The Department of Orthopedic Surgery is made up of the following faculty members:

Department Chair: Orthopedic Surgery

Thomas R. Hunt III, M.D., D.Sc.

Professor and Chairman

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Hand, wrist, forearm & elbow disorders; Hand and wrist injuries in athletes & performing artists…

Ankle and Foot

Jason S. Ahuero, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Sports Injuries of Ankle and Foot; Total Ankle Replacement; Foot and Ankle Trauma; Foot and Ankle Deformity; Foot and Ankle Arthritis…

William M Granberry, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-5540

Ronald S Lepow, D.P.M.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-5620

Athlete's Foot, Calluses, Corns, Diabetic Foot Conditions, Flat Foot, Foot and Ankle Injuries, Fractures, Fungal Nail Infections, Hammer Toes, Ingrown Toenails, Plantar Fascitis, Sports Medicine, Warts…

Arthritis and Joint Reconstruction

Melvyn A. Harrington Jr., M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Arthritis and joint reconstruction, minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, complex revision surgery, mobile-bearing knee replacements, treatment of avascular necrosis of the femoral head

Catherine W. Palisch, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Arthritis and Joint Reconstruction; Mobile-bearing Knee Replacements; Avascular Necrosis of the Hip; Complex Revision Surgeries…

Hand and Upper Extremity

Brian D. Adams, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Wrist arthritis; hand arthritis; rotator cuff injuries; shoulder arthritis; Injuries of the hand wrist and elbow

Thomas R. Hunt III, M.D., D.Sc.

Professor and Chairman

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Hand, wrist, forearm & elbow disorders; Hand and wrist injuries in athletes & performing artists…

Scott A. Mitchell, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Traumatic and degenerative conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow; Fractures and dislocations of the hand, wrist, and elbow…

James B. Stafford, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Arthritis of the Upper Extremity; Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery of the Upper Extremity; Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy; Hand, Wrist and Elbow…

Orthopedic Research

James E. Dennis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713)798-7735

Florent Elefteriou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2207

Mechanisms of bone development, remodeling, repair and cancer cell metastasis

Orthopedic Trauma

John R. Dawson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-5480

Comprehensive Fracture Care; Geriatric Fracture Management; Fracture Nonunions & Malunions; Pelvic and Acetabular Trauma…

Christopher H. Perkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-873-3363

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

John Paul Dormans

Chief

Howard R. Epps, M.D.

Associate Professor

Limb Deformity; Trauma; Cerebral Palsy

Frank T. Gerow, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Megan M. May, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Scott D. McKay, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

William A. Phillips, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 832-822-3100

Scott B. Rosenfeld, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-3117

General pediatric and adolescent/young adult orthopaedics; Fractures; Scoliosis and spine disorders; Hip disorders; Lower extremity deformity…

Vinitha R. Shenava, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Podiatry

Ronald S Lepow, D.P.M.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-5620

Athlete's Foot, Calluses, Corns, Diabetic Foot Conditions, Flat Foot, Foot and Ankle Injuries, Fractures, Fungal Nail Infections, Hammer Toes, Ingrown Toenails, Plantar Fascitis, Sports Medicine, Warts…

Spinal Disorders

Darrell S. Hanson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Geoffrey Kaung

Assistant Professor

Sports Medicine

Mark Adickes

Senior Faculty

David M. Green, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor

Anastassios Karistinos, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2000

Multi-ligament Knee Injuries, Knee Dislocation, Meniscal Transplant, Cartilage Restoration (OATS, ACI, Allograft Osteochondral Transplantation), Knee Osteotomies, Shoulder Instability, Rotator Cuff injuries, Shoulder Arthroplasty

Theodore B. Shybut, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, Revision ACL surgery; Rotator cuff repair; Shoulder stabilization (Bankart, SLAP, labral repair, Laterjet); Cartilage restoration, Osteotomies of the knee; Stem cells, PRP; Shoulder replacement