Brian J Kistler, MD

Brian J Kistler, MD
Appointed 07/01/08
200 Upstate Bone and Joint Center
6620 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057

315 464-4472

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Orthopedic Surgery: Trauma Surgery

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2013, Orthopedic Surgery
  • MD: Medical College of Wisconsin, 2008

Clinical Interests

  • Dr. Kistler specializes in the treatment of traumatic orthopedic fractures from polytrauma patients with high energy injuries to patients with simple fractures requiring operative and non-operative treatment.  Dr. Kistler has particular interests in fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, both complex periarticular fractures and long bone fractures of the upper and lower extremity, fractures of the foot and ankle, pediatric fractures, periprosthetic fractures, fractures requiring arthroplasty of the hip joint and the treatment of fractures which have gone to nonunion or malunion.

Research Interests

  • Dr. Kistler's research interests include clinical and function outcomes after traumatic orthopedic injuries to the pelvis and acetabulum, upper extremities and lower extremeties.

Specialties & Certification

  • Orthopedic Trauma


  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/kistlerb

Professor Emeritus

  • David Murray, MD
  • Andrew Palmer, MD
  • Hansen Yuan, MD