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Brian Kistler, MD

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

SPECIALTIES

Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Trauma
Trauma Reconstruction
Trauma Surgery

LANGUAGES

English

PATIENT TYPE

Adults and Children

CLINICAL INTERESTS AND APPROACH TO CARE

Dr. Kistler specializes in the treatment of traumatic orthopedic fractures from polytrauma patients with high energy injuries to patients with simple fractures requiring operative and non-operative treatment.  Dr. Kistler has particular interests in fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, both complex periarticular fractures and long bone fractures of the upper and lower extremity, fractures of the foot and ankle, pediatric fractures, periprosthetic fractures, fractures requiring arthroplasty of the hip joint and the treatment of fractures which have gone to nonunion or malunion.

DISEASES & CONDITIONS TREATED

Achilles Tendon Injury
Amputation
Ankle Sprain
Bone Infection
Broken Ankle
Broken Arm
Broken Collarbone
Broken Elbow
Broken Finger
Broken Leg
Broken Toe
Broken Wrist
Dislocated Elbow
Finger Dislocation
Finger Sprain
Fracture
Hip Fracture
Pediatric Fractures
Septic Arthritis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Separation
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Sprains
Stress Fractures
Trauma

TREATMENTS / SERVICES

Bone Grafting
Debridement
Fracture Treatment of Ankle
Fracture Treatment of Arm
Fracture Treatment of Clavicle
Fracture Treatment of Elbow
Fracture Treatment of Femur
Fracture Treatment of Foot
Fracture Treatment of Hand
Fracture Treatment of Hip
Fracture Treatment of Patella
Fracture Treatment of Shoulder
Fracture Treatment of Tibia
Fracture Treatment of Wrist
Hardware Removal
Limb Salvage
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Trauma Care
X-Ray

CLINICAL LOCATIONS

Upstate Bone and Joint Center
6620 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057

CLINICAL SECTION AFFILIATIONS

Orthopedic Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Women's Health Network
Urgent/After Hours Care
Women's Bone Health/Orthopedic Surgery

CURRENT HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES

Upstate University Hospital
Crouse Hospital