Brian Duggan, M.D., is a staff orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with Verde Valley Medical Clinic - Orthopedics.
Expertise and Special Interests
Dr. Duggan joined VVMC in September 2011. Previously, Dr. Duggan’s training and experience included programs in Baltimore, Detroit and Lake Tahoe.
As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Duggan specializes in sports-related injuries. As such, he performs knee ligament reconstructions; hip arthroscopy; arthroscopic shoulder rotator cuff repairs; instability surgery of the shoulder, total shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements; and total and partial hip and knee replacements. Having trained at Baltimore’s Shock Trauma Center, Dr. Duggan has extensive knowledge in the care of orthopedic fracture of all extremities.
Education and Certification
Dr. Duggan earned his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, where he graduated with class honors. He completed his physician residency program in orthopedics at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he received the Resident Research Award. He completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Barton Health, South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Dr. Duggan has co-authored research publications for medical journals and presentations. In 2010, he traveled to Haiti to provide post-earthquake orthopedic and trauma care.
Understanding that we all are unique individuals, Dr. Duggan strives to collaborate with his patients to offer optimal surgical and non-surgical treatment strategies.
- Special Procedures/Interests: Shoulder arthroscopy (Rotator Cuff injuries, instability) Shoulder replacement, including Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty; Knee ligament reconstruction; Sports trauma care/fracture fixation; Joint preservation and cartilage surgery knee and hip replacement; Hip arthroscopy
- VVMC Medical Staff 2011