Sean Brimacombe M.D.     Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Sean Brimacombe is a general orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in arthroscopy, fracture care, foot and ankle disorders, joint replacements, and non-operative care.


brimacombeDr. Sean Brimacombe grew up east of the Mississippi River finishing high school in Cleveland, Ohio.  He subsequently graduated with a degree in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University. Dr. Brimacombe then moved to New Orleans to attend Tulane University School of Medicine. After graduating from Tulane, he arrived here in Phoenix to start his residency at the Phoenix Orthopaedic Residency Program at Maricopa Medical Center. After the untimely closure of the program, Dr. Brimacombe transferred to Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. He completed his residency training, including an extra year with special focus on foot and ankle surgery and sports medicine.

In 2007, Dr. Brimacombe returned to the Valley of the Sun. He provided care at the Phoenix VA for two years. In 2009, he joined his former chief resident, Dr. Seidel, at Specialty Orthopaedic Surgery. Since joining the group, Dr. Brimacombe has practiced  general orthopaedics, utilizing both surgical and non-operative treatment options.  His practiced has focused on fracture care, foot/ankle surgery, arthroscopy, and anterior hip replacements.  His foot and ankle experience has also enabled him to be the main orthopaedic specialist treating foot ulcers and infections at several local hospitals.  In the last year, Dr. Brimacombe has also become a subject matter expert speaking at numerous Cadence Pharmaceutical engagements in various cities around the western United States.

Dr. Brimacombe is Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Tulane University, New Orleans, 2001
  • Residency General Orthopaedics: Phoenix Orthopaedic, 2005
  • Residency and Foot/Ankle Surgery and Sports Medicine: University of KansasMedical Center, 2007