Brian Gladnick MD

Brian P. Gladnick, MD

Dr. Gladnick is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Delaware, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He went on to earn his medical degree from Cornell University in New York, where he received the T. Campbell Thompson Prize for excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical Center in New York, followed by a fellowship in Adult Total Joint Reconstruction at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte. He chose a career in hip and knee reconstruction because of its enormous potential to relieve pain, restore function, and improve the lives of his patients.

Dr. Gladnick's clinical interests include the direct anterior (DA) approach total hip replacement, in which he has received extensive training at the Schulthess Klinik in Zürich, Switzerland, and during his fellowship experience at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte. He is also interested in unicompartmental (partial) and total knee replacement, treatment of periprosthetic fractures, and complex revision hip and knee replacement. Dr. Gladnick utilizes advanced technologies, including computer navigation and intra-operative fluoroscopy, to enhance surgical accuracy and precision in the operating room.

Dr. Gladnick is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). He has lectured internationally and presented original research on various topics, including primary and revision hip and knee replacement. Dr. Gladnick has authored over forty publications, including scientific and review articles, textbook chapters, and meeting abstracts. His research interests include determining clinical outcomes after primary total hip and total knee replacement, and functional performance after complex revision surgery. He has written multiple articles involving the direct anterior approach, and now trains other surgeons, residents, and medical students in the technique.

Outside of work, Dr. Gladnick believes in giving back to the community. He has co-chaired the Arthritis Foundation annual benefit, and is involved with numerous charities and philanthropic organizations. He enjoys spending his spare time with his wife, Lisa, and their son, Grayson. 

Current Appointments

W.B. Carrell Memorial Clinic, Dallas, TX
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction

Previous Appointments

OrthoVirginia/Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, VA
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction

Georgetown University, School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery    

Professional Training

OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center, Charlotte, NC
Fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction

Schulthess Klinik, Zürich, Switzerland
Subspecialty training in Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement

Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery

NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Internship in General Surgery

Education

Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, NY
Doctor of Medicine

University of Delaware, Newark, DE 
Bachelor of Arts, Honors Degree with Distinction

Professional Affiliations

Board Certification, Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), Advocacy Committee Member
Eastern Orthopaedic Association
Texas Orthopaedic Association
Journal of Arthroplasty, Manuscript Reviewer

Areas of Specialization

Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
Computer Navigation for Total Joint Replacement
Partial (Unicompartmental) Knee Replacement
Minimally Invasive Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement
Revision Hip and Knee Replacement

Hospital Affiliations

North Central Surgical Center, Dallas TX
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas TX

Mike W. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"Dr. Gladnick is phenomenal. He's personable, knowledgeable, and a truly gifted surgeon. He takes the time to answer your questions and to make things crystal clear; in addition, he really stays on top of things following the surgery with great follow up care. If you need hip surgery don't even hesitate this is the guy...he is really that great!"

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