Letitia Bradford, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Biography:Letitia Bradford, MD, FAAOS, FACS is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a fellow of both the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. She graduated with the highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education and medical school at the University of California, San Francisco. She continued her training there for both Surgical Internship and Orthopedic Surgery Residency, which also included two years of Mechanical Engineering basic science research. She received multiple awards and produced several scientific papers in the field of joint replacement surgery during that time.
Most recently, she has been doing locums Orthopedic Surgery assignments across the country in underserved areas, the latest in Clarksdale, MS and Gallup, NM. Before this, she worked for ten years as a General Orthopedic Surgeon at George Mee Memorial Hospital, a small rural underserved hospital in the agricultural area of California. She is also a Community Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.
She is also one of the founding members of the Artemis Medical Society, a professional networking and mentoring organization of African-American female physicians. And she has served as the Chair of the Orthopedic Surgery Section of the National Medical Association for the last six years.
She is currently the Executive Director of Nth Dimensions, a mentoring program whose primary mission is to improve the quality of healthcare to underserved communities of color by increasing the diversity of physicians within competitive fields of Medicine, including Orthopedic Surgery, Radiology, and Dermatology.
Personally, she is a divorced single mother with two sons, ages 24 and 12. She enjoys staying active and being involved with sports, whether that is spectating at her sons' games or cheering for her favorite home teams.