Biography

Dr. Ashton Mansour is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Dr. Ashton Mansour is a Fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon with a sub-specialty in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. Dr. Mansour has dedicated his practice to the diagnosis and treatment of hand and upper ex-tremity conditions in all age groups.

Dr. Mansour grew up in Alexandria, Louisiana, and traveled West where he completed his undergraduate education Magna Cum Laude at Texas A&M University in College Station. Dr. Mansour earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans. He then completed his Orthopedic Residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. During this time, he was inaugurated as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society for his superior teaching and dedication to medical students and fellow residents. Following residency training, Dr. Mansour pursued a Hand Surgery fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. At VUMC, he gained immense experience in hand and microsurgery. During his time in residency and fellowship, Dr. Mansour developed a passion for patient-directed care, educating residents, and complex trauma, which led him back to Texas as an Assistant Professor at UTHealth.

Dr. Mansour specializes in Hand and Upper extremity surgery with an emphasis on disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. He focuses on the optimal non-operative and operative management for upper extremity conditions and offers Arthroscopic and minimally invasive options whenever appropriate. Dr. Mansour spends time educating his patients about their medical conditions and options with a main goal of returning patients back to a productive lifestyle.

Dr. Mansour is a candidate member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. As a proud member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Class of 2006, Dr. Mansour is enthusiastic to serve Houston and its’ surrounding communities. He is a devoted husband and soon to be father. He is a family man through and through, spending his spare time with his local and out of town family. His hobbies include exploring new restaurants, exercising, traveling, mentoring his nephews and niece in a variety of sports, and leading his family in a Christian environment.

Education

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences,Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Medical School
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
Internship
Orthopaedic Surgery Internship, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Fellowship
Hand Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Contact Information

Medical Assistant
Jesenia Miranda – Jesenia.Miranda@uth.tmc.edu
713.486.1816 Office
713.486.5549 Fax

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Fractures and Dislocations
Tendon Injuries
Nerve and Vessel Injuries
Arthritis
Sports Injuries
Complex Trauma

Research Information

Current Research:

“Utility of the lateral radiograph as an adjunct to the posteroanterior radiograph in determination of the Risser Sign: Intra- and inter- observer reliability and the effect of pelvic version.” Ashton Mansour MD, Bryan Sirmon MD, Shawn Duxbury MD, Walter Carpenter MD, Nick Patel, Nicholas Fletcher MD. Awaiting review by journals.

“Ganglion Cysts Leading to Compressive Neuropathy.” Kruten Patel, Ashton Mansour MD, Mihir Desai MD. Awaiting review by journal of Hand Surgery

“Sterility of Miniature C-arm Fluoroscopy during Hand Surgery.” Ashton Mansour MD, Sandra Gebhart MD, Stephanie Moore, Mihir Desai MD, Doug Weikert MD, Donald Lee MD

Publications

Publication Information

Impact of insurance status on ability to return for outpatient management of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures. Nicholas D. Fletcher, Bryan J. Sirmon, Ashton S. Mansour, William E. Carpenter, Laura A. Ward. Journal of Children’s Orthopedics 2016 Aug 18.

“Inline” Axial Reconstructed CT Scans Provide a Significantly Larger Assessment of C2 Pedicle Diameter for Screw Placement Compared With “Standard” Axial Scans: Implications for Surgical Planning.
David E Vizurraga, John M Rhee, Timothy C Borden, Ashton S Mansour. Clin Spine Surg 2016 Jun 27. Epub 2016 Jun 27.

“Iatrogenic Femoral Neck Fracture After Closed Reduction of Anterior Hip Dislocation in the Emergency Department” Michael D. Smith, MD, Ashton Mansour, MD, Michael S. Sridhar, MD, Sarah Jamieson, MSN, ANP, and Thomas J. Moore, MD. for publication online in the August 2015 e-publishing section of The American Journal of Orthopedics

“The Leg Hammock for Closed Reduction of Tibial Shaft Fractures.” Colyn Watkins MD, Ashton Mansour MD, Dane Todd MD, Sarah Jamieson NP. Published in ORTHOPEDICS 2015 Feb;38(2):113-6.

“Immediate spica casting of femur fractures in the operating room versus the emergency department: analysis of reduction, complications, and cost.” Alfred A. Mansour, III, MD; Jill C. Wilmoth, MD; Ashton S. Mansour, BS; Jeffery E. Martus, MD. Published in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, December 2010, Volume 30, Number 8.

Additional Information

Professional Society Memberships:

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, resident member (2011 – Present)
  • ASSH candidate Member 2016-2017

Honors and Awards:

  • Distinguished Student Award-Texas A&M College, 2002
  • The National Dean’s List, 2003-2006
  • Walker S. McGregor Life Line Scholarship, 2003
    • given to a pre-professional student majoring the College of Science who shows high academic achievement and participates in extracurricular activities.
  • Barnes and Noble Scholarship, 2003
    • given to a student with high academic achievement and participates in extracurricular activities
  • The Chancellor’s List, 2004-2006
  • C.R. Smilo Mallison Academic Excellence Award Scholarship, 2004
    • given to students with outstanding academics, involvement in extracurricular activities, service to community, and leadership responsibilities within their respective organizations.
  • Lucille Doughtery Life Line Scholarship, 2004
    • given to a pre-professional student majoring the College of Science who shows high academic achievement and participates in extracurricular activities.
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 2005
    • celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. These members are chosen because they have displayed broad cultural interests, outstanding scholarly achievement, good character, and the highest academic integrity.
  • Gonfaloniere for the Science Department, 2006
    • chosen by the Science Department to carry the gonfalon for our graduation at Texas A&M.
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society- Emory University School of Medicine, 2013