Biography

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

Dr. Worsham earned his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Saint Louis University. He completed medical school at The University of Oklahoma. Dr. Worsham fulfilled his orthopaedic surgery residency in Jacksonville, Florida. While in Jacksonville he had the opportunity to train at University of Florida, Mayo Clinic, and Nemours Children’s Clinic all allowing him to be exposed to a wide-breadth of musculoskeletal conditions and treatment options in all age groups. Dr. Worsham then completed a dedicated sports medicine and arthroscopic fellowship at the University of Texas Houston. During this time he had extensive hands-on experience in sports medicine treating high school, collegiate and professional athletes including serving as assistant team physician for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, Houston Dynamo, and the University of Houston Cougars.

Dr. Worsham enjoys taking care of all orthopedic conditions. His specific clinical interest includes arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle. He also practices general orthopaedics – from fractures to arthritis he is happy to offer treatment options and information based on each patient, individually.

Education

Undergraduate Degree
Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO
Medical School
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, OK
Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Florida – Jacksonville, Florida
Fellowship
Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

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

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

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

Ankle
Ankle arthroscopy
Osteochondral defects (OCD)
Ankle ligament reconstruction

General
Fracture repair surgery
PRP and other biologic injections

Publications

Publication Information

Presentations

Lysis of Adhesions for loss of motion after ACL reconstruction: A Matched Control Analysis. Worsham J, Bailey L, Harner CD, Lowe WR. University of Texas Health Research Day – June 2018.

Outcomes of Revision Hip Arthroscopy for Excision of Heterotopic Ossification. Redmond J, Worsham J, Domb B. ISHA Annual Meeting – September 2016. (Poster Presentation)

Arthroscopic Treatment of Borderline Hip Dysplasia in the Pediatric Population: Clinical Outcomes with Two Year Minimum Follow-up. Redmond J, Worsham J, Domb B. Florida Orthopaedic Society – May 2016. (Podium Presentation)

Outcomes of Revision Hip Arthroscopy for Excision of Heterotopic Ossification. Redmond J, Worsham J, Domb B. Florida Orthopaedic Society – May 2016. (Poster Presentation)

Acute Occlusion of Aortobifemoral Bypass Graft after Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Worsham J, Cordon J, Bentley K, Brinkis E. UF Health Jacksonville Research Day – May 2016. (Poster Presentation)

Cuboid-Navicular Coalition: A Systematic Review and Report. Worsham J, Neal K, Kaiser T, Moran E, Klassen C. UF Health Jacksonville Research Day – May 2016. (Poster Presentation)

Open Calcaneus Fractures and Associated Injuries. Worsham J, Elliott M, Harris AM. Southern Orthopaedic Association – 32nd Annual Meeting – Asheville, NC. July 2015. (Rapid Fire Presentation)

Open Calcaneus Fractures and Associated Injuries. Worsham J, Elliott M, Harris AM. Eastern Orthopaedic Association – 45th Annual Meeting – Amelia Island, FL. October 2014. (Podium Presentation)

Open Calcaneus Fractures and Associated Injuries. Worsham J, Elliott M, Harris AM. University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville – Research Day. May 2014. (Poster Presentation)

Electropolymerized Thiazine Dyes. Worsham J, Minteer S. American Chemical Society National Conference, New Orleans, LA. April 2008. (Podium Presentation)

Electropolymerized Thiazine Dyes. Worsham J, Minteer S. American Chemical Society, Midwest Regional Meeting, Kansas City, MO. November 2007. (Poster Presentation)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Redmond J, Gupta A, Keegan M, Worsham J, Hammarstedt J, Domb B. “Outcomes of heterotopic ossification excision following revision hip arthroscopy.” J Hip Preserv Surg (2017) 4 (2): 164-169. https://doi.org/10.1093/jhps/hnx010

Worsham J, Moran E, Hahn G, Klassen C, Neal K. “Cuboid-Navicular Coalition in Children: A Systematic Review.” Current Orthopaedic Practice. 2016; 27(2): 206-211. https://doi.org/10.1097/BCO.0000000000000353.

Worsham J, Cordon J, Bentley K, Brinkis E. “Acute Occlusion of Aortobifemoral Bypass Graft after Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty.” International Journal of Case Reports and Imaging 2015; 6(12): 771-776. https://doi.org/10.5348/ijcri-2015125-CR-10586.

Worsham J, Elliott MR, Harris AM. “Open Calcaneus Fractures and Associated Injuries.” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2015; Jan-Feb; 55(1): 68-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2015.06.015

Braun TR, Been LF, Singhal A, Worsham J, Ralhan S, Wander GS, Chambers JC, Kooner JS, Aston CE, Sanghera DK. “A replication study of GWAS-derived lipid genes in Asian Indians: the chromosomal region 11q23.3 harbors loci contributing to triglycerides.” PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37056. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0037056

Blackwell AE, Moehlenbrock MJ, Worsham JR, Minteer SD. “Comparison of electropolymerized thiazine dyes as an electrocatalyst in enzymatic biofuel cells and self-powered sensors.” J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2009;9(3): 1714-1721.

Book Chapters

Worsham J, Harner CD: Posterior Cruciate Reconstruction with Autograft Tissue. Knee Surgery: Tricks of the Trade (eds. Stannard, Schmidt, Kfuri). Thieme Publishers. In press – June 2018

Worsham J, Lowe WR: Meniscal Allograft Transplant. Knee Surgery: Tricks of the Trade (eds. Stannard, Schmidt, Kfuri). Thieme Publishers. In press – June 2018.

Additional Information

Professional Society Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Arthroscopic Association of North America (AANA)