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Dr. Bryan Reuss

Orthopedic Surgery
Orlando , FL
22 years experience

Locations

Office

Orlando , FL

Address

25 West Crystal Lake Street, Suite 200, Orlando , FL
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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About

Bio

Raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Dr. Reuss attended the University of Kansas where he earned his B.A. degree in Biology. He earned his M.D. degree with Honors from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. While in medical school, he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and served as class president for all four years of medical school. Dr. Reuss completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training at Orlando Regional Healthcare System. He was chosen among all residents in all programs as Resident of the Year for 2004-2005. Following his residency, he pursued additional training in Sports Medicine by completing an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship with the University of Cincinnati/Wellington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine group. While there, he served as Assistant Team Physician to the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals and the University of Cincinnati's football and basketball programs, as well as a physician to the ATP Masters Series of the Professional Tennis Tour. He also serves as a physician for Cirque du Soleil, USA Rugby, and USA Boxing. Dr. Reuss is also a team physician for the newly formed United Football League and College Football's East-West Shrine Game as well as the PGA's Arnold Palmer Invitational. With dedication to sports medicine advancements, Dr. Reuss has published literature in Orthopaedic journals and continues to work on research projects in the field of Sports Medicine. In addition, he has lectured to distinguished audiences on numerous topics related to Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is also a clinical faculty member for University of Central Florida's Medical School and Nova Southeastern University's Physician Assistant Program, as well as Orlando Health's Orthopaedic Residency Program. Dedicated to our community, Dr. Reuss serves as a team physician and works with the schools in our sports medicine network, including Boone HS Braves, University HS Cougars, Timber Creek HS Wolves, Oak Ridge HS Pioneers, Hagerty HS Huskies, Lake Brantley HS Patriots, Lyman HS Greyhounds, Lake Howell HS Silver Hawks, Oviedo HS Lions, Winter Springs HS Bears, The First Academy Royals, Trinity Preparatory School Saints, and the Seminole Community College Raiders. He is also a team physician to the Central Florida Strikers soccer team and the Florida Soccer Alliance. Dr. Reuss is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, specializing in sports medicine, knee, and shoulder injuries.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

55 Answers
13 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
No relation: Typically, there is no relation between scoliosis and stomach/gas issues. I would seek medical treatment in your area as there is no connection. If ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Could be serious: This could be splenomegaly or other abdominal condition. This should be evaluated by a physician in your area.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
2-6 weeks: Depending on the type of graft chosen, the knee can be swollen for anywhere between 2-6 weeks. It can last longer if the patient does not progress we... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
6-9 months: Depending on the progress of your rehab, it typically takes 6-9 months for full recovery to get back to sports.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: My usual treatment is stepwise. First, antiinflammatories, exercises or physical therapy, tennis elbow braces, and activity modification is used. Ne... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Cutting Sports: Sudden changes in direction or rotational movements are common mechanisms of the "non-contact" ACL injury. Hyper-extension or hyper-flexion can also ... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Sports Medicine Doc: Visiting a sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon will allow for the most progressive treatment to optimize recovery. Generally, a more aggressive appro... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Of course it depends on the depth and the extent to which other structures such as tendons are injured. In general, as long as an infection does not ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
The Hand: The hand is the most commonly injured part of the body.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
RICE: Of course, xrays are necessary to ensure there is no fracture or dislocation. If it is a sprain, the principles of rest, ice, compression and elevati... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Depends: It depends. For example, a mcl sprain can take 4-6 weeks to heal depending on the severity, while an acl usually does not heal without surgery. Thes... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Ends at adulthood: Osgood-shlatter's disease is an apophysitis of the tibial tubercle. It is related to increased activity and is often seen after growth spurts (bones ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
I do, complex: Knee reconstructions are very complex and should be done by an experienced surgeon familiar with the latest techniques. When done correctly and with ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Ice: The fastest way is ice, elevation, compression and anti-inflammatories. If you get swelling after an injury, this should be evaluated as it could rep... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Depends: Many cases of bursitis do not need to be drained. Often, rest, anti-inflammatories, ice, compression can relieve and diminish the swelling/fluid. If... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Rest: The simple answer is rest. Rest can take awhile though, so to speed it up i suggest: 1) anti-inflammatories 2) pt/stretching 3) good shoe wear/arch-s... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Get off Narcotics!: If you are only 30 years old and have a rotator cuff tear (rare at your age), you need to get this fixed if it is causing you enough pain to require o... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Core strengthening: Core strengthening (gluteus medius/minimus) and stretching of hamstrings/gluteus/it bands can also really help. If you only have time for one thing... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
6 months: Typically, it takes 6-9 months to recover and get back to normal activities, including sports.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Depends...: First and foremost, your child should be seen by a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon specializing in scoliosis. Once that has been done, a chiropractor c... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
XRay: Since the symptoms can be very subtle, an xray with the appropriate measurements is the only way to definitively determine if scoliosis is getting wor... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Cuff Strengthening: The best place to start is rotator cuff strengthening. The rotator cuff is the core of the shoulder. If you are early in your surgical recovery, che... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Mostly Ligaments: Mostly ligaments, but there are some tendons such as the tendon of the subclavius muscle, and rotator cuff tendons.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
All of them: Virtually all bones can get avn (avascular necrosis). Usually avn occurs at the ends of bones, at the joint.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Any kind of twisting, cutting, pivoting, hyper extension, deceleration, etc type of mechanism can cause an acl injury. It does not have to happen dur... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
6 weeks: If a basic inversion ankle sprain (negative xrays) is not healed by 6 weeks, then you should be seen and evaluated for other possible problems (like a... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Warm up!: Always warm up before lifting weights. Always use an appropriate amount of weight, and always make sure your body/arms is in a safe position.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
3 months: In general, an uncomplicated long bone fracture takes about 6-8 weeks to heal. With an additional 6-8 weeks of remodeling, a patient's tibia is "heal... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
2-6 weeks: Typically, the swelling will subside in 2-6 weeks, but may take longer if a patient does not progress with physical therapy.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Inversion: Typically, inversion of the ankle causes the most common ankle injury: a sprain of the anterior talofibular ligament.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
No: Playing a cutting sport with an ACL tear is not advisable...Especially if there is substantial instability. The unstable (acl-deficient) knee can lea... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Condition!: It is never too late to work with a therapist or personal trainer to strengthen the lower extremities and increase endurance. This has been shown to ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Absolutely. It helps with cardiac health and musculoskeletal health...Not to mention mental health.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Bracing or Surgery: Typically, treatment for scoliosis is reserved for the pediatric population as this is the time it tends to get worse due to growth. Most patients wi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
No: Ocean water is not clean and with a fresh wound that still has stitches in it, you could get infected. Mycobacterium marinum is a unique infection ca... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
MRI: At the very least, she needs to be evaluated with a physical exam and an mri. Rotator cuff tears are common in her age group and can present like thi... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
These Hurt!: Coccyx injuries can be very painful and can last for months. Little can be done for these injuries other that waiting it out, treating symptomaticall... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Or clinic: You could see a sports medicine physician in his office to get evaluated and get xrays. This way you could avoid the er, the wait, and often, the inc... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Depends: If your kneecap is popping in and out, this is a problem with the surgery and likely will not cause a meniscus tear. But if your knee itself is sublu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Minor procedure: Often, a physician can make a small cut over the area of the puncture wound and dissect down to retrieve the foreign object. This would be done under... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Protein!: Protein, coupled with lots of water, fruits/vegetables are key to your physique. Eat several meals a day as well, not just bfast, lunch and dinner an... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
No: A steroid injection should never be given directly into a tendon as tendon ruptures could occur.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
XRay: An xray is the only way to truly tell. Another hint is the absence of pain.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
MRI: Ligaments can only be seen on an mri. Xrays are only able to show bones and the relationships between the bones.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Rehab and Support: You can build the strength of the ankle by rehab and proper exercises. You can also support the ankle with taping or ankle braces before sports such ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Tennis elbow will be painful on the lateral (or outside/away from the middle of the body) aspect of the elbow and when you resist wrist extension it a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
No: Absolutely not! elbow injuries can be fractures, tendon tears (biceps/triceps), cartilage injuries like osteochondritis dissecans, muscle strains, li... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Therapy: Physical therapy, transverse massage, tennis elbow braces, rest, and cortisone injections (assuming you were referring to oral medication).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Any of them!: All off them! anything that has repetitive wrist extension can lead to lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Although my general treatment is physical therapy, tennis elbow braces, anti-inflammatories, cortisone injections, and rest; i often use massage (espe... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Reuss is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Reuss is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nebraska College of Medicine, NE
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

ORLANDO HEALTH

Awards

Sports Medicine Person of the Year- Athletic Trainers Association of Florida
Top Orthopedic Surgeon , Third Place, Florida - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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