Brian Robert Waterman
Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Military Personnel; Shoulder Joint; Joint Instability; Arthroscopy; Ankle Injuries
Academic: 336-716-2130 | Department: 336-716-8200
Functional outcomes following lateral ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction for symptomatic posterolateral rotatory instability of the elbow in an athletic population. Rodriguez MJ, Kusnezov NA, Dunn JC, Waterman BR, Kilcoyne KG.. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018;27(1):112-117.
Trends in surgical management of anterior shoulder instability: increased utilization of bone augmentation techniques. Galvin JW, Eichinger JK, Cotter EJ, Greenhouse AR, Parada SA, Waterman BR.. Mil Med. 2018;183(5-6):E201-E206.
Non-modifiable risk factors associated with sternoclavicular joint dislocations in the U.S. Military. Gun B, Dean R, Go B, Richardson C, Waterman BR.. Mil Med. 2018;183(5-6):E188-E193.
Predictors of persistent pain after fixation of distal clavicle fractures in an active military population. Lanier PJ, Speirs J, Koehler L, Bader J, Abdelgawad A, Waterman BR.. Orthopedics. 2018;41(1):E117-E126.
Septic arthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: clinical and functional outcomes based on graft retention or removal. Waterman BR, Arroyo W, Cotter EJ, Zacchilli MA, Garcia EJ, Owens BD.. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018;6(3):.
Primary repair of traumatic distal biceps ruptures in a military population: clinical outcomes of single- versus 2-incision technique. Waterman BR, Navarro-Figueroa L, Owens BD.. Arthroscopy. 2017;33(9):1672-1678.
The epidemiology and natural history of anterior shoulder instability. Galvin JW, Ernat JJ, Waterman BR, Stadecker MJ, Parada SA.. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2017;10(4):411-424.
Occupational outcomes following combat-related gunshot injury: cohort study. Laughlin MD, Belmont PJ Jr, Lanier PJ, Bader JO, Waterman BR, Schoenfeld AJ.. Int J Surg. 2017;48():286-290.
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Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Complex Shoulder and Knee Pathology, Adolescent Sports Medicine, Shoulder Replacement (Anatomic, Reverse or Hemi Arthroplasty), Trauma/Sports Medicine of the Upper Extremity, Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Instability, Biceps Injuries, Cartilage Restoration, Open & Arthroscopic Treatment of the Shoulder & Elbow, Patellar Stability, Knee Ligament Surgery
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Waterman is an excellent surgeon
This was a workman's comp case. The doctor was very nice and was more worried about my care than the company who wanted this case rushed.
Dr. Waterman is a wonderful surgeon. He really seems to care and really knows what he's doing. Made me feel comfortable through both of my surgeries and even calls me after each one of them and periodically just to check on me. If I had any other Orthopedic surgeries in my lifetime I would definitely choose Dr. Waterman again.
I considered Dr. Waterman to be outstanding.
Dr. Waterman went above and beyond. he is excellent.
Dr. Waterman explained all my options in great detail and let ME make the decision. He made me feel in control of my health and never pressured me into making decisions.
Dr. Waterman was very thorough in his assessment of my MRIs and extremely conscientious in explaining them to me in terms that I could understand. He spent a generous amount of time to ensure I understood what my options were and displayed genuine empathy for my concerns.
I am an orthopedic/sports physical therapist with over 20 years of experience that works with patients of nearly every orthopedist in the Triad. I chose to drive over 30 minutes just to see Dr. Waterman. His credentials, knowledge, and communication are really second to none in the area.
dr waterman is terrific. and joy, one of his nurses went above and beyond her duties to help me navigate my issues with the VA, which sent me to Wake Forest
My leg was gaining strength and my knee felt better but my calf was continuously sore. Dr. Waterman sent me to test for a blood clot and it was positive. He called me while I was still in the vein lab to confirm the diagnosis that had been delivered by the technician, and again first thing the next morning to follow up. He also referred me to a blood clot specialist and I got a call from that office that day.
Dr Waterman was very easy to talk with and understand, He explained everything in a way that I could relate to very easily
Incredibly bright, congenial, informative doctor! Patience, listened and prescribed the appropriate path forward with my injury. I would recommend Dr. Waterman do anyone who is in need of an exceptional orthopedic surgeon!
I was nervous about seeing a new ortho doctor. Dr.Watermann put me at ease immediately. He was very caring and understanding. I am thankful to be under his care.
very awesome and caring doctor. He's a very detailed doctor and concerned doctor.
Dr. Waterman was excellent in dealing with my injury and answering my questions.
Really great Doctor.
He explained in words that I could understand. I didn't feel like he was rushing with me .
I would have liked a little more info on post op care, but overall great.