Positions

Assistant Professor
Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine

Education

MD from Baylor College of Medicine
Residency at University of Alabama School of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship at American Sports Medicine Institute
Foot and Ankle Surgery
BA from Rice University

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Texas Medical Board
Physician Full Permit

Professional Interests

  • Sports Injuries of Ankle and Foot
  • Total Ankle Replacement
  • Foot and Ankle Trauma
  • Foot and Ankle Deformity
  • Foot and Ankle Arthritis
  • Neuro Orthopedics

Professional Statement

A native of South Texas, Dr. Ahuero grew up in Corpus Christi. He completed his undergraduate studies at Rice University in Houston followed by his medical education at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham followed by a fellowship in Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham.

Dr. Ahuero is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is licensed to practice medicine in Texas and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. His practice focus and area of expertise is in the treatment of congenital, traumatic, and degenerative disorders of the ankle and foot. Dr. Ahuero is a co-author of several publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at both state and national meetings. He joined the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine in 2013 after spending several years in a busy private sub-specialty orthopaedic practice in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He takes great pride in providing individualized patient-centered care to those he is fortunate to have the opportunity to treat.

Selected Publications

  • • Green DM, Noble PC, Ahuero JS, Birdsall HH. "Cellular events leading to chondrocyte death after cartilage impact injury." Arthritis Rheum. 2006 May;54(5):1509-1517.
  • • Green DM, Noble PC, Bocell JR Jr, Ahuero JS, Poteet BA, Birdsall HH. "Effect of early full weight-bearing after joint injury on inflammation and cartilage degradation." JBJS AM. 2006 October;88(10):2201-2209.

Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, Evaluation Committee, 2016-2019
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Member, Public Education Committee, 2015-2017
Texas Orthopedic Association

Professional Development

Inbone Total Ankle Arthroplasty Cadaveric Skills Course
Sponsor: Wright Medical Technology
Prophecy Inbone Total Ankle Cadaveric Training
Sponsor: Wright Medical Technology
STAR Total Ankle Replacement Training
Sponsor: Small Bone Innovations
AOFAS Annual Meeting
AOFAS Annual Meeting
AAOS Annual Meeting

Skills

Foot and Ankle Surgery
Reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon specializing in treatment of congenital, traumatic, degenerative and sports-related disorders of the foot and ankle.