Orthopedic Surgery


Faculty and staff conducting research within the Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery include:

James E. Dennis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


  • (713)798-7735

Francis H. Gannon

Florent Elefteriou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


  • 713-798-2207

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

Clinical Studies

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine is dedicated to discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose, treat and cure orthopedic injuries and disorders.

Our research programs often provide patients with the opportunity to take part in that discovery process by participating in clinical research trials, receiving expert orthopedic care from investigators who rank among the leading specialists in their field. Learn more from the Baylor College of Medicine clinical studies site.