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Orthopedic Surgery

Faculty

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

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…

Foot and Ankle

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…

General Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

David Antekeier, M.D.

Shannon Antekeier, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-822-2778

Howard Epps, M.D.

Associate Professor

Limb Deformity; Trauma; Cerebral Palsy

Frank T Gerow, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Kevin Horowitz, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Megan M. May, M.D.

Assistant Professor

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

Scott 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…

William A Phillips, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 832-822-3100

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

Assistant Professor

Hand and Upper Extremity

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…

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…

Brian Adams, MD

Professor

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

Orthopedic Trauma

John R Dawson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Comprehensive Fracture Care; Periarticular Fractures; Fracture Nonunions & Malunions; Pelvic and Acetabular Trauma; Multiple Extremity Trauma

Scott Mitchell, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Spinal Disorders

Rubin S Bashir, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-986-5630

Operative and non-operative management of all spinal pain and ailments; Neck Pain; Thoracic Pain; Lumbar Pain; Back Pain; Spinal Arthritis…

Darrell S Hanson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Charles A Reitman, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-6016

Clinical Interest: Spine Surgery, trauma and spine disorders, orthopedic trauma

Sports Medicine

Aravind Athiviraham, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 986-5430

Sports Medicine; Shoulder Injuries; Knee Injuries; Osteoarthritis of the Knee; Anterior Cruciate Ligament; Rotator Cuff; Shoulder Instability

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