Adam J. Bruggeman, MD, FAAOS, is an orthopaedic spine surgeon at the Texas Spine Care Center in San Antonio and adjunct faculty at University of Texas Health Sciences Center. Earlier this year, Dr. Bruggeman was named chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Advocacy Council, a role in which he is responsible for leading the AAOS’ efforts to promote and advocate the viewpoint of the orthopaedic community before federal and state legislative, regulatory and executive agencies.
Dr. Bruggeman is also a past president of the Texas Orthopaedic Association.
An early entrepreneur, Dr. Bruggeman is Chief Medical Officer at MSKai, Legent Health and MPOWERHealth. MPOWERHealth is a musculoskeletal focused company with expertise in neuromonitoring, out of network arbitration, and value based care. Legent Health is a 14-facility hospital and ASC company with locations in Texas and Florida.
Dr. Bruggeman earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center. He completed his orthopaedic residency at University of Florida followed by a spine fellowship at South Texas Spinal Clinic. He holds a master’s degree in hospital administration from Trinity University and bachelor’s in health administration and policy from Creighton University.