David Bierbrauer, MD Hand & Micro-Vascular Surgery


Medical School
Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago Illinois

Orthopedic Training

Fellowship-Hand and Micro-Vascular Surgery
Christine M. Kleinert Institute, Louisville, KY

Board Certified

Societies and Memberships

  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA)
  • El Paso County Medical Society
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • US Ski Team Physician


Dr. David Bierbrauer is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with his primary interest in hand and elbow surgery and tertiary interests in trauma care and sports medicine. Dr. Bierbrauer grew up in Minnesota and attended St. Olaf College where he graduated Cum Laude. He attended medical school at the Chicago Medical School and did his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed a fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute in Louisville, KY. He practiced in Colorado Springs for five years at Front Range Orthopedics prior to joining Cornerstone Orthopedics in 2011.

Dr. Bierbrauer met his wife, Kimberly, while in Chicago. They have a busy household with three boys. He is an avid skier and grew up ski racing. He is now a triple threat on the ski slopes where he alpine skis, telemark skis, and snowboards. He is also a US Ski Team physician for which he has travelled internationally to France and Canada. He made a bee line to Colorado after graduating in order to take advantage of the great skiing and outdoor activities available to Coloradans. He also enjoys mountain and road biking and is an accompished runner. He has participated in marathons, qualifying for the Boston Marathon at the Chicago Marathon in 2014. He has also run ultramarathon trail races, completing the Pikes Peak Marathon four times.

Dr. Bierbrauer is proud to be a member of Cornerstone Orthopedics with his distinguished and accomplished colleagues and friends. He believes in providing timely and excellent care to the active population here in Colorado and promoting overall health and fitness.