Biography

Dr. Camden Tissue 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. Tissue specializes in Orthopedic Trauma with an emphasis nonunions and complications of fractures, as well as acute fracture care. Dr. Tissue is involved with orthopedic trauma education of medical students, residents, and other orthopedic surgeons around the community.

Dr. Tissue received his undergraduate degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where he also completed a five year orthopedic surgery residency. He went on to complete a fellowship in orthopedic trauma in New York City at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Tissue is an active member of the Orthopedic Trauma Association and AO Trauma North America. He is a lifelong Houstonian.

Education

Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Medical School
McGovern Medical School, formerly The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, Houston, Texas
Residency
Orthopedic Surgery, McGovern Medical School, formerly The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, Houston, Texas
Fellowship
Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery ,New York, New York

Contact Information

713.486.8200 Office

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Trauma
Complex fractures and dislocations
Fracture complications
Malunions and nonunions
Post traumatic deformities
High energy injuries

Publications

Publication Information

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27863735

  • Tissue, C. M., Velleman, P. F., Stegink-Jansen, C. W., Aaron, D. H., Winthrop, B. G., & Gogola, G. R. (2016). Validity and reliability of the Functional Dexterity Test in children.Journal of Hand Therapy.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22773018

  • Banks, K. E., Ambrose, C. G., Wheeless, J. S., Tissue, C. M., & Sen, M. (2013). An alternative patellar fracture fixation: a biomechanical study.Journal of orthopedic trauma27(6), 345-351.

Abstracts:

  • Tissue, C, Gogola, G. Determining the Learned Effect of the Functional Dexterity Test in Children. Shriners Hospital for Children. 2008 Summer Research Program Student Abstracts. Page 60.

Presentations:

  • 2008 Summer Research Forum and Webber Prize Competition. “Determining the Learned Effect of the Functional Dexterity Test in Children.” (10/2008)
  • Podium Presentation “Acetabular Fracture Fixation Utilizing Kocher-Langenbeck Approach Without Specialty Traction Table” at the 2015 Western Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
  • Poster presentation “Spring-Hook Plate Fixation For Posterior Wall Acetabular Fractures” at 2015 Western Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting
  • Podium Presentation – “Predictors for Long-term Hip Survivorship Following Acetabular Fracture Surgery: Importance of Gap Versus Step.” Presented at Hospital for Special Surgery Clinical Fellowship Research Day.  Top 10 projects of the year were selected by committee for presentation.
  • June 2013 – Teaching Faculty – University of Texas Orthopedic Boot Camp
  • June 2015 – Teaching Faculty – University of Texas Orthopedic Boot Camp

Additional Information

AWARDS

  • Selected as Chief Fellow at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
  • Arthur Jansa Courage to Lead Award – June 2016. Selected by peers in residency program for exemplifying the core competencies of resident training.
  • 2008 Frank C. Webber Prize for Medical Research Competition Finalist for “Determining the Learned Effect of the Functional Dexterity Test in Children.” Finalists are nominated by University of Texas faculty for excellence in research.
  • Thomas E. Cain, MD Education Trust Fund award recipient from Shriners Hospital for Children for “Determining the Learned Effect of the Functional Dexterity Test in Children.” Research abstract was chosen among applicants for funding in the summer of 2008.
  • Selected as Commencement Speaker at Medical School graduation in May 2011.
  • Selected as student escort for the Surgeon General of the United States when she visited University of Texas Medical School at Houston in May of 2010.
  • 2007 – 2011 Elected Class President of the McGovern Medical School, formerly The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.