Brian R. Braaksma, M.D. is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon at the Texas Back Institute, practicing in Alliance, Texas. Dr. Braaksma attended Texas Christian University (TCU), where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences and a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Braaksma then finished Medical School at Columbia University in New York. He completed an orthopedic residency at Rush University and his fellowship training in spine surgery at the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases. For nearly ten years, he founded and ran a successful spine practice in Illinois, before bringing his family home to Texas.
Dr. Braaksma has several publications in orthopedic journals and multiple ongoing research studies. In addition, Dr. Braaksma is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society.
In his personal life, Dr. Brian Braaksma enjoys playing golf, watching sports, spending time with his family, and traveling.
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons