Dr Bramhall got his undergraduate and medical degrees from Texas A&M University. He did his internship and residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. He then received a prestigious fellowship to work with James R. Andrews, MD, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, Alabama.

He is Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.
Following completion of his fellowship in 1991, Dr. Bramhall returned to Bryan and College Station, Texas to begin his private practice specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Bramhall has been the Team Physician and Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Texas A&M Department of Athletics since 1991, and has served as the Director of Sports Medicine at Texas A&M University since 2001.

Dr. Bramhall is an active member of the Board of Directors of the Physician Centre, having served in that capacity since 2000. He is an active member and has served on the committees of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has also served on the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance Executive Council and on the Texas A&M University Lettermen’s Association Board of Directors since 2001. Dr. Bramhall has served on the AOSSM Council of Delegates, from 2006-09 and currently serves. He served on the College Station Little League Board of Directors from 1995 to 1999, the Brazos Valley Sports Foundation Board of Directors from 1997 to 2001, and the Advisory Board of Compass Bank, College Station, Texas from 1998 to 2001.

Dr. Bramhall was recognized as an honorary member by the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association at their 50th annual meeting in 2004.

Dr. Bramhall was a four-year baseball letterman for the Aggies from 1978 – 1981. He was recognized as Team Captain in 1981 and received the Wally Moon Most Improved Player Award in 1980 as a junior.

Dr. Bramhall had a career batting average of .329 and completed his career holding four Texas A&M baseball records. He continues to hold the record for walks in a season (57) set in 1981.