Biography

Dr. Jide Tinubu 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).

Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr Tinubu specializes in the care and management of Trauma patients. His particular interests are periarticular fractures of the upper and lower extremities as well as pelvic and acetabular fractures.

Dr. Tinubu received his Associate’s Degree from the College of the Bahamas in Nassau, Bahamas and his Bachelor’s Degree from St. Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North Carolina. He attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC and completed a five year Orthopedic Surgery residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC. He went on to complete an Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship in our department here at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

He is an active member of many professional societies, including the Orthopedic Trauma Association, and AO Trauma North America.

Education

Associates Degree
College of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas
Undergraduate Degree
St. Augustine’s College, Raleigh, North Carolina (magna cum laude)
Medical Degree
Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
Internship
General Surgery Intern, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC
Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC
Fellowship
Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, Texas

Contact Information

713.486.8800 Office
281.367.1323 Fax

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Dr. Tinubu specializes in the care and management of Trauma patients. His particular interests are periarticular fractures of the upper and lower extremities as well as pelvic and acetabular fractures.

Research Information

June 2010
Howard University Hospital
The Effect of Low Dose Radiation on Rates of infection in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Chief Resident Research Project

Summer 2002
Howard University Hospital Emergency Department
Research Assistant, Dr. Melissa Clark. College Student Usage of a
University Affiliated Hospital ED. Worked on generating and
organizing initial database, chart review, internet research.
Preliminary findings presented at the SAEM Annual Research Conference

1997-1998
Augustine’s College, Pennick Hall of Science
Research assistant to Dr. Kenneth Alston; Isolation and purification of hemoglobin and substitution of Ni for Fe as a potential treatment for sickle cell disease. Literature searches, lab management
Presented abstract for senior presentation

Publications

Publication Information

Feb 2015
Management of Fractures in the Geriatric Surgical Patient
Chapter Co-Author
Surgical Clinics of North America