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Dr. Brian M. Culp

Specializing in Joint Care & Replacement

Dr. Brian M. Culp

Specializing in Joint Care & Replacement

"Our goal is to remove the barriers we too often see in medicine that have, unfortunately, separated the doctor from the patient. POA is a place where that relationship is cultivated - for both the best results for our patients, but also our enjoyment as doctors."
Dr. Culp

Meet Dr. Culp

Dr. Culp is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and focuses his practice on patients of all ages who have advanced degenerative disease. He provides special expertise on knee replacement surgery, including minimally invasive partial and total knees, as well as complex revision surgery. He also performs minimally-invasive hip replacement surgery from anterior and posterior approaches, and complex revisions. Dr. Culp additionally offers outpatient joint replacement surgery to the appropriate candidates, performing the procedures at both the UMCP Monroe Surgical Center and the UMCP Surgical Center on the hospital campus in Plainsboro.

Dr. Culp is excited to return to New Jersey where he completed his general surgical internship and his orthopedic surgery residency at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. In addition to his practice at Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, Dr. Culp also serves as a member of the Orthopedic Trauma Team at the Regional Medical Center, Capital Health System.

Service Area
Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacement (Fellowship Trained)
  • Injury and Arthritis of the Hip and Knee
  • Complex Revision Surgery Hip/Knee
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Fracture Care of the Lower Extremity
  • Diplomate, ABOS
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Dr. Culp Biography

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Awards & Certifications


  • Princeton Orthopaedic Associates
  • Jim Craigie Joint Institute - University of Pennsylvania - Princeton Medical Center
  • Regional Medical Center, Capital Health System - Orthopedic Trauma Team


  • Rush University - Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellowship
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Univ. Hospital - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Univ. Hospital - General Surgery Internship
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine - Medical Education
  • The Ohio State University - B.S in Molecular Genetics


  • American Orthopaedic Association(Emerging Leaders Program)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS)
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • NJ Orthopaedic Society


  • Resident of the Year - Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Resident of the Year - Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • 2016 AAOS arthroplasty resident’s course


  • Chong JL, Wenzel PL, Saenz-Robles MT, Nair V, Ferrey A, Hagan JP, Gomez YM, Sharma N, Chen HZ, Ouseph M, Wang SH, Trkha P, Culp B, Mezache L, Winton DJ, Sansom OJ, Chen D, Bremner R, Cantalupo PG, Robinson ML, Pipas JM, Leone G.  E2f1-3 switch from activators in progenitor cells to repressors in differentiating cells.  Nature. 2009 Dec 17; 462(7275):930.
  • Culp B, Hurbanek JG, Novak J, McCamey KL, Flanigan DC. Acute Traumatic Sternum Fracture in a Female College Hockey Player. Orthopedics. 2010 Sep 1;33(9):683-685.
  • Seto A, Culp BM, Gatt CJ, Dunn M.  Radioprotection provides functional mechanics but delays healing of irradiated tendon allografts after ACL reconstruction of sheep.  Cell and Tissue.  Jul  11 2013.
  • Erickson, J., Culp, B., Kayiaros, S., Monica, J. Acute Multiple Flexor Tendon Injury and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome following Open Distal Radius Fracture: A Case Report.  Am J Orthopedics. 2015; 44(11):E458-E460
  • Merriam AR, Patel JM, Culp BM, Gatt CJ, Dunn MG  Successful Total Meniscus Reconstruction Using a Novel Fiber Reinforced Scaffold: a 16 and 32 Week Study in an Ovine Model. Am J Sports Med.  2015 Oct;43(10):2528-37
  • Patel JM, Merriam AR, Culp BM, Gattt CJ, Dunn MG.  One year outcomes of Total Meniscus Reconstruction Using a Novel Fiber Reinforced Scaffold in an Ovine Model.  Am J Sports Med.  44(4):898-907


  • Culp B, Baione W, Tria AJ.  “Minimally Invasive Approach to Total Knee Arthroplasty”. Chapter 16.  Pages 190-198.  Knee Surgery.  editor Ashok Rajgopal.  Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishing.  Delhi, India.  2014
  • Baione W, Culp B Tria AJ.  “Patellar Resurfacing in Total Knee Arthroplasty”.  Chapter 12.  Pages 144-158.  Knee Surgery.  Editor Ashok Rajgopal.  Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishing.  Delhi, India. 2014
  • Culp B, Sershon R, Levine B. Management of Femoral bone loss in THA: Tips and Tricks.  Ahead of print
  • Culp B, Rosenberg AR. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Retention in Total Knee Arthroplasty, Chapter 136:  Insall & Scott:  SURGERY OF THE KNEE,  6/E- Ahead of print


  • NJ Orthopaedic Society 10/14/2011- Cadaveric Allograft sterilization and effects on graft time zero integrity
  • NJ Orthopaedic Society 10/19/2012- Radioprotection of allografts in an ovine model
  • NJ Orthopaedic Society 4/5/2013- Case Report- Dislocation of a distal femoral replacement
  • Gatt CJ, Patel JM, Merriam AR, Culp BM, Dunn MG. “A Load-Sharing Tissue-Engineered Meniscus Scaffold: One-Year Outcome”, Scientific Session Presentation, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Seattle WA. Jul 2014.
  • Patel JM, Merriam AR, Culp BM, Dunn MG, Gatt CJ. “Stiffer Polymer Fiber May Reduce Extrusion and Decrease Peak Contact Stresses Associated With a Fiber-Reinforced Collagen Sponge for Meniscus Replacement”, Poster Presentation, Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans LA. Mar 2014.
  • Peterson K, Culp BM, Kearns S, Levine B, Della Valle C, Sporrer S.  “A Retrospective Review of Rotating Hinge Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes.”  Mid America Orthopedic Association- Bonita Springs Fl, April 2016 
  • Anderson L, Culp BM, Gililland J, Della Valle C, Menenghini M, Browne J, Springer BD.  “Outcomes Following PJI and Extensor Mechanism Disruption”.  American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.  Dallas TX, Nov 2016
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