Foot and ankle specialist Dr Bryan C Monier joins the surgical staff of Mansfield Orthopaedics at Copley Hospital in November. Copley contracted with Dr Monier in 2016 in preparation of Dr Saul Trevino transferring to a non-operative clinical practice at Mansfield Orthopaedics. “I am honored to join Copley Hospital and Mansfield Orthopaedics,” said Dr Monier. “This is the team I want to work with. It’s collaborative – surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and physical therapists – all committed to providing patients with personalized, individual care. I appreciate the commitment to excellence, to cutting-edge work, and their dedication to getting patients back to doing the things they love,” continued Monier. “It is a special place for orthopaedic care.”
“We are pleased to welcome Dr Monier to our staff of outstanding orthopaedic surgeons,” said Copley Hospital Chief of Surgery Brian Aros, MD. “Dr Monier is a talented and skilled surgeon, bringing additional expertise in the area of the foot and ankle. Dr Trevino is the longest active foot and ankle specialist in Vermont so this collaborative foot and ankle team provides our patients with a tremendous depth and range of experience.”
Dr Monier earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in political science with a focus on international relations from Williams College in Massachusetts in 2006. He completed his Medical Degree in his home state at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine in 2011 and his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Vermont Medical Center in 2016. Following his residency, Dr Monier went to Seattle to the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center to for his service as a Fellow, specializing in the foot and ankle. He then completed an AO Trauma travelling fellowship at the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, Australia before returning to Vermont.
Dr Monier received several awards during medical school that recognized his academic excellence and interest in international healthcare. He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in 2011 along with the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He received the Paul Brand Scholarship for International Service in 2010. He completed medical school international rotations in the Himalayan Health Exchange in India and at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center. During medical school, he organized a trip through the Neapli-run NGO INFO Nepal to run health camps in rural villages of southern Nepal and orphanages in Kathmandu and Pokhara. While at UVM, he volunteered with UVM’s varsity football medical staff providing acute care and triage of sports related injuries and with the Sugarbush Ski Mountain Orthopaedic Clinic.
Dr Monier’s research has been included in the Encyclopedia of Trauma Care and the Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics and has been presented at the Orthopaedic Research Society annual meeting and at the New England Orthopaedic Society Conference.
He grew up in Texas, the son of a physician. Dr Monier met his wife, Jill, while attending residency at UVM. An avid sportsman, he played tennis throughout high school and college. An avid skier, he has served as a ski instructor at Jackson Hole. Other interests include mountain biking, hiking/mountaineering, and whitewater kayaking. Dr Monier is conversational in Spanish.
At Copley Hospital, Dr Monier will focus on treating problems of the foot and ankle as well as lower extremity trauma, including arthritis, bunions, fracture fixation, foot reconstruction, ankle instability, and sports related injuries of the foot and ankle. He is also trained in total ankle replacements.
Mansfield Orthopaedics, a practice of Copley Hospital, creates a compassionate and efficient system of care, providing comprehensive orthopedic evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation. Services provided include Joint Replacement, Arthritis Care, Arthoscopic Surgery, Hand/Wrist/Elbow Care, Hip and Knee Care, Foot and Ankle Care, Shoulder Care, Fracture and Trauma Care, and Sports Medicine. Surgeons and providers work closely with their patients to ensure better outcomes. Physicians at the practice include Nicholas Antell, MD; Brian Aros, MD; Bryan Huber, MD; Joseph McLaughlin, MD; John Macy, MD; Bryan C. Monier and Saul Trevino, MD.