With more than 40 faculty members, UT Orthopaedics physicians are faculty members of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. This unique affiliation and several locations for patient care allows our physician specialists to offer comprehensive and specialized care in an environment that thrives on collaboration between orthopaedic physicians who are highly specialized in one or more areas of orthopaedic care.
Our areas of specialty include:
shoulder and elbow
hand and wrist
foot and ankle
adult and pediatric spinal deformities and disorders
tumors of the spinal column and extremities
adult degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine
spine trauma and sarcoma
For appointments, please call 713.486.7500 or request an appointment online.
If you need to cancel an appointment, please call 713.486.7500 and give us at least 24 hours notice.
In most cases, we cannot accommodate walk-in patients. The best way to see a doctor is by scheduling an appointment. If you have an urgent need, please call the Nurse Line at 713.486.7500
Urgent, After-Hours and Emergency Care
If you have an urgent medical need, please call 713.486.7500 and a triage nurse will assess your medical need. If medically necessary, you will be worked into a physician’s schedule the same day.
For after hours care, please call 713.486.7500 to reach the physician on-call.
In case of emergency, please call 911 or go immediately to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Insurance, Payment and Billing
UT Physicians is a preferred provider for most managed care plans. We will verify your insurance coverage prior to your office visit.
We will file your insurance claim for you. You will be responsible for co-payments, co-insurance and deductibles at the time of your appointment. We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards including American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. If you do not have medical insurance, payment in full is due at the time of the visit.
For billing questions, please call Patient Services at 713-500-3500.
Triage Line and Routine Requests
If you have an urgent need, please call 713.486.7500 to speak with a nurse. The nurse will relay information to your physician.
Calls for routine requests are returned within 24 hours. Requests for urgent medical care are returned the same day.
Unless otherwise specified by your physician, you will receive written notification by mail or the nurse will contact you with test results. Please allow 7-10 days for most test results.
For prescription refills, please call your pharmacy.
Your insurance plan may require referral paperwork or other authorization for visits to specialists. Please contact your primary care physician or insurance company for more information.