Dr. Bronstein was born in Anaheim, California.He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics at the University of California at Berkeley. Stemming from his strong Canadianheritage, Dr. Bronstein played Center for the UC Berkeley Collegiate Ice Hockey team and continues to compete as a player and team physician for the local adult amateur and professional ice hockey teams. He regularly plays the drums for an ensemble the first Friday of every month at a local synagogue.
After graduating with honors, he went on to UHS/The ChicagoMedical School to receive his medical degree. His studies then led him to Detroit, MIwhere he trained in Orthopaedic surgery at Henry Ford Hospital participating in all aspects of Orthopaedics and assisting in the care of the Detroit Red Wings, Lions and Tigers professional sports teams. His nationally published and presented research on Gamekeepers/Skiers Thumb injuries pioneered a new technique to aid in the diagnosis of these conditions.
After completing his residency training, he further specialized in Hand and Microvascular surgery at the University of Washington in Seattlewith advanced training in Microscopic and Reconstructive surgery in arthritic, congenital, neurologic, traumatic and industrial conditions of the upper extremity. His fellowship included specialized training for treatment of musicians for which he brings his own experience as drummer. His Fellowship research was also nationally published and internationally presented investigating the biomechanics of wrist fractures and the effects of malunion on the range of motion outcome. Dr. Bronstein has been in Las Vegas since 1995. In 1996 he pioneered the replant (limb reattachment) team at University Medical Center with two other physicians. He also co-developed the Regional Anesthesia Catheter Exercise (RACE) program for patients with complex therapy needs, allowing for rapid, near pain-free therapy to regain motion postoperatively.
Dr. Bronstein has served as Chairman of Hand Surgery at the University Medical Center, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Summerlin Hospital, and is a physician advisor for West Career and Technical High School Academy. He has been a team doctor for the Las Vegas WranglersProfessional Ice Hockey team since their first season. Dr. Bronstein has been chosen by his peers as aLas Vegas Top Doctorin Las Vegas Life Magazine on multiple annual publications, and recently was recognized as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctorsbased upon written patient reviews.His special interests include complex wrist reconstruction, elbow surgery, trauma fracture care, pediatric hand reconstruction, industrial injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Bronstein was the first to introduce the Indiana Tome Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery to Las Vegas, has performed over 3,000 of these procedures utilizing this mini-open technique. Patients typically are able to use their hands with just a band-aid the next day.
Dr. Bronstein isBilingual in Spanishand isBoard Certifiedin Orthopaedic Surgery and has a certificate of added qualifications (CAQ) in Hand & Microvascular Surgery.