TODD BRYSON, MA, OTR/L, CHT brings nearly 20 years to the Occupational Therapy field. He became a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) in 2003. Mr. Bryson works full-time as an advanced clinician at The Mount Sinai Medical Center's Outpatient Rehab Center in New York City. Working closely with world-class upper extremity orthopedic and plastic surgeons at a major academic medical center, Mr. Bryson has gained a mastery level of skill and expertise in the clinical management of upper extremity orthopedic conditions, across all levels of complexity. More than two-thirds of his practice is dedicated to treating individuals with shoulder disorders, which has allowed him to develop a particular expertise in the clinical management of the entire spectrum of shoulder pathologies. To increase his insight and clinical abilities, Mr. Bryson makes it a point to spend time in the operating room observing surgeries and learning first hand from orthopedic and plastic surgeons.
In addition to his busy clinical practice, Mr. Bryson is an adjunct professor in the Occupational Therapy program at Columbia University, since 2003, where he is the course director and instructor for Kinesiology and for Advanced Anatomy and Dissection of the Hand and Upper Quarter. The combination of Mr. Bryson's breadth of clinical experience and his years of dedication in teaching has allowed him to develop a unique connection with students, to identify complex topic and to impart knowledge in an easy-to-understand format.