Biography

Dr. Evan Meeks 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. Meeks specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis on arthroscopy and minimally invasive techniques to treat injuries of the shoulder, hip, and knee. During his training, Dr. Meeks worked extensively with professional and college teams in the Houston area, including the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo, and the University of Houston athletic program.

As a college athlete, Dr. Meeks has the unique ability to see injuries from the perspective of both the athlete and the physician.

Education

Undergraduate Degree
Rice University, Houston, Texas
Graduate Degree
The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas
Internship
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas
Residency
Sports Medicine Fellowship, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Fellowship
Sports Medicine Fellowship, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Contact Information

713.486.6000 Office
713.486.6049 Fax

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery
Orthopedic Trauma and fracture care
Hip Arthroscopy

Shoulder
Shoulder replacement
Clavicle injuries
Shoulder separations
Muscle and tendon injuries of the shoulder

Knee
Knee replacement
Patellar instability
Knee injuries

Research Information

2009 – Ibuprofen non-covalently coupled with phospholipids. Investigating the efficacy and side effects of ibuprofen when coupled with phosphatidylcholine in fighting against the spread of murine colon cancer in a mouse model. Principal investigator: Lenard M. Lichtenberger.

2012 – Biofoam metal wedges in opening wedge osteotomies of the foot. Investigating the effects of using Biofoam metal wedges in opening wedge osteotomies of the foot versus the traditional bone grafting techniques for these osteotomies in literature. Principal investigator: William C. McGarvey.

2012 – Grade IIIB and IIIC Open Pilon Fracture Outcomes: A Retrospective Chart Review. Investigating the outcomes of open pilon fractures over a three-year period at a major trauma center. Principal investigator: Josh L. Gary.

2014 – Biomechanical Evaluation of ALL ligament in setting of ACL reconstruction. Measuring translation and rotation of knee before and after ACL reconstruction with intact and deficient ALL. Principal investigator: Walt R. Lowe.