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Timothy J. Bray was educated at the University of California, Irvine, San Diego and San Francisco. He completed an Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship at the University of California Davis Medical Center and joined the full time Davis faculty for 6 years prior to joining the Reno Orthopedic Clinic in 1987. He was Director of Orthopaedic Trauma at University of California at Davis (UCD) from 1983 to 1987.

He currently is a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCD Medical Center and maintains a clinical affiliation with the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Bray is active in multiple national and international orthopedic surgery organizations, he teaches orthopedic residents and students, and is an examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Bray is currently the Director of Orthopedic Trauma Services at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. He has multiple peer reviewed scientific publications including the article describing the development of Northern Nevada’s trauma system.

He is past President (2010-2011) of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association which promotes excellence in care for the injured patient, through provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Bray’s clinical interests are in fracture surgery and adult reconstruction including joint replacement of the shoulder, hip and knee. He has voluntarily recertified for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery twice. He was first certified in 1984 and voluntarily recertified in 1994 and again in 2006. Dr. Bray maintains an active orthopedic practice at the Reno Orthopedic Clinic, as well as holding monthly clinics in Fallon, Nevada.

Timothy J Bray, MD

Specialties: Trauma, Fracture Surgery, & Adult Reconstruction including Joint Replacement of the Shoulder, Hip, & Knee

Fellowships: Trauma—University of California, Davis

Residency: University of San Diego Health System

Medical School: University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

View Dr. Timothy J. Bray's Recent Publications


Althausen, P.L., Kauk, J.R., Shannon, S., Lu, M., O’Mara, T.J., & Bray, T.J. Operating Room Efficiency: Benefits of an Orthopaedic Traumatologist at a Level II Trauma Center. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2013 July 28.

Althausen, P.L., Shannon, S., Boyden, E.M., Thomas, K., Lu, M., Coll, D., O’Mara, T.J., & Bray, T.J. Implant Standardization for Hemiarthroplasty: Implementation of a Pricing Matrix System at a Level II Community Based Trauma System. Accepted pending revision to Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 2012.

Althausen, P.L., Shannon, S., Coll, D., Cvitash, M., Owens, B., Lu, M., O’Mara, T.J., & Bray, T.J. Impact of Hospital Employed Physician Assistants on a Level II, Community-based Orthopaedic Trauma System. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 2012 June 22.

Althausen, P.L., Shannon, S., Lu, M., O’Mara, T.J., & Bray, T.J. Clinical and Financial Comparison of Operative and Non-Operative Treatment of Displaced Clavicle Fractures. Journal of Shoulder Elbow Surgery, 2012 Sept. 7.

Althausen, P.L., Shannon, S., Watts, C., Thomas, K., Bain, M.A., Coll, D., O’Mara, T.J., & Bray, T.J. Early Surgical Stabilization of Flail Chest With Locked Plate Fixation. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2011 Nov;25(11):641-647.

Ziran, B., Bray, T.J., Kane, S.M., O’Mara, T., & Althausen, P.L. Delivery of Orthopaedic Trauma Care. Schmidt, A.H. and Teague, D.C. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma4. AAOS, September 2010.

Althausen, P.L., Davis, L., Boyden, E.M., O’Mara, T.J., Uppal, R., & Bray, T.J. Financial impact of a dedicated orthopaedic traumatologist on a private group practice. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2010 Jun;24(6):350-4.

Althausen, P.L., Coll, D., Cvitash, M., Herak, A., O’Mara, T.J., & Bray, T.J. Economic Viability of a Community-Based Level-II Orthopaedic Trauma System. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Am. 2009;91:227-235.

Bray, T.J., Althausen, P.L., & O’Mara, T. Growth and Development of the Northern Nevada Orthopaedic Trauma System (NOTP) 1994-2007. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Am. 2008 Apr; 90(4):909-14.

The Center for Fracture & Trauma

During your time with us, we trust you will experience the orthopedic difference of excellence in fracture and trauma care.

The Reno Orthopedic Clinic has been caring for trauma patients and treating fractures for nearly 50 years. There has been a long tradition of well-known fracture surgeons affiliated with the ROC participating in clinical research, producing reviews, and peer reviewed scientific articles. Our specialists help facilitate care with any local physician. Every ROC on-call physician participates in continuing fracture education in order to provide our patients with the most accurate and up to date fracture treatment.