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OFFICE ADDRESSES

Bone and Joint Clinic of Houston
6550 Fannin St., Suite 2600
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: (713) 790-1818

Houston Methodist Comprehensive Care Center
8520 W. Broadway St., Suite 100
Pearland, Texas 77584
Phone: (832) 736-9779

Fax: (713) 790-7500

GRADUATE EDUCATION

  • Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
    Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Jackson, Mississippi
    August 2005-2006
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery Residency
    Houston, Texas
    July 2000-2005
  • Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Award
    June 2005
  • Resident Class Representative
    Residency ReviewCommittee
    May 2002-2005
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Doctor of Medicine with High Honors
    Houston, Texas
    July 1996-2000
    • Alpha Omega Alpha
      September 1999
    • High Honors in Basic Sciences
      February 1998
    • Outstanding Achievement in Orthopedic Research
      June 1999
    • McLean Excellence in Biochemistry Award
      September 1997
    • S. Carl Harvey Memorial Award in Gross Anatomy
      May 2000
    • Student Surgical Society Orthopedics Liaison
      March 1999-2000
    • Borborygmi Student Newspaper Co-Editor
      May 1997-2000
    • Honor Code Committee April 1999-200

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

  • Southern Methodist University - Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Specialization) Summa Cum Laude (3.96/4.00 scale) Mathematics Minor Dallas, Texas 1992-1996
  • President’s Scholar 1992-1996
  • Honors in Liberal Arts May 1996
  • South-Eastern Intercollegiate Sailing Association President January 1995-1996
  • Sailing Team 1993-1996
  • Sailing Club Commodore March 1994-1995
  • E.H. Flath Award May 1996

PRACTICE HISTORY

  • Bone & Joint Clinic of Houston
    Arthroscopic Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    Houston, Texas
    September 2006-Present

CLINICAL INTERESTS

  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization and Bankart Repair
  • Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair and Meniscectomy
  • Elbow Arthroscopy

CURRENT RESEARCH

  • Patch Augmentation with Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair of Large and Massive Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair for the Treatment of Recurrent Traumatic Shoulder Instability

PUBLICATIONS

  • Intervertebral Motion with Sequential Posterior Sectioning in a Novel Cervical Spine Model
    • Spine 2005;30:E503-E508
  • Femoral Tunnel Defect Filled with a Synthetic Dowel Graft for a Single-Staged Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopy, July 2007
  • Intra-articular Migration and Fragmentation of a Bioabsorbable Interference Screw Seven Months after Central Quadriceps Tendon ACL Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopy, June 2007
  • Arthroscopic Repair of a Reverse Humeral Avulsion Glenohumeral Ligament and Infraspinatus Rupture
    • American Journal of Sports Medicine, December 2007 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Interference Screw Fixation in Bone-Patella Tendon-Bone ACL Reconstruction
    • The Anterior Cruciate Ligament:
      Reconstruction and Basic Science. Chapter 49
      Chadwick Prodromos, editor, Elsevier, 2007
  • Arthroscopic Fracture Management of the Elbow
    • Minimally Invasive  Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Chapter 36
      William Levine, editor, Informa Healthcare, 2007

PRESENTATIONS

  • Fracture Rate after Sofield Osteotomy with Overlapping Rodding in Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    • Pediatric Orthopedic Society North America Annual Meeting
      Amelia Island, Florida, May 2003
    • Western Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
      San Antonio, Texas, October 2003
    • American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting
      New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2003
  • Septic Arthritis Following ACL Reconstruction:  Retrospective case-control study of risk factors and outcomes
    • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 27th Annual Meeting
      Keystone, Colorado, July 2001
    • Japanese Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting
      Hiroshima, Japan, September 2001
    • International Society of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine Congress
      Montreaux, Switzerland, May 2001
    • International Society of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine Congress
      Hollywood, Florida, April 2004
  • Intervertebral Motion with Sequential Posterior Sectioning in a Novel Cervical Spine Model
    • North American Spine Society Annual Meeting
      Chicago, Illinois, October 2004
  • A Comparison of Motion Following Two Injection Techniques in Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Mississippi Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
      Jackson, Mississippi, April 2006
    • Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting
      Hollywood, Florida, May 2006
  • Running Safety
    • Power in Motion
      Houston, Texas, October 2006
  • Stress Fractures and Intra-Articular Injuries
    • Houston Area Road Runners Association
      Houston, Texas, January 2007
  • Running Injury Prevention and Treatment
    • KPFT Open Forum
      Houston, Texas, January 2008

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Volunteer Faculty, 01/2017
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
    University of Texas Medical Branch
    Galveston, Texas
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, Texas 77030
    8/2006-12/2016
  • Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Galveston, Texas
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
    Comprehensive Shoulder Arthroscopic Skills Course
    Associate Masters Instructor
    Chicago, Illinois, February 2006, 2007 and 2009
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Baylor College of Medicine Shoulder and Knee
    Resident Clinic
    Attending Physician
    Houston, Texas
  • Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
    Peer Reviewer
    Houston, Texas, March 2006 to present

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Attending Physician
    Houston, Texas
  • The Methodist Hospital
    Attending Physician
    Houston, Texas

BOARD CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
    Texas Medical Board

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

TEAM COVERAGE

  • Justin Sports Medicine Team Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
    Houston, Texas, March 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Power in Motion
    Houston Area Road Runners Association
    Houston, Texas, Fall 2007 to Present
  • Lane Frost Sports Medicine Team Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Championship Bull Riding World Championships
    Jackson, Mississippi, November 2005
  • Jackson State University Tigers Southwestern Athletic Conference Collegiate Football
    Jackson, Mississippi, Fall 2005

HONORS

  • Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors
    2012, 2009, 2017
  • H Texas - Top Doctors 2016, 2017
  • Texas Monthly Texas Super Doctors 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Texas Monthly Texas Rising Stars 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Physician - Nurse Collegiality Award - St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
    2012

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Triathlon
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Sailing
  • Golf
  • Conversational and Medical Spanish