Dr. Brian Halpern, MD, is the first non-surgical Fellowship Trained and Board-certified Sports Medicine Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery.
Dr. Halpern pioneered the non-operative approach to acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems. He is a founder of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Foundation, and past Associate Team Physician for the New York Mets. He has been on the Board of Directors of Face of America, working with disabled athletes worldwide.
In 1998, Dr. Halpern won an Emmy Award for the documentary Vietnam: Long Time Coming. He authored The Knee Crisis Handbook, which was published by Rodale Books in October, 2003, as well as the Men's Health Sports Injury Handbook, in 2005. His articles on sports-related injuries have been published in Men’s Health Magazine and other sports magazines.
Research Poster Presentation Abstract: "Clincal and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Outcomes Following Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment for Elbow Tendonsis," CJSM 22(2): March 2012, page 206
Halpern B, Chaudhury S, Rodeo S. "The Role of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Inducing Musculoskeletal Tissue Healing." HSS Journal. (8) 2: 137-145. (2012).
Clinical and MRI outcomes after Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment for knee Osteoarthritis, Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, December 12, 2012The Knee Crisis Handbook, Rodale Books, 2003
Chaudhury S, Rodeo S, Warren R, Hayter C, Potter H, Nguyen J, Halpern B. "Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes Following Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment for Elbow Epicondylitis". Poster presentation at 2012 AOSSM Annual Meeting, Baltimore —
July 12-15, 2012
Chaudhury S, Rodeo S, Warren R, Hayter C, Potter H, Nguyen J, Halpern B. "Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes Following Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment for Elbow Epicondylitis". Poster presentation at 13th EFORT Congress, Berlin, Germany —
May 23-25, 2012
"Osteoarthritis and PRP". Podium presentation during Biologic Therapies General Session at 2012 Annual Meeting of AMSSM, Atlanta — April 22, 2012
Lecture, PRP Biologics, New York College of Podiatric Medicine — March 12, 2012
Director of Conservative Management of Knee Osteoarthritis Symposium at Hospital for Special Surgery — March 9, 2012
"Evidence for Using PRP for the Management of Knee Orthoarthritis". Podium Presentation during Conservative Management of Knee Osteoarthritis Sympoisum at Hospital for Special Surgery — March 9, 2012
Clinical Registry for Intra-articular of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections of Hyluronic Acid compounds Vs. usual care (exercise/diet/supplements) in the medical management of knee OA effects on pain and function: effects on articular cartilage: effects on time to partial or total knee arthroplasty: The Knee Usual Care Evaluation (KUCE) study, May 2012-present