Bridget M. Brady, M.D., FACS

Dr. Brady is Austin’s first fellowship–trained endocrine surgeon. She has a passion for and expertise in disease of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands. Since completing her endocrine surgery fellowship in 2006 under Matthias Rothmund, MD, an internationally acclaimed endocrine surgeon, she has performed thousands of thyroidectomies and parathyroidectomies here in Austin. Dr. Brady focuses on a variety of minimally invasive techniques to optimize patients’ medical and cosmetic outcomes. Her fellowship training in Germany and experience in Austin have enabled her to specialize in patients with recurrent or persistent disease of the thyroid and parathyroid, including thyroid cancer. She offers complete diagnostic workups including in-office ultrasounds and FNA biopsies of thyroid nodules and lymph nodes.

Dr. Brady was named director of endocrine surgery for the new medical school in Austin. She was also recently chosen to teach general surgeons seeking additional training in endocrine surgery. Dr. Brady instructs these endocrine surgeons from the Baylor Scott and White fellowship program.

Education and Professional Associations

  • Dr. Brady earned her Bachelors of Arts with honors in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin. Upon graduating with honors from University of Texas–Houston Medical School, she completed her general surgery residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. During her time as chief resident, Dr. Brady was presented with the Five Star Spirit award for that hospital. Dr. Brady went on to obtain an endocrine surgery fellowship at the Philipps Marburg University in Germany. She has co–authored several publications on thyroid and parathyroid disease. She is a clinical professor of Texas A&M medical school and serves as an attending physician for the surgical residency program at Brackenridge Hospital.

    Dr. Brady is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Texas Medical Association, the Travis County Medical Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and partner of Capital Surgeons Group.

Biography

  • An Austin native, Dr. Brady takes advantage of our area’s outdoor activities by waterskiing, swimming, and running. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and children.

Professional Highlights

  • * Dr. Brady is a member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES).
    * Dr Brady elected to committee member at AAES.
    * Dr. Brady was voted one of the top doctors for 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016 in Austin Monthly magazine.
    * Dr. Brady is listed as a Super Doctor for 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016 in Texas Monthly magazine.
    * Dr. Brady performed the first minimally invasive parathyroid surgery in Austin under local anesthesia for a high risk patient.
    * Dr. Brady is a member of the American Thyroid Association (ATA).