Pierre Bruneau, M.D.
CareMount Medical

Pierre Bruneau, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Adult Reconstruction and General Orthopaedics

Pierre Bruneau, M.D.
Pierre Bruneau, M.D.

Commander Pierre A. Bruneau graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a History minor.

In 1991, he entered Tulane University School of Medicine on the Military Health Professions Scholarship Program and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1995. He began active naval service in 1995 as an intern in General Surgery at Naval Medical Center San Diego. After completing internship, he served with the Marines as the Battalion Surgeon for the 7th Communications Battalion in Okinawa, Japan from 1996-1997. This was followed by a two-year tour as a General Medical Officer onboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) where Commander Bruneau circumnavigated the globe became a shellback and earned his Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer pin. In 1999, he returned to Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) and completed the Orthopaedic Surgery residency in 2003.

Commander Bruneau served for four years as Attending Physician in Orthopaedic Surgery and Department Head at Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan. In 2008, he completed fellowship training in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York. In 2009, he deployed to Al Taqqadum as a staff Orthopaedic Surgeon in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, during this deployment he earned the Fleet Marine Force Qualified Officer pin. He has served as a staff Orthopaedic Surgeon at NMCSD for 7 years. During his tenure, he became a subject matter expert in hip arthroscopy and a sought-after advisor to the Orthopaedic Surgery specialty leader in matters of young adult hip pathology. He served as the division head of the adult reconstructive service and as a member of the venous thromboembolic committee created a tool to risk stratify orthopaedic patients that was consistent with the current recommendations of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. As an essential member of the combined Department of Defense / Veteran’s Administration team he developed and edited a clinical practice guideline for the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis.

Commander Bruneau is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He attained fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is the recipient of the Navy Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal and the Navy Achievement Medal in addition to unit, service, and campaign awards.

Education

    Fellowship, Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
    Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
    Internship, Basic Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA
    M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
    B.S. in Biology (magna cum laude), Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
    August 2007 - July 2008
    July 1999 - June 2003
    July 1995 – June 1996
    August 91 – June 1995
    1986 – Dec 1990

Current Position

    Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Adult Reconstruction and General Orthopaedics
    CareMount Medical Group
    185 Route 312
    Brewster, NY 10509-2338
    August 2015-present

Other Positions and Employment

    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Bethesda, MD
    January 2014-July 2015
    Director, Adult Reconstructive Service
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Naval Medical Center San Diego
    San Diego, CA
    July 2010-July 2015
    Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Naval Medical Center San Diego
    San Diego, CA
    August 2008-June 2010
    Fellowship, Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY August 2007 - July 2008
    Department Head
    Department of Musculoskeletal Services
    United States Naval Hospital, Yokosuka
    Yokosuka, Japan
    July 2004 – July 2007
    Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    United States Naval Hospital, Yokosuka
    Yokosuka, Japan
    July 2003 – June 2004
    Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA July 1999 - June 2003
    General Medical Officer
    United States Navy
    U.S.S. John C. Stennis (CVN 74)
    July 1997 – June 1999
    Battalion Surgeon
    7th Communication Battalion
    United States Marine Corps
    Okinawa, Japan
    July 1996 - June 1997
    Internship, Basic Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA July 1995 – June 1996

Certification and Licensure

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certificate
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    California State Medical License
    New York State Medical License
    Washington State Medical License
    2005-2025
    2005
    1997-2015
    2007-present
    2010-2013

Professional Memberships and Activities

    Years
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
    American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
    International Society of Hip Arthroscopy
    Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Western Orthopaedic Association
    California Orthopaedic Association
    American Medical Association
    2010-present
    2015-present
    2015-present
    2015-present
    2013-2015
    2011-2015
    2013-2015
    2005-2016

Committee Assignments and Administrative Services

    Years
    VA / DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Non Surgical Management of Knee and Hip
    Osteoarthritis - Working group member / Editor
    Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Quality Team – Orthopaedic Champion
    Medical Boards, Convening Authority, USNH Yokosuka, Japan
    Credentials Committee, USNH Yokosuka, Japan
    2013-2015

    2011-2015
    2006-2007
    2004-2007

Educational Activities

    Clinical Educator
    Involved in direct resident education in both clinic and the operating room with a focus on hip arthroscopy and major joint arthroplasty.
    Coordinate and teach a recurring anatomy lab on hip and knee arthroplasty
    2008-2015


    2010-2015

Publications

    Barlow B, Reem J, Stanley M, Craven C, Bruneau P. Inter-rater and Intra-rater reliability of the Alpha Angle of the Hip: Is the Alpha Angle Reliable? Curr Orthop Pract. 2014;25:383-88.

Abstracts and Presentations

    Local/Regional Meetings
    Femoral Stem Subsidence After Impaction Bone Grafting: A Comparison of Morselized Bone
    Allograft versus Synthetic Bone Graft Substitute
    Hospital for Special Surgery Research Day – New York, New York
    June 2008
    Management of Tibial Non-Unions
    Orthopaedic Grand Rounds - San Diego, California
    May 2003
    Management of Calcaneal Fractures
    Orthopaedic Grand Rounds – San Diego, California
    December 2002
    The Effectiveness of Magnetic Resonance Arthrography in the Diagnosis of Acetabular Labral
    Tears: A Retrospective Review
    Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgery – Vail, Colorado
    December 2001