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OFFICE ADDRESS

Bone & Joint Clinic of Houston
6550 Fannin, Suite 2600
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: (713) 790-1818
Fax: (713) 790-7500

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE AND INTERESTS (since 1981)

  • Spine: Neck/Back, Sacro-Iliac problems, Disk Herniations, Spinal Stenosis, Instrumented Spine Fusion
  • Shoulder: Arthroscopy, Rotator Cuff Tears, Fractures, Arthritis
  • Elbow/Upper Extremity: Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ganglion Cyst, Nerve Compression, Wrist Injuries
  • Hip:Arthritis, Fractures, Total Hip Replacement
  • Knee:Arthroscopy, Meniscal Injuries, Fractures, Anterior Cruciate Reconstruction, Arthritis, Total Knee Replacement
  • Foot/Ankle: Arthroscopy, Fractures, Achilles Tendon Injuries, Arthritis, Nerve Problems
  • Second Opinions/Consultation with Patients about Treatment Options

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
    July 22, 1983

ACADEMIC TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

EDUCATION POST GRADUATE

  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency
    University of Texas Health Science Center
    Houston, TX
  • General Surgery Residency
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX

GRADUATE

  • Doctor of Medicine
    University of Texas Health Science Center
    San Antonio, TX

UNDERGRADUATE

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

HOSPITAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS IN THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER

  • St. Lukes Episcopal Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Texas Children's Hospital

HONORS

  • Texas Monthly Texas Super Doctors
    2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Patients’ Choice Award
    2011
  • Patients’ Choice – Most Compassionate Doctor
    2011
  • Consumers’ Research Council of America – America’s Top Orthopedists;  2012, 2011, 2009
  • H Texas - Top Doctors  -  2016

COMMITTEES

  • Emergency Medicine Services Committee
  • The Harris County Medical Society
  • Former President - The Houston Orthopedic Society
  • Musculoskeletal Peer Review
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
  • Knee and Shoulder Clinic - St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital (Attending Surgeon)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Houston Orthopedic Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopedic Association

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Galveston, TX
    Hydrographic Surveying Assistant
  • Diamond Shamrock
    Deer Park, TX
    Assistant Engineer
  • Carnegie Mellon University,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Biotechnology Department/Research Engineer
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenator Project (artificial lung)
  • Cameron/Greider Orthopedics
    Houston, TX
    Physician in private practice of orthopedics and orthopedic surgery
  • Bone & Joint Clinic of Houston
    Physician in private practice of orthopedics and orthopedic surgery

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

  • Board of Trustees of the Houston Fire Museum
    2403 Milam St
    Houston, TX 77006

CULTURAL/ LITERATURE

  • *New York Times Best Seller - 90 Minutes in Heaven by Reverend Don Piper