Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery)
Dr. Bruce Bollinger is dedicated to finding joint replacement technology that returns each patient to an active lifestyle. In the earliest days of his Fort Worth medical practice, Dr. Bollinger knew there had to be a better option to poorly fitting implants; he wanted to spare his patients the one-size-fits-all approach to joint replacement that results in mediocre outcomes and extended recovery time. Dr. Bruce Bollinger turned to technology to find the best custom solutions for individuals needing hip or knee replacements.
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Today, Dr. Bollinger is one of the leading specialists in custom hip and knee replacements. He is currently the only orthopedic surgeon in Northern Texas and Oklahoma to offer both solutions. Bruce Bollinger serves as a consultant and instructor to other surgeons who want to offer advanced joint replacement options including ConforMIS Knee replacement technology, a knee replacement that is personalized specifically to the patient.
Bruce Bollinger earned his medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery Internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Washington University Medical School in St. Louis. Dr. Bollinger started his practice in Texas.
Dr. Bruce Bollinger is Chief of Staff at Baylor Surgical Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. This Fort Worth knee surgeon holds more than a dozen hospital appointments in the Plano area and ranks in the top 25 percent of healthcare providers in the institutions. Dr. Bollinger is also a leading member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Among other procedures, Dr. Bollinger performs:
- Custom knee replacement
- Arthroscopic and reconstructive knee surgery
- Arthroscopic and reconstructive ankle surgery
- Arthroscopic and reconstructive shoulder surgery
Bruce Bollinger, MD, uses his three decades of orthopedic surgery experience to provide custom knee replacement that fits each patient just right. He began his private Fort Worth practice in 1986, where he focused on degenerative diseases affecting the lower spine. During these years, Dr. Bollinger honed his skills at various orthopedic surgery procedures, including procedures that fuse degrading bones together or inserting screws to provide support to dysfunctional joints. While these catchall techniques work adequately, Dr. Bollinger always looks towards personalized treatment options that provide the best results for each of his patients. Customized replacements provide the best possible fit, which reduces recovery time and hospital stays, provides optimal pain relief, and restores optimal function to get patients back on their feet faster.
This dedication to individual health and welfare earned Dr. Bollinger both the Patient’s Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2011. In response to these prestigious honors, Bruce Bollinger MD is redoubling his efforts to give each of his patients the best possible fit for their hip or knee replacement.