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Javier Rios, M.D. Joins Nationally Ranked Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Group at Houston Methodist St. John Hospital

Javier Rios, M.D., a fellowship-trained physician specializing in nonsurgical orthopedics and sports medicine, is joining the Orthopedics & Sports Medicine team at Houston Methodist St. John Hospital. 

Rios has cared for athletes and others with acute and chronic conditions and injuries in the Greater Bay Area for more than six years. His clinical expertise includes diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound-guided injections for joint disorders as well as casting and splinting non-surgical fractures. 

“Joining the Houston Methodist St. John team gives me the opportunity to work with an elite organization that has a national reputation for leading medicine,” Rios said. “This is an opportunity of a lifetime for me. I can utilize my skills and Houston Methodist resources to provide excellent care to my patients.” 

Rios is board certified in family medicine and fellowship trained in primary care sports medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He will join Drs. Edward Lee, Jason Leaseburg and Kenneth First and see patients at 2020 NASA Parkway, Suite 230 in Nassau Bay. 

“For nearly 30 years, our skilled and experienced Orthopedics & Sports Medicine physicians have delivered the latest orthopedic techniques and treatments to St. John Hospital patients,” said Dan Newman, CEO at Houston Methodist St. John Hospital. “Their commitment to the highest level of patient care has helped us rank among the country’s best in this specialty.”

For more information on Houston Methodist St. John Hospital, call 281.523.2000 or visit houstonmethodist.org/stjohn. To find a Houston Methodist St. John Hospital physician, call 281.333.8899.