Brandon D Bushnell, MD, MBA

Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Surgeon
Orthopedic surgeon smiling and wearing a suit with a red tie.

With Harbin since: 2009

Practice Locations

Orthopedics Rome
monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
saturday: Closed
sunday: Closed
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Field of Medicine

Orthopedics  - 

Orthopedics is the care, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bone, joint, ligament, tendon, muscle, and nerves in children and adults.

Sports Medicine  - 

Focuses on the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise.

Dr. Bushnell has been my orthopedic doctor for my knee since I was 13. He has done 2 of my surgeries and I completely trust him in every aspect. He always thinks of the patient and their needs first. Great family oriented service!

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Background & Education


Sports medicine, shoulder and knee surgery

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery; Subspeciality Certification in Sports Medicine


Doctor of Medicine, Master of Business Administration


Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Denver, CO (Sports Medicine)


University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC (Orthopedic Surgery)


University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC (Surgery)

Medical Education

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Graduate Education

Auburn University Harbert School of Business, Auburn, AL

Undergraduate Education

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


Dr. Bushnell currently serves as chairman of the orthopedic department, and his practice focuses on knee and shoulder surgery. He is a team physician for the Rome Braves, Berry College, Trion High School, the Rome/Floyd County SWAT Team, and the U.S. Ski Team. He remains active in orthopedic clinical research, and he has published over forty articles in the orthopedic literature.

More Information

In 2019, Dr. Bushnell has received positive press for his groundbreaking work with a medical research study for the Regeneten Bioinductive Implant - a “patch” used in shoulder surgeries to repair torn rotator cuffs. The implant is about the size of a postage stamp that’s used during minimally-invasive surgeries for partial rotator cuff tears. Dr. Bushnell has completed more than 150 surgeries with the implant that integrates biologically into the injured tendon and accelerates healing and strengthening. Recently, Dr. Bushnell appeared on a WSBTV segment, “The Daily 2” regarding his work with the Regeneten Bioinductive Implant, and was also featured in the July 2019 edition of V3 Magazine and

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