Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD

Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD

Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD Sports medicine Orthopaedics

Stephen F Brockmeier

Office Location:
Sports Medicine Center
at Fontaine
Office Phone:
Office Fax:

Mailing Address:
Dept Orthopaedic Surgery
Box 800159 HSC
Charlottesville, VA 2290

Dr. Brockmeier joined the UVA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2010. He specializes in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery. This includes arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee with a specific focus on sports injuries of the upper extremity. He has advanced experience in arthroscopic shoulder techniques including arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic labral repair and shoulder stabilization, and reconstructive procedures of the shoulder and AC joint. In addition, Dr. Brockmeier specializes in reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, including total shoulder replacement, humeral resurfacing, revision shoulder arthroplasty, and reverse shoulder arthroplasty.

Dr. Brockmeier serves as Team Physician for the University of Virginia as well as for James Madison University. Prior to joining the UVa faculty, Dr. Brockmeier completed medical school and Orthopaedic residency training at Georgetown University followed by a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He then spent three years in practice in Charlotte, North Carolina, specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and shoulder surgery. While in Charlotte, he served as team physician for the Charlotte Bobcats and was an orthopaedic consultant for a number of high schools and youth baseball organizations. Dr. Brockmeier moved to Charlottesville to pursue an academic career, with a research emphasis on clinical outcomes in the area of arthroscopic and open shoulder procedures.


Dr. Brockmeier recently participated in the prestigious AOSSM/ESKKA Traveling Fellowship.


Beyond Orthopaedics

"Outside of work, I spend as much time as possible with my wife Kristin and our three children, Ben, Jack, and Paige. I enjoy the outdoors, hiking, cycling, golf, tennis, and skiing.”


Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Team Physician, University of Virginia

Team Physician, James Madison University

Fellowship Director, U.Va. Sports Medicine Fellowship


Orthopaedic Surgery


Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery

Special Expertise:

Sports Medicine


Shoulder Surgery

Total Shoulder Replacement

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty


“Top Doctor” – US News, Castle Connelly

Deputy Editor, JBJS Sports Medicine Highlights

American Orthopaedic Association, Emerging Leader

Editorial Board, Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Editorial Board, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine

Principle Reviewer, American Journal of Sports Medicine

Reviewer, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Reviewer, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery



American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

- Education Committee (2013 – 2017)

Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)

Association of Clinical Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ACESS)

MidAtlantic Shoulder and Elbow Society (MASES)

- Membership Committee (2012 – 2015)


University of Virginia, B.A. with Distinction, Biochemistry 1997

Georgetown University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine 2001


Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University, 2006


Hospital for Special Surgery, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, New York, NY 2007


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, (2009)

Subspecialty Certificated in Sports Medicine (2012)

State License:



During his career, Dr. Brockmeier has been actively involved in basic science and clinical research with a focus on outcomes after arthroscopic shoulder surgery and shoulder reconstruction. Current research includes biomechanical and clinical studies evaluating the arthroscopic management of biceps tendon disorders of the shoulder, outcomes after SLAP repair and revision SLAP repair, and anatomic and clinical features of anatomic ACL reconstruction. He is the priniciple investigator currently on clinical trials evaluating scaffold augmentation of rotator cuff repair and stemless total shoulder arthroplast. In addition, he has authored numerous textbook chapters, review articles, and peer-reviewed studies and has given local, regional, and national talks and presentations in his field of interest.