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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

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

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery                                                         Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine                              2017-present 
  • Adjunct Associate Professor                                   Texas A&M College of Medicine                                                2017-present                        
  • Volunteer Faculty, 2017 Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas
  • 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 Committee 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