Bryan Emmerson, MD

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Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopedic Surgery


Professional Distinctions

  • Chief of Surgery, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital 2017
  • Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Physician of the Year 2013
  • Western Orthopaedic Association Lloyd W. Taylor Award recipient, October 2006
  • Western Orthopaedic Association Esch Award recipient, May 2006
  • NIH/Stein Institute for Research on Aging research grant
  • AEMB Biomedical Engineering National Honor Society

Practicing since:

 2004 (13 years)

At Sansum Clinic since:

 2011 (6 years)

Training & Certification

Medical School/Graduate School

  • University of California San Diego


  • University of California San Diego - Orthopaedic Surgery


  • University of California San Diego - Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic, Alexandria, VA


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Additional Information


  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  • Engh Society
  • Santa Barbara County Medical Society

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