Tyler J. Brolin, M.D.


Sports Medicine



Joined Staff

August 15, 2017


Concordia College, 2006

Med School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2011

Residency: UT-Campbell Clinic, 2016

Other Information

Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital – Rothman Institute, Shoulder and Elbow, 2017


Clinical Interests:
Dr. Brolin is an orthopaedic surgeon that specializes in the evaluation and treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders. This includes arthroscopic and open management of all aspects of shoulder and elbow pathology including: arthritis, rotator cuff tears, instability, fractures, biceps tendon ruptures, AC joint injuries, frozen shoulder, as well as shoulder and elbow athletic injuries.


He performs a variety of procedures including:

  • Total shoulder and elbow replacements
  • Shoulder and elbow revision replacements for failed surgery
  • Rotator cuff repairs
  • Tendon transfers for irreparable rotator cuff tears
  • Labral and SLAP repairs
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Biceps tendon repairs
  • Fracture fixation

Professional Societies:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • Tennessee Orthopaedic Society
  • American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program
  • Phoenix Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society

Honors and Awards:

  • 2017 Rothman Institute Shoulder and Elbow Fellow Researcher of the Year
  • 2017 Jefferson Orthopaedic Society Fellow Research Presentation Award
  • 2016 Hugh Smith Research Presentation Award
  • 2016 ASES Charles S. Neer Clinical Science Award

Consultant Reviewer:

  • Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Associate Editor:

  • Shoulder and Elbow Section Editor for Orthopedic Clinics of North America

Media Coverage:

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