Dr. Adam Park is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

Currently board-eligible by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, he specializes in the non-operative and operative treatment of spinal disorders and diseases. This includes the management of spinal stenosis, disc herniations, myelopathy, degenerative disc disease, spinal deformity, and trauma using both minimally invasive and traditional techniques to optimize patient outcomes.

Dr. Park received his undergraduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin. He then attended medical school at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, where he stayed for his residency. He went on to complete a fellowship in Orthopedic Spine Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and AO Spine North America.


Undergraduate Degree
The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Medical Degree
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, Houston, Texas
Orthopaedic Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, Houston, Texas
Orthopedic Spine Surgery at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Spinal stenosis
  • Degenerative disc disease, spondylosis
  • Disc herniations
  • Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal trauma
  • Spinal tumors
  • Revision spine surgery


Rieger W, Park A, Ambrose C, Kellam J. Effects of Tranexamic Acid on Human Osteoblasts as Proxy for Fracture Healing. Orthopaedic Trauma Association Basic Science Focus Forum. Nashville, Tennessee. 2020 October 1.

Park AY, Smith DW. Volar Approach to the First Extensor Compartment for Surgical Treatment of DeQuervain Tenosynovitis. Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery. 2020 Jul 29.

Campbell ST, Lim PK, Kantor AH, Gausden EB, Goodnough LH, Park AY, Bishop JA, Achor TS, Scolaro JA, Gardner MJ. Complication Rates after Lateral Plate Fixation of Periprosthetic Distal Femur Fractures: A Multicenter Study. Injury. 2020 May 22.

Hoffmann JC, Hnatow M, Showery J, Park A, Dodwad SN. The Incidence of Timely Application of Mechanical DVT Prophylaxis in Spine Trauma Patients: A Quality Improvement Pilot Project. Global Spine Congress. Toronto, ON. 2019 May 15-18.

Showery J, Dorman C, Hoffmann J, Park A, Prasarn M, Dodwad, SN. Complications and Outcomes of Percutaneous and Open Lumbopelvic Fixation for Traumatic Lumbopelvic Dissociation. Lumbar Spine Research Society 12th Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2019 April 4.

Chambers KA, Park AY, Banuelos RC, Darger BF, Akkanti BH, Macaluso A, Thangam M, Doshi PB. Outcomes of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Patients After Stratification by Initial Lactate Value. World Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018 June 15.

Doshi PB, Park AY, Darger B, Akkanti BH, Macaluso A, Banuelos RC. Outcomes of Patients Presenting with Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Tiered Analysis Based on Presenting Lactate. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine 25th Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. 2015 May 14.

Park AY, Banuelos RC, Darger B, Akkanti BH, Macaluso A, Doshi PB. Prognosis, Prevalence and Characteristics of Lactate Expressors and Non-expressors in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. Texas College of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. 2015 April 24.