Dr. Bierbrauer is a board certified orthopaedic and hand surgeon. He is a longtime Colorado resident, moving here after completing his Hand Surgery fellowship at the Christine M Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microvascular Surgery in Louisville, KY in 2005. He completed orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and medical school at the Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University. He grew up in Bloomington, MN where he attended St. Olaf College.
As an avid runner and mountain biker, he is likely to be found running or biking the myriad Front Range trails available literally steps out his door in Golden. His main passion is skiing. He calls himself a triple threat and may be found alpine skiing, telemarking, or snowboarding depending on the day and how much powder there is! He was a collegiate ski racer in Minnesota and now is a US Ski Team Physician Pool member traveling the globe with various team disciplines.
Dr. Bierbrauer utilizes a collaborative approach to orthopedics, prioritizing partnering with his patients when making decisions regarding treatment, surgery, and rehabilitation. His elective surgery specialty provides comprehensive care from elbow to fingertips. Additionally, he provides general orthopaedic care, including trauma management.
Dr. Bierbrauer is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.
ABOS Board Certified 2007
Rosalind Franklin University – The Chicago Medical School (North Chicago, IL) 1995 – 1999
Doctor of Medicine, Dean’s Award Recipient
St. Olaf College 1991 – 1995
Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Chemistry; Cum Laude