Dr. Brant Lipscomb is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Rockets Sports Medicine Institute at The Woodlands.

Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr Lipscomb specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis on ACL repairs and other knee injuries, as well as shoulder injuries. He is the team physician for The Woodlands High School.

Dr. Lipscomb received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He remained at Vanderbilt to attend medical school and through his internship and residency. He then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Surgery of the Knee at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Lipscomb is active in several professional organizations including the Arthroscopy Association of North America, Texas Society of Sports Medicine, and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.


Undergraduate Degree
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Medical School
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
Sports Medicine Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Knee injuries
Shoulder injuries



Anderson, A.F., Alfrey, D., and Lipscomb, A.B., Jr.: Acute Pulmonary Edema, An Unusual Complication Following Arthroscopy: A Report of Three Cases, Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 6, (3): 235-237, 1990.

Anderson, A.F., Alfrey, Lipscomb, A.B., Jr., and Coulam, C.: Antegrade Curettement, Bone Grafting and Pinning of Osteochondritis Dissecans in the Skeletally Mature Knee. American Journal of Sports Medicine 18:254-261, 1990.

Lipscomb, A.B. Jr., Jr. Woods, G.W. and Jones, A.: A Biomechanical Evaluation of the Iliotibial Tract Screw Tendonosis. American Journal of Sports Medicine., 20, (6): 742-745, 1992.

Lipscomb, A.B., Jr., Anderson, A.F., Norwig, E.D., Hovis, W.D., and Brown, D.L.: Isolated Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Long Term Results. American Journal of Sports Medicine., 21 (4), 490-496, 1993.

Anderson, A.F., Snyder, R.B., and Lipscomb, A.B., Jr.: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Study of Three Surgical Methods, American Journal of Sports Medicine 2001: 29, 272-279.


Book Chapters

Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction using the Semitendinosus and Gracilis Tendons, In The Knee, Scott (Editor), C.V. Mosby, 1994