Biography

Dr. Coupe is an Assistant Professor and Vice-Chair of Clinical Operations 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. Coupe specializes in Sports Medicine. He provides coverage for Montgomery High School and Oak Ridge High School.

Dr. Coupe received his undergraduate degree from Rice University. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where he also completed his internship and residency.

 

Education

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

Contact Information

713.486.8800 Office
281.367.1323 Fax

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Publications

Publication Information

Ricci WM, Schwappach J, Tucker M, Coupe K, Brandt A, Sanders R, Leighton, R:Trochanteric versus Piriformis Entry Portal for the Treatment of Femoral Shaft Fractures, J Orthop Trauma 22(3): pp S9-S13, 2008.

Tucker MC, Schwappach HR, Leighton RK, Coupe K, Ricci WM: Results of Intramedullary Nailing and in Patients Who are Obese Versus Those Who are not Obese: A Prospective Multicenter Comparison Study. J Orthop Trauma 22 (3): pp S14-S20, 2008.

Tucker MC, Schwappach JR, Leighton RK, Coupe K, Ricci WM: Results of Femoral Intramedullary Nailing in patients Who are Obese Versus Those Who are not Obese: A Prospective Multicenter Comparison Study. J Orthop Trauma 21 (8): pp 523-529, 2007.

Harris Jr. John H, Coupe, Kevin J., Lee, Jody S.; Trotscher, Thea: Acetabular Fractures Revisited; A New CT-Based Classification, Semin Musculoskeletal Radiology 2005; 9;150-160.

John H. Harris, Jr., Kevin J. Coupe, Jody S. Lee, and Thea Trotscher: Acetabular Fractures Revisited; Part 2, A New CT-Based Classification. Am J. Roent 182; pp 136-137, June 2004.

John H. Harris, Jr., Jody S. Lee, Kevin J. Coupe and Thea Troscher; Acetabular Fractures Revisited; Part 1. Redefinition of the Letournel Anterior Column. Am J. Roent 182; pp 1363-1366. June 2004.

Harvey GP, Chelly JE, Al Samsam T, Coupe,K: Patient-Controlled Ropivacaine Analgesia After Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression. Arthroscopy J Arth Related Surgery 20(5): pp 451-455. 2004.

Glauser CR, Oden ZM Ambrose CB, Willits MB, Coupe, KJ: Mechanical Testing of Small Fracture Implants for Compasison of Insertion and Failure Torques. Arch Orthop Trauma Surge 123: pp 388-391. 2003.

James S. Manotta, Kevin J. Coupe, Richard Milner, Kim Heseltine: Long-Term Bactericidal Properties of a Gentamicin-Coated Antimicrobial External Fixation Pin Sleeve. J Bone Joint Surg. AM, Nov 2003;85 (Suppl4): 129-131.

Marotta JS, Coupe, KJ, Milner R. Heseltine KE: Long-Term Bactericidal Properties of a Gentamicin-Coated Antimicrobial External Fixation Pin Sleeve. J Bone Joint Surg 85-A (4): pp 129-131. 2003.

Chelly JE, Casati, Andrew, Al-Samsam ,Tameem, Coupe K, Criswell A, Tucker J: Continuous Lumbar Plexus Block for Acute Postoperative Pain Management After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Acetabular Fractures. J Orthop Trauma 17 (5): pp 362-367. 2003.

Coupe KJ: Fracture Management: The Successful Use and Outcome of the IIizarov External Fixator in the Treatment of an Acute Proximal Tibia Fracture. Orthopedic Technology Review (4) 6: pp 16-17. 2002.

Chelly JE, Greger J, Gebhard R, Clyburn T, Criswell A, Coupe K, Buckle R: Continuous Femoral Blocks Improve Recovery and Outcome of Patients Undergoing Total Knee Replacement. J Arthroplasty 16: 436-446. 2001.

Chelly JE, Gebhard R, Coupe K, Greger J, Khan A: Local Anesthetic Delivered via a Femoral Catheter by Patient-Controlled Analgesia Pump for Pain Relief After an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Outpatient Procedure. Am J Anesthesiol 28 (4): pp 192-194. 2001.

Coupe KJ, Beaver RL: Arterial Injury During Retrograde Femoral Nailing: A Case Report of Injury to a Branch of the Profunda Femoris Artery. J Orthop Trauma 15 (2): pp 140-143. 2001.

Coupe KJ: Fractures and Dislocations of the Shoulder Girdle, Brinker M (ed): Review of Orthopedic Trauma. WB Saunders Philadelphia 2000. Pp 225-237.

Clanton TO, Coupe KJ: Hamstring Strains in Athletes: Diagnosis and Treatment. J Am Academy Orthop Surg 6 (4): pp 237-248. 1998.

Weirich SD, Cotler HB, Narayana PA, Hazle JD, Jackson EF, Coupe KJ, et al: Histopathologic Correlation of Magnetic Resonance Image Signal Patterns in a Spinal Cord Injury Moedl. Spine 15 (7); pp 630-638. 1990.

Marymount JV, Coupe KJ, Clanton, TO: Sports related Spontaneous Fractures of the Humerus. Orthopedic review 18 (9): pp 957-960. 1989.