Brian R Hallstrom, MD
Orthopaedic Surgery
1500 East Medical Center Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Brian R Hallstrom, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
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    Dr. Hallstrom is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems. He attended medical school at the Boston University School of Medicine and finished Magna cum Laude. During his studies, Dr. Hallstrom earned the Alpha Omega Alpha honors and the Richard J. Elkort Memorial Award. Following medical school, he completed his orthopaedic surgery internship and residency at the University of Michigan and then completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at Harvard University and the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. After the completion of his fellowship, Dr. Hallstrom joined private practice at Orthopaedic Surgery Associates associated with St. Joseph Hospital. In October 2008, he joined the faculty at the University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems in the Division of Adult Lower Extremity Reconstruction. His research interests include joint replacement (arthroplasty) of the hip and knee, treatment of arthritis and avascular necrosis, joint implant quality registries and medical quality improvement. He is currently heading the Michigan Arthroplasty Registry, Collaborative Quality Initiative (MARCQI). Dr. Hallstrom is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is an active member in multiple societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

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    • MARCQI
    • Clinical Fellow
      Massachusetts General Hospital, Orthopaedics, 2001
    • Resident
      University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, Orthopaedics, 2000
    • Intern
      University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, General Surgery, 1996
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      Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation
    Research Overview

    Joint and Implant Quality Registries

    Implant Failure Mechanisms

    Biological Environment Around Implants

    Medical Economics of Innovation

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    • Journal Article
      Establishing the Minimally Important Difference for the KOOS-Joint Replacement and PROMIS Global-10 in Patients After Total Knee Arthroplasty.
      Spiering TJ, Firth AD, Mousoulis C, Hallstrom BR, Gagnier JJ. Orthop J Sports Med, 2024 Feb; 12 (2): 23259671231218260 DOI:10.1177/23259671231218260
      PMID: 38313752
    • Journal Article
      Strategies for Combatting Health Disparities in Prioritization Schema for Medically-Necessary Time-Sensitive Orthopaedic Surgeries
      Colomb E, Lapedis CJ, Hallstrom BR, Crawford EA, Smith LB. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 2023 Nov 1; 34 (4): 1479 - 1491. DOI:10.1353/hpu.2023.a912731
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      The Differential Effect of COVID on Total Joint Arthroplasty Between Hospital and Ambulatory Surgery Centers/Hospital Outpatient Departments: A Michigan Arthroplasty Registry Collaborative Quality Initiative Analysis.
      Powell D, Markel D, Chubb H, Muscatelli S, Hughes R, Hallstrom B, Frisch N. Arthroplast Today, 2023 Oct; 23: 101189 DOI:10.1016/j.artd.2023.101189
      PMID: 37731594
    • Journal Article
      CORR Insights®: Did a New Design of the Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Prosthesis Result in Improved Survival? A Study From the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register 2012-2021.
      Hallstrom BR. Clin Orthop Relat Res, 2023 Sep 1; 481 (9): 1713 - 1715. DOI:10.1097/CORR.0000000000002711
      PMID: 37220131
    • Journal Article
      How Much Perioperative Pain and Dysfunction Underlie the HOOS JR and KOOS JR?
      Cowen ME, Zheng H, Hughes RE, Franklin PD, Masini MA, Hallstrom BR. Clin Orthop Relat Res, 2023 Sep 1; 481 (9): 1800 - 1810. DOI:10.1097/CORR.0000000000002606
      PMID: 36917176
    • Journal Article
      Are Short Stems Associated With Higher Fracture Rates and Early Revision Rates in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty? A Noninferiority Analysis.
      Nelson JT, Zheng H, Hallstrom BR, Hughes RE, Mont MA, Masini MA. J Arthroplasty, 2023 Jul; 38 (7): 1287 - 1294.e2. DOI:10.1016/j.arth.2023.01.008
      PMID: 36639113
    • Journal Article
      Association Between Initial Prescription Size and Likelihood of Opioid Refill After Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty
      Tollemar VC, Hu HM, Urquhart AG, Dailey EA, Hallstrom BR, Bicket MC, Waljee JF, Brummett CM. Journal of Arthroplasty, 2023 Jul 1; 38 (7): S130 - S137.e3. DOI:10.1016/j.arth.2022.10.038
    • Journal Article
      Do 'Surgeon Champions' and High-Volume Surgeons Have Lower Rates of Periprosthetic Femur Fracture? Perspective From a State-Wide Quality Improvement Registry.
      Markel JF, Adams NA, Srivastava AK, Zheng TH, Hallstrom BR, Markel DC. J Arthroplasty, 2023 Jul; 38 (7S): S247 - S251. DOI:10.1016/j.arth.2023.04.016
      PMID: 37084923