The Sports Medicine Service at The University of Texas Health Science Center provides the full spectrum of care for athletes of all ages and skill levels. Our fellowship-trained sports medicine doctors are committed to helping you manage and prevent injuries, getting you back to the game as soon as possible. Our sports medicine doctors specialize in the treatment of a wide variety of injuries to the shoulder, elbow, knee, hip, foot and ankle, as well as several experts in sports-related concussion evaluation and management.

Our sports medicine experts can be found on the sidelines of high schools, universities, and professional events throughout the city. Currently, sports medicine specialists at UT serve as Team Physicians, Assistant Team Physicians, and consultants for:

Atascocita High School
Bellaire High School
Cy Lakes High School
Duchesne Academy
George R. Ranch High School
Houston Astros
Houston Baptist University
Houston ISD
Houston Rockets
Houston Texans
Humble High School
Humble ISD
Katy High School
Katy Taylor High School
Lutheran North High School
Mayde Creek High School
Montgomery High School
New Caney High School
New Caney ISD
Northbrook High School
Oak Ridge High School
Pasadena High School
Pasadena ISD
Pearland High School
Porter High School
Richmond Foster High School
Second Baptist High School
Seven Lakes High School
St. Pius High School
St. Thomas University
Summer Creek High School
Terry High School
Texas A&M
Thompkins High School
The Woodlands High School
University of Houston
University of Texas
Waltrip High School
West Columbia High School
Yoakum High School

Our team of highly-trained sports medicine specialists bring the highest-level of orthopedic care to Houston and the surrounding communities. With 26 locations in the Greater Houston area, our Sports Medicine doctors are able to offer the winning combination of world-class care and convenience.  We are dedicated to creating the most accessible network of Sports Medicine specialists, offering appointments within 24-48 hours.

Our Approach

As part of the Ironman Sports Medicine Institutes, our specialists employ a multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of a wide variety of sports-related injuries. Working closely with Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Primary Care and Internal Medicine physicians, Neuropsychologists, Physical Therapists and strength and conditioning coaches, our team is able to offer individualized care and customized treatment programs. Several members of our team were athletes at the college or professional level, giving them the unique ability to understand the experience through the eyes of both the patient and the physician.

We are not only fellowship-trained, but maintain an active presence in the sports community. Our team includes the head team physician for the NFL Houston Texans, NBA Houston Rockets, MLB Houston Astros, and University of Houston athletics. Our specialists can be seen in the training rooms and on the sidelines at St. Thomas University, Houston Baptist University, as well as numerous high schools and elite clubs in Houston and the surrounding communities.


Labral tears and shoulder instability
Rotator cuff tear repair
Partial shoulder resurfacing and replacement
Total and reverse shoulder replacement

ACL, PCL, and multi-ligament knee reconstruction
Meniscus repair
Knee cartilage transplantation
Patellar instability reconstruction
Partial and total knee replacement

Elbow arthroscopy
Elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction, “Tommy John” surgery
Elbow replacement

Ankle arthroscopy
Osteochondral defects (OCD)
Ankle ligament reconstruction

Fracture repair surgery
Tendon repair and reconstruction
PRP and other biologic injections

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