Biography

Dr. Surya N. Mundluru 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).  He is part of the elite group of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons in the UTHealth System.

Dr. Mundluru has successfully completed board certifications in both Internal Medicine and General Pediatrics before pursuing Orthopedic Surgery and Fellowship specialization in Pediatric Orthopedics.  He has successfully completed American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons Part 1 Certification.  His training experience has given a very unique perspective related to pediatric care.  His interests range from complex congenital malformations and limb reconstruction, early onset and adolescent spinal deformities, pediatric trauma, cerebral palsy, sports, and pediatric foot deformity.

Dr. Mundluru received his undergraduate degree and medical school education at the competitive 6 year combined B.A. and MD program at the University of Missouri Kansas-City.  While at UMKC, Dr. Mundluru was a NCAA Division I Tennis player representing the UMKC Kangaroos in both Singles and Doubles.

Dr. Mundluru started his journey in medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Pediatrics at the prestigious Hospital of University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia training programs.  During his experiences there, he developed a love for pediatric orthopedic treatment and care and went on to pursue further training at NYU Langone Hospital for Joint Diseases in Orthopedic Surgery.  Dr. Mundluru then went on to complete the prestigious Dorothy and Bryant Edwards Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas.

Dr. Mundluru is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America where he serves on national committees.

His research interests include early onset scoliosis, pediatric trauma, limb deformity.  He has presented at a multitude of national meetings.

Education

Undergraduate Degree
University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
Medical School
University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Training Program
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, NYU Langone Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Fellowship
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

His interests range from complex congenital malformations and limb reconstruction, early onset and adolescent spinal deformities, pediatric trauma, cerebral palsy, sports, and pediatric foot deformity.

Publications

Publication Information

Surya Mundluru MD, Benjamin Kester, M.D.; Jonathan Vigdorchik, M.D.; Roy Davidovitch, M.D.; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc; Pablo Castañeda, M.D. Thirty Day Postoperative Outcomes: Periacetabular Osteotomy vs. Total Hip Replacement In The Young Population. In Process. Submitted JOA, Dec 2017, Being Reviewed

Surya Mundluru, MD, Randy M. Cohn, MD, Christina Brown, BS, Kenneth A. Egol, MD, David S. Feldman, MD, Norman Y. Otsuka, MD. Radiographic Outcomes of Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures Treated by Fellowship Trained Pediatric Orthopaedists and Adult Traumatologists. In Process. Submitted JPO Part B, Dec 2017, Being Reviewed

Yuhand Sun, Surya Mundluru, Alice Chu. Lower Extremity Abscess Formation in Premature Infants due to Routine Infant Vaccinations,” Case Reports in Pediatrics, vol. 2017, Article ID 3290184, 4 pages, June 2017.

Surya N. Mundluru MD, Editor: David Feldman MD. Varus Derotation Osteotomy. Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease Update. Book Chapter. Springer Publishing 2017. April 2017

Surya N. Mundluru MD, Norman Otsuka MD, Anthony Riccio MD. Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures. POSNA Online Study Guide Update.http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/index.asp. Feb 2015.

Ayesha Rahman, MD, Surya Mundluru, MD, Norman Otsuka MD. Editors: Jenny T. Bencardino MD, Andrew S. Rokito MD. Clinical Evaluation and Treatment of Shoulder Disorders in Children. The Shoulder: Imaging Diagnosis with Treatment Implication. Springer, July 2015

Michael Aversano, MD, Abdel Majid Sheikh Taha, MD, Surya Mundluru, MD, Norman Otsuka, MD. What’s New in the Orthopaedic Treatment of Cerebral Palsy. May 2017

Robert R Carter MD, Surya Mundluru MD, Daniel J. Margolin MD. Small BowelGastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: An Unusual Cause of Massive Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Am Surg. 2010 Feb;76(2):229-31.

Arnold SV, Decker C, Ahmad H, Olabiyi O, Mundluru S, Reid KJ, Soto GE, Gansert S, Spertus JA. Converting the Informed Consent from a Perfunctory Process to an Evidence-Based Foundation for Patient Decision Making. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2008 Sep;1(1):21-8.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Surya Mundluru MD, Benjamin Kester, M.D.; Jonathan Vigdorchik, M.D.; Roy Davidovitch, M.D.; Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc; Pablo Castañeda, M.D. Thirty Day Postoperative Outcomes: Periacetabular Osteotomy vs. Total Hip Replacement In The Young Population. Poster AAHKS, Dallas, TX. Nov 2, 2017

Surya Mundluru MD, Osamah Choudhry MD, Christopher Morley MD, Faraz Ahmed MS, Aaron Buckland MBBS, FRACS. Augmented Reality for Evaluation of Spinal Deformity and Spinal Pathologies. Eposter NASS, Orlando, FL. Oct 25, 2017

Evan Boyd, BS, Surya Mundluru, MD, David Feldman, MD, Alice Chu, MD, Conservative Management in the Treatment of Symptomatic Spondylolysis and Grade I Spondylolisthesis. Eposter POSNA, Abstract: 894, Barcelona, Spain. May 2017.

Randy M. Cohn, MD, Surya Mundluru, MD, Christina Brown, BS, Kenneth A. Egol, MD, David S. Feldman, MD, Norman Y. Otsuka, MD. Radiographic Outcomes of Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures Treated by Fellowship Trained Pediatric Orthopaedists and Adult Traumatologists. Oral Presentation. AAP National Conference, Orlando, FL. Oct 29th, 2013

Surya N. Mundluru, MD, Nicholas A. Beck, BS, Norma Rendon Sampson, MS, Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT, Lawrence Wells, MD and Theodore J. Ganley. Risk Factors For Return To The Operating Room Following Arthroscopic Meniscus Surgery In Children: A 2:1 Matched Case-Control Study. E-Poster Presentation. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. Denver, CO. May 16th, 2012

Surya N. Mundluru, MD, Nicholas A. Beck, BS, Norma Rendon Sampson, MS, Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT, Lawrence Wells, MD and Theodore J. Ganley. Meniscal Tears In the Skeletally Immature: Analysis of Patients Requiring Repeat Arthroscopic Surgery. Paper Presentation. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. February 10th, 2012.

Nicholas A. Beck, BS, Surya N. Mundluru, MD, Norma Rendon Sampson, MS, Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT, Lawrence Wells, MD and Theodore J. Ganley. Meniscus Tears in Skeletally Immature Patients: Analysis of Location, Type, and Associated Injuries. Paper Presentation. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. February 10th, 2012.

Surya N. Mundluru, MD, Nicholas A. Beck, BS, Norma Rendon Sampson, MS, Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT, Lawrence Wells, MD and Theodore J. Ganley. Meniscal Tears In the Skeletally Immature: Analysis of Patients Requiring Repeat Arthroscopic Surgery. Oral Presentation. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition. Boston, MA. October 17th, 2011.

Surya Mundluru MD, Robert R Carter MD, Daniel J. Margolin MD. Small Bowel Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: An Unusual Cause of Massive Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Poster Presentation Southeastern Surgical Congress. Annual Scientific Meeting; Atlanta, GA. February 2009

Donna M. Buchanan Ph.D.; Surya N. Mundluru; James H. O’Keefe, MD; Kimberly J Reed, MS; Fengmeng Tang, MS; Nazeera Dawood, MD, MPH; Eric D. Peterson MD, MPH; and John A. Spertus MD, MPH. Alcohol Consumption and One-Year Angina Risk After Myocardial Infarction. Oral Presentation, AHA Annual Scientific Session, 2007; Orlando, FL. November 2007