Michael S. Bradford, M.D.

Medical SchoolUniversity of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
InternshipRoyal Alexandra Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
ResidencyUniversity of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
FellowshipTrained in Adult Reconstructive Surgery & Revison of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Central Dupage Hospital
Winfield, Illinois
Board Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Affiliations
  • Valley Hospital Medical Center
  • MountainView Hospital & Medical Center
  • The Surgery Center at Tenaya
  • Southwest Medical Center Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center
  • Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center
  • Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
  • Summerlin Hospital Medical Center

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Specializing inHip, Joint Replacement, Knee,
Seeing Patients in

Henderson

Northwest Las Vegas


Biography

Michael S. Bradford, M.D. joined Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center in 1994.  Dr. Bradford is an accomplished Adult Reconstructive Surgeon that also specializes in minimally invasive hip and knee replacements. Dr. Bradford has a particular interest in assessing and revising failed total hip and knee replacements. Currently, Dr. Bradford is the Chief of Surgery at Sunrise Hospital.

Dr. Michael S. Bradford was born in Montreal, Canada. He received his Doctor of Medicine in 1986 from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Dr. Bradford subsequently completed his internship and Orthopedic residency at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton from 1986-1992. Dr. Bradford moved to the United States in 1993 to complete a Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Hip and Knee Surgery with Wayne Paprosky, M.D at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Illinois and at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center (Rush University Medical Center) in Chicago, Illinois.

Publications
  • Bradford, MS and Paprosky, WG. Acetabular Defect Classification – A Detailed Radiographic Approach. SEMINARS IN ARTHROPLASTY, 6(2):76-85, April 1995.
  • Bradford, MS and Paprosky, WG. Reconstruction of the severely deficient acetabulum using a whole acetabular transplant allograft. SEMINARS IN ARTHROPLASTY, 6(2):86-956, April 1995.
  • Younger, TI, Bradford, MS, Paprosky, WG and Magnus, RE. Removal of a Cementless femoral prosthesis with the extended proximal femoral osteotomy. Accepted for publication CONTEMP ORTHOPEDIC.
  • Younger, TI, Bradford, MS, Paprosky, WG and Magnus, RE. Extended proximal femoral osteotomy: A new technique for femoral revision arthoplasty. J ARTHROPLASTY, 10(3):329-338, 1995.
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS, Younger, TI: Classification of bone defects in failed prosthesis. In proceeding of MODERN TRENDS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY AND PATHOLOGY, Bologna, Italy, March 1993.
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS, Younger and TI: Femoral reconstruction with massive allograft and cementless prosthesis, In proceeding of MODERN TRENDS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY AND PATHOLOGY, Bologna, Italy, March 1993.
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS, Younger and TI. Acetabular reconstruction with massive allograft and cementless prothesis. In proceeding of MODERN TRENDS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY AND PATHOLOGY, Bologna, Italy, March 1993.
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS, Younger and TI: Hip revision surgery with cemented, cementless and hybrid prosthesis, In proceeding of MODERN TRENDS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY AND PATHOLOGY, Bologna, Italy, March 1993.
  • Bradford, MS, Paprosky, WG and Jablonsky, WS. Repeat revision of failed distal femoral allograft acetabular reconstructions. Accepted for publication ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS.
  • Bradford, MS, Paprosky, WG, Jablonsky, WS and Giroux, M. Distal femoral allograft acetabular reconstruction-long-term results and ease of revision. Accepted for publication ORTHOPEDIC PROCEEDINGS.
  • Bradford, M/s, Paprosky, WG, Jablonsky, WS and Giroux, M. Distal femoral allograftt reconstruction of the severely deficient acetabulum: Ease of revision of failed grafts. Accepted for publication ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS.
  • Bradford, MS, Paprosky, WG, Jablonsky, WS and Giroux, M. Distal femoral allograft reconstruction of the deficient acetabulum – is a failed graft really a failure? Accepted for publication ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS.
  • Bradford, MS, Jablonsky, WS, Paprosky, WG and Younger, TI. The extended proximal femoral osteotomy – a new technique for femoral prosthesis and cement removal. ORTHOPEDIC PROCEEDINGS In press.
  • Bradford, MS, Younger, TI, Paprosky, WG and Magnus, RE. Revision of the difficult femur using the using an extended proximal femoral osteotomy. JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY, February 1994.
  • Bradford, MS, Younger, TI, Paprosky, WG and Magnus, RE. The extended proximal femoral osteotomy – a new technique for femoral prosthesis and cement removal. ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTION, In press.
  • MacDonald, SJ, Krishnamurthy, A, Bradford, MS and Paprosky, WG. Acetabular transplants in revision total hip arthroplasty: When there are no alternatives. Accepted for publication
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS, Jablonsky, WS and Giroux, M. Use of and extended proximal osteotomy in femoral revisions: A radical or conservative approach? Accepted for publication ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS.
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS, Jablonsky, WS and Giroux, M. Use of and extended proximal osteotomy in femoral revisions: A radical or conservative approach? Accepted for publication ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS.
  • Giroux, M, Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS and Jablonsky, WS. Femoral Revision Arthroplasty: Long term results using an extensively coated prosthesis. Accepted for publication ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS.
  • Jablonsky, WS, Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS and Giroux, M. cementless aceptabulae: Let the user beware. Accepted for publication ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS.
  • Sproul, CD, Mahood, J and Bradford, MS. Efficacy of subcutaneous bupivicain infusion in relieving pain after spinal surgery. ORTHOPEDIC TRASACTIONS. 18(3): 928,1994
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS, Jablonsky, WS and Younger, TI. Use of a long extended proximal osteotomy in femoral revisions: A radical or conservative approach. Accepted for publication ORTHOPEDIC TRASACTIONS.
  • Sproul, CD, Mahood, J and Bradford, MS. Efficacy of subcutaneous bupivicaine infusion in relieving pain after spinal surgery. ORTHOPEDIC TRASACTIONS, 1994, 18(3), 824.
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS and Jablonsky, WS. A predictable preoperative evaluation of the failed acetabulum using plain x-rays. ORTHOPEDIC PROCEEDINGS, In press.
  • Sproul, CD, Mahood, JK and Bradford, MS. Efficacy of subcutaneous bupivicaine infusion in relieving pain after spinal surgery. ORTHOPEDIC PROCEEDINGS, In press.
  • Younger, TI, Bradford, MS, Paprosky, WG and Jablonsky, WS. Femoral revision arthroplasty with an extensively porous-coated prosthesis: Two to five year follow-up. ORTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS, In press.
  • Paprosky, WG, Younger, TI, Bradford, MS and Jablonsky, WS. Can plain x-rays adequately determine acetabular bone loss in the failed acetabular prosthesis. ORTHOPEDIC TRASACTIONS, In press.
  • Paprosky, WG, Magnus, RE, Bradford, MS and Younger, TI. A predictable pre-operative evaluation of the failed acetabulum using plain x-rays. JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY, February 1994.
  • Paprosky, WG, Younger, TI, Bradford, MS and Jablonsky, WS. Radiographic evaluation of the failed acetabulum: Do plain x-rays give adequate assessment. ORTHOPEDIC TRASACTIONS, 18(4): 1007-8,1994-95.
  • Bradford, MS, Paprosky, WG and Jablonsky, WS. The extended proximal femoral osteotomy to remove cement or ingrown prosthesis. In TOTAL HIP REVISION SURGERY, Galante, Rosenberg and Callaghan, ED. Raven Press, 1995, 263-270.
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS and Jablonsky, WS. Cementless revision total hip arthroplasty. In AAOS Orthopedic knowledge update: Supplement total hip and knee arthroplasty. AAOS PUBLICATION, In press.
  • Paprosky, WG, Bradford, MS and Jablonsky, WS. Acetabular reconstruction with massive acetabular allografts. In AAOS INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURES VOL. 45. AAOS PUBLICATION, In press.
  • Paprosky, WG, Jablonsky, WS and Bradford, MS. Cementless femoral revision arthroplasty and the use of extensively porous-coated prosthesis. In TOTAL HIP REVISION SURGERY, Galante, Rosenberg and Callaghan, ED, Raven Press, 1995, 387-394.

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