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Pediatrics - Adolescent and Sports Medicine

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Pediatric Adolescent & Sports Medicine
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Jorge Gomez, M.D.

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Associate Professor

Clinical Service Area

Pediatrics

Specialty

Adolescent & Sports Medicine

Board Certification

Sports Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Medical School

  • M.D. - The University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio, TX 1990

Residency

  • Pediatrics, University Hospital, San Antonio, TX 1990

Fellowship

  • Sports Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Madison, WI, 1992

Special Interests

Injuries associated with lack of dynamic stability, promotion of physical activity.

Publications

  • Gomez JE. Growth & Maturation. Hip, Groin, & Thigh Injuries. In: Anderson SJ, Harris S. Care of the Young Athlete. American Academy of Pediatrics, 2008.
  • Gomez JE. Heat Illness. In: DeLee JC, Drez D. Orthopedic Sports Medicine. Philadelphia: Saunders: 2008
  • Gomez JE. ATHENA: A promising program up against stiff competition. Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine 2004; 158: 1084-1085.
  • Gomez JE & the Committee on Sports Medicine. Use of performance enhancing substances. Pediatrics 2004; 115: 1103-1106.
  • Gomez JE, Johnson BA, Selva M, Sallis JF. Neighborhood violence and outdoor physical activity among inner-city youth. Preventive Medicine 2004; 39: 876-881.

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine

Awards and Honors

  • Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar
  • Excellence in Teaching, Department of Pediatrics, UTHSCSA

Contact Information

6701 Fannin St., Suite 1710.00
Houston, TX 77030-2399
Phone: 832-822-3633
Fax: 832-825-3689

Clinic Appointments
832-822-4887

Clinic Location

Texas Children’s Hospital
Adolescent & Sports Medicine Service
TCH Clinical Care Center, 11th floor
6701 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030-2399

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