatt S. Socioeconomic Status is Associated with Risk of Above-knee Amputation After Periprosthetic Joint Infection of the Knee. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2019 Jul;477(7): 1531-1536
Kerbel, Yehuda & Lieber, Alexander & Kirchner, Gregory & Stump, Natalie & Prodromo, John & Petrucelli, Philip & Shah, Mitesh & Brahmabhatt, Shyam. (2019). In-Hospital Complications following Arthrotomy versus Arthroscopy for Septic Knee Arthritis: A Cohort-Matched Comparison. The Journal of Knee Surgery.  2019 July -10.1055/s-0039-1693450.
Patel NK, Hadley CJ, Leite S, Brahmabhatt S, Mazur D, Parvizi J, Ciccotti MG.  Knee Arthroplasty with Prior Ligamentous Knee Surgery:  A Matched Case-Control Study. J Knee Surg. 2020, May 20
Kerbel YE, Lieber AM, Kirchner GJ, Stump NN, Prodromo JP, Petrucelli PM, Brahmabhatt S. In-Hospital Complications following Arthrotomy versus Arthroscopy for Septic Knee Arthritis: A Cohort-Matched Comparison. J Knee Surg. 2021;34(1):74-79. doi:10.1055/s-0039-1693450

 

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