Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine provides leading edge, personalized care from diagnosis through rehabilitation. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Houston Methodist as a top destination for orthopedic care. Just as important to us is the fact that local schools, pro sports teams, fine arts organizations and community programs put their trust in us. Along with serving hundreds of area high schools and youth teams, we are the official health care provider for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo, Houston Dash, Rice University Athletics, RodeoHouston®, Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera and
Houston Ballet.

We are proud to provide everyone from weekend warriors to elite-level professional athletes with the best possible care. Our orthopedic surgeons and specialists, primary care sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, and physical and occupational therapists offer orthopedic surgery using the latest innovative techniques and technology, preventive annual physicals for student athletes, and comprehensive rehabilitation services to return you safely and confidently to your daily activities with the necessary tools to help prevent a future injury.
Nationally ranked in orthopedics
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Houston Methodist Hospital is ranked among the country’s top hospitals in 11 specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 “Best Hospitals” issue, including Orthopedics, and again was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas and No. 1 in the Houston area. Learn more

The Importance of Pitch Counts for young baseball Players 
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Professional baseball players have pitch count limits to prevent injuries, but these same safeguards aren't in place for younger players. Dr. David Lintner, Chief of Sports Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital and Houston Astros head physician, talks to ABC-13 News about about the importance of pitch counts. Learn more

Sports Injury Clinics
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This fall, we will offer convenient Saturday sports injury clinics throughout Greater Houston. Athletes of all levels can receive a doctor's evaluation and have X-rays or other imaging if needed to get you back in the game. Learn more