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Brian A. Krenzel, MD

Brian A. Krenzel, MD

Education

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine -- Doctor of Medicine
  • Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina -- Internship, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina -- Residency, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgeons of Indiana -- Fellowship, Orthopedic Adult Reconstruction Surgery
  • Duke University -- Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology & Anatomy

Dr. Brian Krenzel is a fellowship trained adult reconstruction surgeon specializing in primary and complex revision hip and knee replacement surgery. He also has an interest in partial knee replacement surgery, and is certified to implant the Oxford ® Mobile Bearing Unicompartmental Knee Replacement. Dr. Krenzel also performs the minimally invasive Anterior Supine Intermuscular (ASI) hip replacement.

Dr. Krenzel received his undergraduate degree from Duke University where he lettered in football. He was recognized all four years of his collegiate career on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

He earned his medical degree from The University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic residency at Duke University. Dr. Krenzel finished his extensive education with specialty training in hip and knee replacement surgery with the renowned Joint Replacement Surgeons of Indiana.

Dr. Krenzel is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Practice

  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Member of the North Carolina Orthopedic Association
  • Member of the North Carolina Medical Society
  • Piedmont Orthopaedic Society Member
  • Catawba County Medical Society (Current Board Member 2011-Present/Immediate Past President)
  • Catawba County Medical Society Foundation- Board Member 2011-Present
  • Bassett Society Board Member (2008-Present//President)  non-profit fundraising committee for Duke University
  • St. Albans Episcopal Church (Vestry Board Member 2014-Present/Current church lay leader{Warden}) (Haiti Outreach Committee Board Member)
  • Cooperative Christian Ministry-Hickory (Volunteer MD/ 2011-Present)
  • OrthoCarolina (OC) Executive Committee Member 2017
  • OrthoCarolina-Hickory Executive Director 2015-Present
  • OrthoCarolina Board of Partners Member 2013-Present
  • OrthoCarolina Clinical Quality Committee (CQC) 2014-Present
  • OrthoCarolina Quality Improvement Committee (QIC) 2014-Present

Research

 Abstracts Accepted for National Meetings

  • Krenzel B, Marchant M, Bolognesi M. (2006) Computer Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Technique for Femoral Bone Resection in the Setting of a Retained Femoral Intramedullary Nail. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Joint Arthroplasty Young Investigators Conference), March 2006
  • Krenzel B, Mann C, Kayes A, Speer KP. The Effects of Radio Frequency Ablation on Articular Cartilage: A Time Dependent Analysis.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, March 2000

Contributions to Published Papers

  • Ghert M, et al. "Tenascin-C splice variant adhesive/anti-adhesive effects on chondrosarcoma cell attachment to fibronectin." Cell Structure and Function (26:179-187, November 2001)
  • Ghert M, et al.  “The clinical significance of tenascin-C splice variant expression in chondrosarcoma." Oncology (2001; 61:306-314)
  • Ghert M, et al.  "Tenascin-C expression and distribution in cultured human chondrocytes and chondrosarcoma cells." Journal of Orthopaedic Research (2002 Jul;20(4):834-41)

Publications

  • Krenzel BA, et al.  High preoperative range of motion is a significant risk factor for dislocation in primary total hip arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2010 Sep;25(6 Suppl):31-5. Epub 2010 Jun 11.
  • Krenzel BA, et al. Posterior capsular injections of ropivacaine during total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. J Arthroplasty. 2009 Sep;24(6 Suppl):138-43. Epub 2009 Jun 10.

 Presentations

  • AAHKS 2009 Podium Presentation- High preoperative range of   motion is a significant risk factor for dislocation in primary total hip arthroplasty
  •  AAHKS 2008 Podium Presentation- Posterior capsular injections of ropivacaine during total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled stud

 

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PA Team

Fellowship Trained

  • Hip & Knee

Clinical Specialties

  • Hip & Knee