Orthopedics at its Finest

The Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine is renowned for its high-quality personalized healthcare, groundbreaking musculoskeletal research, and multidimensional approach in teaching doctors to become the finest clinicians and orthopedic surgeons in the country.


Our faculty members see patients at the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center as well as The Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical CenterBen Taub Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital. In addition, we distinguish ourselves with our multidisciplinary specialty clinics.


Our research faculty is dedicated to improving human health by developing new strategies to prevent, treat and rehabilitate orthopedic injuries and disorders.

Medical Education

Our residency program continues to be one of the most highly sought-after post-doctoral orthopedic training programs in the country. Our research programs and state-of-the-art facilities offer a full range of clinical and surgical opportunities. Our fellowship programs offer training in five areas of orthopedic surgery. Discover all of our educational opportunities. 

Meet our Chair

Meet our Chair

Learn more about Thomas Hunt, M.D., DSc, our department chair. View Dr. Hunt's bio webpage.

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Meet our Faculty

See a list of faculty members in the department with links to their bios.

Community Education Opportunities (372x158)

Community Education Opportunities

Contact our athletic trainers for first aid and training classes.

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Residency Program

Our Orthopedic Surgery Residency program offers residents comprehensive exposure to all aspects of orthopedic surgery. View program information.