Biography

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

Dr. Muscat is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and has an added qualification in Sports Medicine.  He attended Texas A&M University and received his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.  He completed his internship, research in the biochemical analysis of fracture healing and orthopedic residency in San Antonio.

Dr. Muscat treats both pediatric and adult patients.   With his added qualification in sports medicine he treats a variety of conditions including acute traumatic injuries, degenerative conditions and arthritis.

He is the team physician for Kingwood, Kingwood Park, Splendora and Huffman High Schools.  He was a team physician for the United States and International  men and women’s hockey teams during the 2002 Winter Olympics held in Salt Lake City.

Education

Undergraduate Degree
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Internship
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Research
Biomechanical Analysis of Fracture Healing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Residency
Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Publications

Publication Information

Publications:
Arterial Injuries in Orthopedics: The Posteromedial Approach For Vascular Control. Published in Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.

Presentations at National Meetings:
Arterial Injuries in Orthopaedics: The Posteromedial Approach For Vascular Control presented at AAOS Resident’s Meeting, March 1994, Atlanta, Georgia and at the Western Orthopaedic Association Meeting, August 1994, Long Beach California

Safe Use of Cross Pin Femoral Fixation in ACL Surgery -American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine , July 2009, Keystone, Colorado

Additional Information

Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Alamo Orthopaedic Society