Dr. Shiraz Younas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Younas specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics with an emphasis in Spinal Deformities and Scoliosis.

Dr. Younas completed his internship at the Michael E. DeBakey Department of General Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, followed by his residency in orthopedics at the same institution. He gained specialized knowledge and expertise by completing a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at the University of Tennessee’s Campbell Clinic in Memphis. During this fellowship he trained with world-renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeons with a special focus on scoliosis.


Undergraduate Degree
Aitchison College, Lahore, Pakistan
Medical School
The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
General Surgery Internship, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship, University of Tennessee Campbell Clinic, Memphis, Tennessee


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Security of Knots Tied with Ethibond, Fiberwire, Orthocord, or Ultrabraid. Ilahi OA, Younas SA, Noble Pc. Am J Sports med.2008 Sep Epub ahead of print

Screw Versus Plate Fixation of Proximal First Metatarsal Crescentic Osteotomies for Correction of Hallux Valgus.

Varner KE, Matt V, Alexander J, Johnston J, Younas SA, Marymont JV, and Noble PC. Foot and Ankle Int. Awaiting publication.

Chronic anterior tibial stress fractures treated with reamed intramedullary nailing. Varner KE, Younas SA, Lintner OM, Marymont JV. Am J Sports Med 2005 July;33(7) 1071-6.

Cyclic testing of arthroscopic knot security. lIahi OA, Younas SA, Alexander J, Noble PC. Arthroscopy. 2004 Jan;20(1 ):62-8

Anatomic and radiographic analysis of arthroscopic tack placement into the anteroinferior glenoid. Ilahi OA, Younas SA, Trusler ML, Espiritu MT. Orthopedics. 2003 May;26(5):479-82.

Prevalence of ganglion cysts originating from the proximal tibiofibular joint: A magnetic resonance imaging study. Ilahi OA, Younas SA, Labbe MR, Edson SB. Arthroscopy. 2003 Feb; 19(2)150-3.

Pretibial cyst formation after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Ilahi OA, Younas SA, Sahni IK. Arthroscopy. 2003 Feb; 19(2):E5