J.P. Bramhall, M.D. is beginning his 12th year as the Director of Sports Medicine, and 23rd year as Team Physician and Orthopedic Surgeon for the Department of Athletics. Bramhall was a four-year baseball letterman for the Aggies from 1978-81 for Coach Tom Chandler. Bramhall hit .350 as a junior and .323 as a senior, and received the Wally Moon Most Improved Player Award as a junior. His school record for most walks in a season, set in 1981, still stands.
Dr. Bramhall completed medical school at the Texas A&M College of Medicine in 1985 and completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency in Fort Worth in 1990. He was then selected for the prestigious Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship with James Andrews, MD, in Birmingham, Ala. before returning to College Station as the Aggies Team Physician in 1991.
As Director of Sports Medicine, Dr. Bramhall has been responsible for developing and maintaining the daily training room clinics making available a physician for the athletes to care for their medical needs. He provides supervision for the medical care of the student athletes, and is the medical director of the Texas A&M Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy Clinic. He is on the Advisory Board for the Huffines Institute of Sports Medicine and Human Performance and the Exercise Sports and Nutrition Lab. He is an active member of the SEC Team Physicians, the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, and is an active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He also serves as a statutory member of the Texas A&M Lettermen’s Board.
In 2013, he was inducted into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame for his medical contributions to Texas High School Football. In addition to his work at Texas A&M, Dr. Bramhall is in private practice at Central Texas Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics, P.A., gaining statewide and national recognition in Orthopedic Sports Medicine.
Dr. Bramhall and his wife, Belle ‘81, are very active in the Bryan/College Station community, where Belle is a member of the Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors. They have two children, Bobby, who was an All-American pitcher at Rice in 2007 and is currently a professional baseball player, and Kaci ’11, a former 4 -year member of the Diamond Darlings and an account executive for Arthrex, Inc.
|Position:||Director of Sports Medicine, Team Orthopedic Surgeon|
|Hometown:||San Angelo, Texas|