March 8, 2022

Dr. James E. Muntz named Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the year

We are honored to announce that our very own, Dr. James E. Muntz has been awarded the prestigious Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award. Dr. Muntz was recognized as an outstanding NFL team physician by the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS)…

December 21, 2021

AO Trauma North America Young Investigator Research Development Award

Join us as we proudly congratulate Augustine “Augie” Saiz, MD for being selected as one of the two recipients of the AO Trauma North America Young Investigator Research Development Award. This grant is designed to foster the development of research…

October 11, 2021

UT Ortho Annual Report 2020

The UT Ortho Annual Report is available to view online. Click the image below to view–  

August 30, 2021

With fearless grit, a Pan Am Games competitor is already a winner

Alexandra Wainwright,19, has competed in karate at the world level since 13. Now, she’s set to compete on another international stage at the Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia, November 25-Dec. 4. This is a daunting challenge for any…

July 12, 2021

A magic smile captures everyone’s hearts

Five-year-old Kaylie Lingor, an irresistible social butterfly who loves chatting with everyone, flashes a megawatt smile that lights up every corner of a room. “She has never been shy,” laughs her mom, Jessica. The Lingor family, including Dad, Matt, and…

June 15, 2021

Spina Bifida Association Recognition as Clinical Care Partner

UT Physicians is proud to be recognized by the Spina Bifida Association @spinabifidaassn for meeting the standards of care to help ensure people with spina bifida receive the best outcome possible. Our goal is to consistently offer a team-based and coordinated…

May 4, 2021

A problem-solver extraordinaire travels the world

The fact that Wayne Moorehead is a quadruple amputee doesn’t dampen his can-do attitude or independent spirit. Moorehead’s life turned upside down in August 2018 when he got sick and developed sepsis. He went to a local clinic, was diagnosed…

May 4, 2021

Nothing discourages this unstoppable marathoner on wheels

Fred Samuelsen marvels that he has completed 13 marathons. No big deal some may think, but Samuelsen is proud that he competes in what he calls a “very cool” wheelchair. His journey to a wheelchair began 11 years ago when…

April 19, 2021

Specialized UCL surgical repair leads to speedy recovery for elite CrossFit world competitor

Alexis Johnson was performing heavy snatches at a CrossFit gym and a fluke accident caused her to rupture her Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL). The good news? She knew just who to call. “I reached out to Dr. Evan Meeks because…

March 22, 2021

Even flying in the air, nothing keeps this cheerleader down

Marlie Armatta, 17, an elite competitive cheerleader, defies gravity every time she flies through the air, flawlessly executing double twists, spins, or flips. “Tumbling is my passion,” says Marlie, a junior at George Ranch High School in Richmond, Texas. But…