Dr. Bruckner did both his undergraduate and graduate work at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Mathematics and earning magna cum laude honors from the medical school. He completed his residency and served as a clinical instructor in orthopaedics with the U.S. Navy. Dr. Bruckner did his fellowship training in Seattle at Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington. While at U.W., he was an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, served as Director of the hip and knee replacement service and developed the total-joint fellowship program.
He has received numerous honors, awards and peer recognition. He was Chairman of the Overlake Hospital Department of Orthopaedics from 2006 through 2010.
Dr. Bruckner is married with three grown sons. He is an avid gardener, musician and enjoys both snow and water skiing.
Orthopaedics, Hip and Knee Reconstruction and Preservation, Adult and Pediatric Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery