The physicians and staff at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are pleased to announce that Ashvin K. Dewan, MD, is joining the practice and will be available to see patients beginning in October.

Dewan – the 2001 valedictorian at Hightower High School Medical Science Academy in Missouri City – is returning to his hometown in Fort Bend area as an orthopedic surgeon with a focus on sports-related injuries and chronic conditions. In 2005, Dewan graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering. Following his 2009 graduation from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, he completed his internship and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital and School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. During his time at Johns Hopkins, Dewan served as chief resident of orthopedic surgery and assistant team physician of MLB’s Baltimore Orioles. In 2014, he earned the school’s Most Outstanding Resident Research Award for his work in orthopedic surgery.

Dewan most recently completed a sports medicine fellowship, including training in the latest arthroscopic surgical techniques, at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he served as assistant team physician for the NFL’s St. Louis Rams and the NHL’s St. Louis Blues, as well as the university’s athletic teams.

“We are thrilled that Dr. Dewan has chosen to come home to Fort Bend and begin his practice at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine,” said Timothy Sitter, M.D., knee and shoulder surgeon with Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. “He already has a tremendous amount of hands-on sports medicine experience in both professional and college athletics and his academic and medical backgrounds are outstanding.  He will be a valuable member of the Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine team.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Dewan or another Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine physician, visit or call 281-690-4678.

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