Vijay Jotwani, MD

  • Primary care sports medicine physician, Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Assistant professor of family medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Vijay Jotwani, MD

Areas of Expertise

  • Care of endurance athletes
  • Chronic medical conditions (diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. related
  • Concussion and post-concussion syndrome
  • Environmental illnesses (heat stroke, altitude illness, etc.)
  • Injury prevention
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound guided injections
  • Non-surgical treatment of back and joint injuries


American Board of Family Medicine - Family Medicine and Sports Medicine
University of Illinois College of Medicine | 2003
University of Chicago/MacNeal Family Medicine Residency | 2006
University of Chicago/MacNeal Hospital - Chicago , IL | 2004
Indiana University - Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship- Indianapolis, IN | 2010


  • Houston Astros, consulting physician
  • Houston Ballet, consulting physician
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, rodeo primary care physician
  • Rice University Athletics, team primary care physician



Physiological Parameters of Bone Health in Elite Ballet Dancers
Lambert, BS, Cain, MT, Heimdal, T, Harris, JD, Jotwani, V, Petak, S & McCulloch, P 2020, Medicine and science in sports and exercise, vol. 52, no. 8, pp. 1668-1678.

Pain in right shoulder • recent influenza vaccination • history of hypertension and myocardial infarction • Dx?
Jotwani, V & Narducci, DM 2019, , Journal of Family Practice, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 44-46.

Addressing the unique issues of student athletes with ADHD
Perrin, AE & Jotwani, V 2014, , Journal of Family Practice, vol. 63, no. 5.

Fracture, distal radius
Gebke, KB & Jotwani, V 2012, . in The 5-Minute Sports Medicine Consult: Second Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP).

Traveling to high altitude with athletes
DaRosa, MJ, Jotwani, V & Valentine, V 2012, International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 11-17.

Postconcussion syndrome in athletes
Jotwani, V & Harmon, KG 2010, , Current Sports Medicine Reports, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 21-26.


  • English