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Bradford O Parsons, MD Email Bradford Parsons

Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Position
    • PROFESSOR | Orthopedics
    • Specialties
    • Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery
    • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    • Languages
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West

Dr. Parsons is a Professor and Residency Program Director, Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and is a fellowship trained Shoulder and Elbow specialist who is available to discuss injuries or conditions relating to the shoulder or elbow and many other general orthopaedic conditions.  

Dr. Parsons completed his residency training at Mt. Sinai Hospital and his shoulder and elbow fellowship at University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.  His clinical interests include Arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery; rotator cuff repair, instability surgery, latarjet instability surgery, shoulder reconstruction and arthroplasty, shoulder fracture management; elbow reconstruction, elbow fracture and instability surgery, elbow ligament reconstruction (tommy john surgery).  

Dr. Parsons is actively involved in research and recent projects have examined the outcome of proximal humerus fractures treated with locked plating, outcome of percutaneous techniques of proximal humeral fracture management, biomechanical analysis of proximal humeral fracture fixation, outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, anatomic analysis of long head biceps injury and techniques of arthroscopic biceps tenodesis, results of hemiarthroplasty management of proximal humeral fractures, role of physical therapy in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and the incidence of heterotopic ossification following elbow fracture-dislocation injuries.  

In addition to fellowship training Dr.Parsons has further trained with world renowned surgeons in Lyon, Nice and Annecy, France, Zurich, Switzerland, as well in renowned medical centers in the US including the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical Center.  Dr. Parsons lectures regionally, nationally, and internationally on shoulder and elbow conditions and is a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society, Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

In the News:
Dr. Bradford Parsons discusses new treatment options for dislocated shoulders in the Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.

Dr. Bradford Parsons discusses shoulder injuries in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Arthroscopy
  • Bursitis
  • Calcific Tendonitis Of The Shoulder
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Floating Shoulder
  • Fracture
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Open Reduction And Internal Fixation Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dystocia
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinopathy
  • Tendinopathy


MD, University of Vermont

Internship, Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Fellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania


English, Spanish