Dr. Ian Brimhall is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who came to the White Mountains in 2008. He graduated from Midwestern University Medical School in 2003 and attended a five-year Orthopedic Surgery residency in Detroit, Michigan at Henry Ford Hospital. During his residency, he also focused on traumatology training at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee and pediatric training at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Brimhall is on the Board of Directors for the Sunrise Ambulatory Surgical Center and is on Summit Healthcare’s Surgical and Credentialing Committee.
Dr. Brimhall provides a variety of orthopedic surgery including advanced arthroscopic techniques for shoulder rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability, and acromioclavicular reconstruction; knee arthroscopy and ACL reconstruction; total joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee and unicompartmental knee replacement; traumatology and fracture care; and multiple hand and upper extremity disorders. He also performs complex reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee. He takes every opportunity to advance his knowledge and skills to better his patients through educational courses.
Dr. Brimhall, his wife (a physical therapist) and their four children thoroughly enjoy living in the White Mountains and sharing their expertise and time with the community. They devote time by providing medical assistance and expertise to local sports teams on and off the field. Dr. Brimhall also coaches basketball and soccer. As a family, the Brimhall’s are involved in many charity organizations including founding the Blue Ridge Sports, Arts and Clubs Foundation, which provides scholarships to children in the White Mountains. They also are influential in chairing the High Mountain Half Marathon. Dr. Brimhall is an avid hunter and fisherman. He loves basketball. Dr. Brimhall and his wife enjoy playing with, coaching and cheering for their four children during their cross-country, track, basketball, volleyball, and soccer competitions.
Dr. Brimhall is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Academy of Osteopathic Orthopedic Surgeons.