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R. Bryan Butler, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor
Degree M.D.
School M.D. awarded by University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2004
  • University of Maryland
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard University School of Medicine
  • Orthopaedics
Clinical Interests
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Shoulder and elbow surgery
  • English
Accepts New Patients Yes
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Dr. Butler received his undergraduate training from Northwestern University and earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery also from the University of Maryland. Dr. Butler then completed his fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at Harvard University, working at both Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Butler joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2013 after first starting his career at the Ohio State University, where he was faculty for 2 and half years. Dr. Butler specializes in advanced practices of both the Shoulder and Elbow. He brings specialized care for injuries of the Shoulder, such as Rotator Cuff Disorders, Arthritis, Instability, Fractures, Sports Injuries, Shoulder Replacements, and Arthroscopy. Furthermore, Dr. Butler has extra training and clinical/research interests for the Elbow, including Elbow Ligament and Sports Injuries, Arthritis, Fractures, Stiffness, Tendon Injuries, Elbow Replacements, and Arthroscopy.

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