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OFFICE ADDRESSES

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

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

Fax: (713) 790-7500

EDUCATION

  • College: University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Bachelor of Arts in History of Art
    1985-1989
  • Post-Graduate: Children’s Hospital Medical Center of North California
    Oakland California
    Research Assistant
    1989-1990
  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, Texas
    Medical Degree
    1990-1994
  • Internship: Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, Texas
    General Surgery
    1994-1995
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston,Texas
    Orthopedic Research Laboratory
    Research Residency
    1995-1996
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston Texas
    Resident – Orthopedic Surgery
    1996-2000
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville
    Christine M. Kleinert Institute of Hand Surgery
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Fellow – Hand Surgery
    2000-2001

CERTIFICATION

  • Board Certified
    American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
    9/10/2003
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand
    CAQSH Examination
    8/7/2007

HONORS and AWARDS

  • Castle Connolly's - Top Doc 2017
  • "America's Top Orthopedist" - Consumer's Research Council of America 2014, 2015
  • "Compassionate Doctor Award" Vitals 2014
  • "Top 10 Doctors" - Vitals - Among Top 10 Orthopedic Surgeons in Astrodome 2012
  • “Patients Choice Award - Vitals 2008
  • “Compassionate Doctor Recognition” - Vitals 2011-2012
  • "Guide to America's Top Surgeons" - Consumer's Research Council of America 2006, 2008, 2009
  • "Guide to America's Top Orthopedists" - Consumers' Research Council of America 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016
  • "America's Top Orthopedists" Award 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • "Best of the Best Doctors in Houston" Award - H Texas Magazine 2005
  • "Top Doctor” Award - H Texas Magazine 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011,2012, 2016, 2017
  • "Texas Super Doctors" Award - Texas Monthly Magazine
    2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • "Top Doc” Award - Houston Monthly Magazine
    2005, 2011
  • "Top Physician in Houston” - Health & Fitness Sports Magazine Doctor's Choice 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 - Hand Surgery 2011, 2012, 2015 – Orthopedic Surgery
  • "Recognition for Outstanding Clinical Preceptor" - Baylor College of Medicine PA program 2010, 2011,2012
  • Castle Connolly's Top Doctors 2013
  • "Top 10 Doctor" - Vitals - Hand Surgeon 2015
  • "Top Doctor in Houston, TX" - International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons 2016, 2017

MEDICAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

  • J8771
    Texas Board of Medical Examiners
    1995
  • Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
    #40325474
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
    10/2004

PRESENT ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT AND RANK

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine
    2001-present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
    The University of Texas Medical Branch
    2008-2009

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Galveston, Texas
    2008-present

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    1994-present
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    2005-present
  • Candidate Member of American Society of Hand Surgery
    2001-2005
  • Harris County Medical Society
    1996-present
  • Texas Medical Association
    1996-present
  • Texas Orthopedic Association
    2003-2014

APPOINTMENTS STAFF

  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    Active Staff
    2001-present
  • The Methodist Hospital
    Provisional Staff
    2001-2003
    2006-2015
    Active Staff
    2015-present
  • Memorial Hermann, Memorial City
    Provisional Staff 
    2011-present
  • Houston Surgery Center
    Active Staff
    2004-2006

INSTITUTIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Credentials Commitee
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    2004-2006
  • Infection Control Committee
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    2002-2006
  • Quality of Care Committee
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    2003-2010
  • Center for Orthopedic Research & Education
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    2003
  • Clinical Information Management Advisory Committee
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
    2002-2010
  • Medical Executive Committee
    St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
    2011-2012
  • Medical Advisory Board
    Houston Surgery Center
    2004-2006

NATIONAL COMMITTEES

  • Advisory Board
    Getanswers.com
    2002-2005

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Publications:

  • Frankman, S.P., Assanassen, C., Reilly, J., Siff, T. Rate of Sodium Loss Predicts Salt Appetite.  Society for Neuroscience, Vol 27, 1989, p.63.
  • Lucas, A.H., Siff, T.E., Trujillo, K.H., Kitamura, M.Y; Vaccine-Induced Human Antibody Responses to the Haemophilus influenze b Polysaccharide in Severe Combined Immunodeficient Mice Engrafted with Human Leukocytes. Pediatric Research.  Vol. 32, No. 1, 1993, p.54-8.
  • Siff, T.E., Esses, S.I. Sacral Disorders. Principles and Techniques of Spine Surgery. Philadelphia Williams Wilkins, 1998.
  • Siff, T.E., Trevino, S.G. Fractures of the Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Operative Treatment of the Foot and Ankle. Stamford Appleton Lange, 1999.
  • Siff, T.E., Kamaric, E., Noble, P.C., Esses, S.I. Femoral ring versus fibular strut allografts in anterior lumbar interbody arthrodesis. A biomechanical analysis.  Spine. 1999, April 1:24(7):659-65. 
  • Siff, T.E., Granberry, W.M. Avascular Necrosis of the Talus Following Subtalar Arthrosis with a Polyethylene Endoprosthesis:  A Case Report.  Foot and Ankle International. Vol 21, No. 3, March 2000, p.247-9.
  • Lee, K.Y., Siff, T.E., Heggeness, M.H., Esses, S.I. Anterior Locking Screw-Plate Fixation for Cervical Spondylosis American Journal of Orthopedics 2002, Jan;31(1), 27-30.

Scientific Meetings and Presentations:

  • "Management of Zone 1 Hand Injuries"
    Presented to Baylor Orthopedic Grand Rounds, October 5, 2007
  • Siff, T., Gabel, G., Kohl, W., Bennett, J., Siff, S. Repair of Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture: Outcomes Comparison of One Versus Two Incision Technique.
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 67th Annual Meeting. March 15, 2000, Orlando, Florida.
  • Program Chairman, 39th Annual St. Luke’s Hospital Orthopedic Symposium, “Elbow, Forearm & Wrist: Recent Advances”, April 25-26, 2003, Houston Texas