Joanne Halbrecht, MD Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Specialty Focus: Shoulder, Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Instability, Labral Tear, Knee, ACL Tear, Meniscus Tear, Arthritis, Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine

Education: BA Engineering, Lafayette College; MD, NY Medical College; Residency, Albert Einstein/Montefiore Med Ctr-NYC; Sports Medicine Fellowship, Inst. for Bone & Joint Disorders-Phoenix

Years in Practice: 20


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Dr. Joanne Halbrecht is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine with over 20 years of experience. She specializes in the conservative and operative treatment of sports injuries. Dr. Halbrecht has been recognized for her expertise in arthroscopic surgery. As a result she has taught courses in knee and shoulder arthroscopy at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago to orthopedic surgeons from all over the world. She has several publications in orthopedic journals and has been a team physician for football and hockey. She has utilized her degree in engineering while serving as a consultant for orthopedic product design and development. Dr. Halbrecht has a special interest in biomechanics and has performed research at the Harrington Arthitis Research Foundation in Phoenix and at the University of Colorado in conjunction with the Departments of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Her work has been presented at national meetings, She has several publications in nationally recognized orthopedic journalsand was on the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal “Orthopaedic Technology Today”. Dr. Halbrecht has served as an Associate Master Instructor for knee and shoulder arthroscopy for the Arthoscopy Association of North America at their surgeon’s teaching facility in Chicago.