Dr. Camden Tissue is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. Dr. Tissue specializes in Orthopedic Trauma with an emphasis nonunions and complications of fractures, as well as acute fracture care. Dr. Tissue is involved with orthopedic trauma education of medical students, residents, and other orthopedic surgeons around the community.
Dr. Tissue received his undergraduate degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where he also completed a five year orthopedic surgery residency. He went on to complete a fellowship in orthopedic trauma in New York City at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Cornell Medical College.
Dr. Tissue is an active member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association and AO Trauma North America. He is a lifelong Houstonian.
- Undergraduate Degree
- Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
- Medical School
- McGovern Medical School, formerly The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, Houston, Texas
- Orthopedic Surgery, McGovern Medical School, formerly The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, Houston, Texas
- Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery ,New York, New York
Areas of Interest
Complex fractures and dislocations
Malunions and nonunions
Post traumatic deformities
High energy injuries
- Tissue, C. M., Velleman, P. F., Stegink-Jansen, C. W., Aaron, D. H., Winthrop, B. G., & Gogola, G. R. (2016). Validity and reliability of the Functional Dexterity Test in children. Journal of Hand Therapy.
- Banks, K. E., Ambrose, C. G., Wheeless, J. S., Tissue, C. M., & Sen, M. (2013). An alternative patellar fracture fixation: a biomechanical study. Journal of orthopedic trauma, 27(6), 345-351.
- Tissue, C, Gogola, G. Determining the Learned Effect of the Functional Dexterity Test in Children. Shriners Hospital for Children. 2008 Summer Research Program Student Abstracts. Page 60.
- 2008 Summer Research Forum and Webber Prize Competition. “Determining the Learned Effect of the Functional Dexterity Test in Children.” (10/2008)
- Podium Presentation “Acetabular Fracture Fixation Utilizing Kocher-Langenbeck Approach Without Specialty Traction Table” at the 2015 Western Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
- Poster presentation “Spring-Hook Plate Fixation For Posterior Wall Acetabular Fractures” at 2015 Western Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
- Podium Presentation – “Predictors for Long-term Hip Survivorship Following Acetabular Fracture Surgery: Importance of Gap Versus Step.” Presented at Hospital for Special Surgery Clinical Fellowship Research Day. Top 10 projects of the year were selected by committee for presentation.
- June 2013 – Teaching Faculty – University of Texas Orthopedic Boot Camp
- June 2015 – Teaching Faculty – University of Texas Orthopedic Boot Camp