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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

US News Orthopaedics High Performing

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

UT Southwestern Medical Center earned High Performing recognition for orthopaedics from U.S. News & World Report for 2019-20, placing us among the country's leading hospitals for orthopaedic surgery and care.

A Team Approach to the Future of Medicine

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center prioritizes a team approach that allows a commitment to superb patient care, exceptional educational programs, and innovative research initiatives.

Meet the Team

Our faculty members are experts in their field, covering all specialties within orthopaedic surgery.

Meet our team.


The department benefits from access to multiple research cores and collaborative investigators at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, enabling us to perform comprehensive molecular, cellular, biochemical, and biomechanical investigations of the musculoskeletal system.

Learn more about our research.


We offer a variety of educational opportunities for medical students, residents, and physicians. Education programs include the Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship and the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, as well as daily conferences, monthly mortality and morbidity conferences, a journal club, and weekly resident conferences featuring case presentations and faculty-directed conferences.

Learn more about educational opportunities.

Patient Care

Our orthopaedic surgeons have long been recognized for excellence in the treatment of orthopaedic conditions such as orthopaedic trauma, arthritis, joint replacement, sports injuries, hand surgery, and other musculoskeletal conditions. Our dedicated team of physicians, researchers, and clinical service providers expertly evaluates each patient and creates a comprehensive treatment program for each specific condition, using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.

Learn more about our patient care expertise.