Faculty

Orthopaedic Surgery Sections

Adult Reconstruction

Georges Bounajem, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General orthopaedics, Primary Hip Replacement

Alison Cabrera, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General orthopaedics

Alexandra Callan, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Orthopaedic Oncology

Michael Huo, M.D.
Professor
Medical Director-Total Joint Service at Parkland
Total joint replacement

Michael Khazzam, M.D.
Associate Professor  & Section Chief
Sports medicine, arthroscopy, and shoulder surgery

Varatharaj Mounasamy, M.D.
Professor
Total joint replacement

Sharon Walton, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Total joint replacement

Joel Wells, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive hip surgery and sports injuries

Geriatric Orthopaedic Trauma

Megan Sorich, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Geriatric Orthopaedic Trauma

Hand & Upper Extremity

Robert L. Bass, M.D.
Associate Professor
Hand and upper extremity and microsurgery

Ann Golden, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Medical Director-Hand Parkland & Assoc Program Director
Hand and upper extremity

Daniel Koehler, M.D.
Assistant Professor & Section Chief
Hand, upper extremity, and microsurgery

Podiatry Foot & Ankle

Matthew Johnson, D.P.M.
Assistant Professor
Foot and ankle surgery

George T. Liu, D.P.M.
Associate Professor
Foot and ankle surgery

Katherine Raspovic, D.P.M.
Assistant Professor
Foot and ankle surgery

Timothy Schacherer, M.D.
Professor
Hand and upper extremity

Michael VanPelt, D.P.M.
Associate Professor & Section Chief
Foot and ankle surgery

James Whitfield, D.P.M.
Assistant Professor
Foot and ankle surgery

Dane K Wukich, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Foot and ankle surgery

Spine

Douglas Dickson, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Orthopaedic spine

Kevin Gill, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Surgery of the spine

Michael Van Hal, M.D.
Assistant Professor & Section Chief
Medical Director-Ortho Spine Service at Parkland
Orthopaedic spine

Shaleen Vira, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Orthopaedic spine

Sports Medicine

Jay Shah, M.D.
Assistant Professor & Section Chief
Medical Director-Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic
Sports medicine

David Tietze, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Medical Director-Medical Center Richardson/Plano
Musculoskeletal Medicine

Orthopaedic Trauma

Charles M. Reinert, M.D.
Professor Emeritus
Orthopaedic trauma

Drew Sanders, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director-Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
Orthopaedic trauma

Ashoke Sathy, M.D.
Associate Professor
Orthopaedic trauma

Adam Starr, M.D.
Professor & Section Chief
Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Trauma Fellowship
Medical Director-Trauma Clinic at Parkland
Orthopaedic trauma

Research 

Paula Hernandez, Ph.D.
Instructor
Orthopaedic surgery

Yen-Sheng Lin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal biomechanics research

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (TSRH)

Alexander Cherkashin, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, TSRHC Laboratory of Orthopaedic Data Management

Jane Chung, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Lawson Copley, M.D.
Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic trauma

Henry Ellis, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Orthopaedic trauma, pediatric sports medicine

Corey Gill, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic surgery

John Anthony “Tony” Herring, M.D.
Professor
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, spinal deformity

Christine Ho, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric hand and pediatric orthopaedic trauma

Megan Johnson, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic surgery

Jacob Jones, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic surgery

Harry Kim, M.D., M.S.
Professor
Director, TSRHC Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Center for Musculoskeletal Research

Chi Ma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic surgery

Amy McIntosh, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic surgery

Shane Miller, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric sports medicine

William Morris M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic surgery

David Podeszwa, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic surgery

Brandon Ramo, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis

Karl Rathjen, M.D.
Professor
Clubfoot, developmental dysplasia of the hip, limb lengthening, physical injuries and growth disturbance, and spinal deformity

Yinshi Ren, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric research

Anthony Riccio, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic and scoliosis surgery

B. Stephens Richards, M.D.
Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic and scoliosis surgery

Mikhail Samchukov, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, TSRHC Core Research Division

Christopher Stutz, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic and hand surgery

Daniel Sucato, M.D.
Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic and scoliosis surgery

Philip Wilson, M.D.
Professor
Pediatric adolescent sports medicine

Lane Wimberly, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric orthopaedic and scoliosis surgery 

Hong "Johnny" Zhang, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric research 

VA North Texas Health Care System (VA)

Senthil N. Sambandam, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Total joint replacement

David H. Truong, D.P.M.
Assistant Professor
Foot and ankle surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery Secondary Faculty Appointments

Carlos Bagley, M.D.
Associate Professor
Neurological Surgery | Orthopaedic Surgery

Avneesh Chhabra, M.D.
Associate Professor
Radiology | Orthopaedic Surgery

Beth Deschenes, M.S., D.P.T.
Associate Professor
School of Health Professions | Orthopaedic Surgery

Yasin Dhaher, Ph.D.
Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Orthopaedic Surgery

Nicholas Haddock, M.D.
Associate Professor
Plastic Surgery | Orthopaedic Surgery

Paul Kim, D.P.M.
Professor
Plastic Surgery | Orthopaedic Surgery

Nitin Jain, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Orthopaedic Surgery | Population and Data Sciences

Javier La Fontaine, D.P.M.
Professor
Plastic Surgery | Orthopaedic Surgery

Lawrence Lavery, D.P.M.
Associate Professor
Plastic Surgery | Orthopaedic Surgery

Edward Mulligan, D.P.T.
Professor
School of Health Professions | Orthopaedic Surgery

Scott Oishi, M.D.
Professor
Plastic Surgery | Orthopaedic Surgery

Ross Querry, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair
School of Health Professions | Orthopaedic Surgery

Jonathan Rios, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development | Orthopaedic Surgery | Pediatrics

Douglas Sammer, M.D.
Associate Professor
Plastic Surgery | Orthopaedic Surgery

Yi-Ting Tzen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Health Professions| Orthopaedic Surgery | Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Paul Weatherall, M.D.
Professor
Radiology | Orthopaedic Surgery

Carol Wise, Ph.D.
Professor
Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development | Orthopaedic Surgery | Pediatrics

Metin Yavuz, D.ENG.
Associate Professor
School of Health Professions | Orthopaedic Surgery

Jason Zafereo, M.P.T., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Health Professions | Orthopaedic Surgery

Andrew Zhang, M.D.
Associate Professor
Plastic Surgery | Orthopaedic Surgery