Dr. David Brogan studied biomedical engineering as an undergraduate at Vanderbilt University where his undergraduate research focused on image guided surgery. He then received a Marshall Scholarship for post-graduate study in the United Kingdom, where he earned a Master’s of Science in Medical Engineering and Physics from King’s College, University of London. In his second year of study, he received a Master’s in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics. Dr. Brogan attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, followed by a residency in Orthopaedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic. He underwent additional sub-specialty training in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at Duke University. Dr. Brogan’s clinical expertise is in the treatment of patients with brachial plexus, peripheral nerve injuries and mangled limbs, he focuses on microvascular free tissue transfer as well as rotational flaps and muscle transfers.
Dr. Brogan has received a KL2 Career Development Award to study nerve repair and regeneration. He has also participated in the AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scientist Development Program and the OREF Grant Writing Workshop. Dr. Brogan continues to seek ways to improve techniques for peripheral nerve repair and regeneration and has an interest in developing methods to quantitatively assess nerves intra-operatively.