Ashvin K. Dewan, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist


Dr. 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.  Dr. Dewan 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.

 Dr. Dewan joined Houston Methodist in 2015. His practiced is based in Sugar Land.


Quality indicators for osteoarthritis pain management in the primary care setting
Rizk, E, Tajchman, S, Fink, E, Aryal, DK, Iso, T, Flores, E, Brown, AE, Chokshi, SP, Desai, SN, Dewan, AK, Kazzaz, SA, Guevara, M, Nagaraj, S, Robben, CP, Vittone, V & Swan, JT 2023, , BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, vol. 24, no. 1, 538, pp. 538.

Mechanical Properties and Microstructural Collagen Alignment of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament During Dynamic Loading
Smith, MV, Castile, RM, Brophy, RH, Dewan, A, Bernholt, D & Lake, SP 2019, , American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 151-157.

Dysregulated TGF-ß signaling alters bone microstructure in a mouse model of Loeys-Dietz syndrome
Dewan, AK, Tomlinson, RE, Mitchell, S, Goh, BC, Yung, RM, Kumar, S, Tan, EW, Faugere, MC, Dietz, HC, Clemens, TL & Sponseller, PD 2015, , Journal of Orthopaedic Research, vol. 33, no. 10, pp. 1447-1454.

Acute-onset arachnoid cyst causing cauda equina compression after uneventful lumbar decompression and fusion: A case presentation and review of the literature
Nesterenko, SO, Dewan, AK, Nair, C & Peroutka, RM 2015, , Current Orthopaedic Practice, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 565-568.

Factors Affecting Perceptions of Open, Mini-Open, and Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Techniques Among Medical Professionals
Dewan, AK, Petre, BM, Wilckens, JH & Zikria, BA 2015, , American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), vol. 44, no. 9, pp. E317-E325.

Evolution of autologous chondrocyte repair and comparison to other cartilage repair techniques
Dewan, AK, Gibson, MA, Elisseeff, JH & Trice, ME 2014, , BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, 272481.

Increased fracture risk and low bone mineral density in patients with loeys-dietz syndrome
Tan, EW, Offoha, RU, Oswald, GL, Skolasky, RL, Dewan, AK, Zhen, G, Shapiro, JR, Dietz, HC, Cao, X & Sponseller, PD 2013, , American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, vol. 161, no. 8, pp. 1910-1914.

MRI of the elbow: Techniques and spectrum of disease: AAOS exhibit selection
Dewan, AK, Chhabra, AB, Khanna, AJ, Anderson, MW & Brunton, LM 2013, , The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, vol. 95, no. 14, pp. e991-e9913.

Magnetic resonance imaging of the hand and wrist: techniques and spectrum of disease: AAOS exhibit selection.
Dewan, AK, Chhabra, AB, Khanna, AJ, Anderson, MW & Brunton, LM 2013, , Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A, vol. 95, no. 10, pp. e681-e6812.

Intraarticular abnormalities in overhead athletes are variable
Dewan, AK, Garzon-Muvdi, J, Petersen, SA, Jia, X & McFarland, EG 2012, , Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol. 470, no. 6, pp. 1552-1557.

Perioperative Risk Assessment and Morbidity Associated with Lumbar Spine Surgery
Dewan, AK, Mirski, MA & Khanna, AJ 2011, , Seminars in Spine Surgery, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 84-90.

An injectable method for noninvasive spine fusion
Olabisi, RM, Lazard, Z, Heggeness, MH, Moran, KM, Hipp, JA, Dewan, AK, Davis, AR, West, JL & Olmsted-Davis, EA 2011, , Spine Journal, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 545-556.

Assessing mechanical integrity of spinal fusion by in situ endochondral osteoinduction in the murine model
Dewan, AK, Dewan, RA, Calderon, N, Fuentes, A, Lazard, ZW, Davis, AR, Heggeness, M, Hipp, JA & Olmsted-Davis, EA 2010, , Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, vol. 5, no. 1, 58.

Allopurinol-induced DRESS syndrome in an adolescent patient
Dewan, AK & Quinonez, RA 2010, , Pediatric Dermatology, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 270-273.

Implant Durability and Knee Function After Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Morbidly Obese Patient
Dewan, AK, Bertolusso, R, Karastinos, A, Conditt, M, Noble, PC & Parsley, BS 2009, , Journal of Arthroplasty, vol. 24, no. 6 SUPPL.

Role of the C-terminus of the high-conductance calcium-activated potassium channel in channel structure and function
Schmalhofer, WA, Sanchez, M, Dai, G, Dewan, A, Secades, L, Hanner, M, Knaus, HG, McManus, OB, Kohler, M, Kaczorowski, GJ & Garcia, ML 2005, , Biochemistry, vol. 44, no. 30, pp. 10135-10144.

Effects of ketamine/xylazine on expression of tumor necrosis factor-alpha, inducible nitric oxide synthase, and cyclo-oxygenase-2 in rat gastric mucosa during endotoxemia.
Helmer, KS, Cui, Y, Chang, L, Dewan, A & Mercer, DW 2003, , Shock (Augusta, Ga.), vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 63-69.

Ketamine/Xylazine attenuates LPS-induced iNOS expression in various rat tissues
Helmer, KS, Cui, Y, Dewan, A & Mercer, DW 2003, , Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 112, no. 1, pp. 70-78.

Corrosion at metal interfaces-A study of corrosion rate and solution properties, including electrical conductance, viscosity, and density
Dewan, AK, Valenzuela, DP, Dubey, ST & Dewan, AK 2002, , Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 914-921.